International Encyclopedia of Public Health

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Language: Anglais
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An authoritative and comprehensive guide to the major issues, challenges, methods, and approaches of global public health. This encyclopedia will cover all dimensions of the field, from details of specific diseases to the organization of social insurance agencies. A significant percentage of the articles will cover public health aspects of diseases and conditions. Other articles will survey aging, diet, injuries, ethical and legal subjects in public health, measurement and modeling, consumerism, anthropology and sociology, economics, the history of public health, and global issues.

  • Edited and written by a distinguished international group of editors and contributors
  • Heavily illustrated and abundantly cross-referenced
  • Via ScienceDirect platform, multimedia files will provide an enhanced online experience
  • Includes 'Further Reading' lists at the end of each article 
  • A complete subject index contained in one volume
Subject areas covered:
Aging
Anthropology/ Sociology
At-Risk Populations
Cancer
Cardiovascular
Child & Adolescent Health
Consumerism/ Education/ Outreach
Diet/ Obesity/ Physical Inactivity
Economics/ Finance
Emerging and Re-Emerging Diseases
Environmental / Occupational
Epidemiology/ Demography
Ethical and Legal Issues
Global Issues
Health Services
Health Systems
History of Public Health
Infectious Diseases
Injuries and Violence
Malnutrition, Infections and Poverty
Measurement and Modelling
Neurological Disorders
Parasitic Diseases
Policy
Psychology/ Psychiatry
Respiratory Diseases
Sensory, GI, and Other
Sexual & Reproductive Health
Tobacco / Alcohol / Drugs