An Introduction to Community Health: Brief Edition (Book with Access Code)

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback w/ Access Code
Pub. Date: 2013-05-10
Publisher(s): Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Summary

A Condensed Version of the Bestselling Classic Health TextAn Introduction to Community Health Brief Edition is a condensed and fully updated version of the bestselling classic health text. It is ideally suited for students in Health Education, Nursing, and Social Work programs. Like the full-length text, the condensed edition provides comprehensive coverage of epidemiology, adolescent and child health, health and safety in the workplace, environmental health, and minority and elder health. This is the only condensed community health text on the market and is suitable for Institutions with shorter academic terms.Key pedagogical features such as chapter objectives, review questions, key terms, and a full glossary can also be found within the brief edition. Access to the robust companion website is included with the purchase of each new textbook. Key features of the brief edition include: Extensive information on community-health related issues, including maternal, infant and child health; adolescent health, and elder and minority health Full coverage of the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) Discussion around the epidemic of deaths resulting from the nonmedical use and abuse of prescription analgesics Environmental concerns around the earthquake, tsunami and the disabled nuclear power plant in Japan A full suite of ancillary materials, including Practice Quizzes, Flashcards, Web Links and an Interactive Glossary can be found on the companion website

Table of Contents

PartUnit 1 Foundations of Community Health
Chapter1 Understanding Community Health and the Organizations That Help Shape It
Chapter2 Epidemiology: The Study, Prevention, and Control of Diseases, Injuries, and Other Health Conditions in the Community
Chapter3 Community Organizing/Building and Health Promotion Programming
Chapter4 The School Health Program: A Component of Community Health
PartUnit 2 The Nation's Health and Healthcare Delivery
Chapter5 Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Chapter6 Adolescents, Young Adults, and Adults
Chapter7 Elders
Chapter8 Community Health and Minorities
Chapter9 Community Mental Health
Chapter10 Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs: A Community Concern
Chapter11 Health Care Delivery in the United States
PartUnit 3 Environmental Health and Safety
Chapter12 Community Health and the Environment
Chapter13 Injuries as a Community Health Problem

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