Public Health: What It Is and How It Works

By: Bernard J. Turnock

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In this comprehensive text, students examine both the scope and inner workings of the public health system. They will develop a clear understanding of the role of the public health system in the US today, and how that role has evolved over time, the various facets of the public health system that link its essential ingredients to its intended outcomes, the relationships between public health and medical care in the health care delivery system and how the performance of the public health system can be measured, and more importantly, improved. A wide range of activities that makes up the public health system are addressed -- epidemiological investigation, biomedical research, environmental assessment, the analysis of individual and group behavior, massive data collection efforts, policy department, and more

Title: Public Health: What It Is and How It Works

Author Name: Bernard J. Turnock

Categories: Health & Nutrition SC,

Edition: 2

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers: January 2001

ISBN Number: 0834218119

ISBN Number 13: 9780834218116

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 406261

Description: Light shelfwear to cover. Domestic orders shipped with USPS tracking numbers.