Essentials of Environmental Health

Author: Friis
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284123979
Format: PDF
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Essentials of Environmental Health is a clear and comprehensive study of the major topics of environmental health, including a background of the field and “tools of the trade” (environmental epidemiology, environmental toxicology, and environmental policy and regulation); Environmental diseases (microbial agents, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation); and Applications and domains of environmental health (water and air quality, food safety, waste disposal, and occupational health).

Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science

Author: Naima Bradley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199682887
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book provides guidance on the technical aspects of environmental and public health investigations. The authors provide practical, expert advice on a range of topics from key concepts and framework for investigation to waste management. Case studies are used to aid learning and understand of the topics discussed.

Essentials of Environmental Epidemiology for Health Protection

Author: Irene A. Kreis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199663416
Format: PDF, ePub
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Essentials of Environmental Epidemiology for Health Protection is a key handbook and course reader for all professionals in environmental public health. Emphasising the scoping and planning stages of a study in order to avoid common pitfalls, and includes discussions on the limitations of epidemiological studies, ethics and handling large datasets.

Essentials of Public Health Biology

Author: Constance U. Battle
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 0763744646
Format: PDF, ePub
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Public Health 101

Author: Richard K. Riegelman
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763760441
Format: PDF, Docs
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Public Health 101 provides a big-picture, population perspective on the determinants of health and disease and the tools available to protect and promote health. It examines the full range of options for intervention including use of the health care system, the public health system, and society-wide interventions such as laws and taxation.Students will learn how public health affects them in their everyday lives. Using case studies, vignettes, and extensive examples, they will learn and apply frameworks for thinking about the issues of public health. They will gain a deeper understanding about the health news they hear, the web sites they visit, and the research they read.

Essentials of Public Health

Author: Clinical Professor and Director Division of Community Health Sciences School of Public Health University of Illinois Chicago Illinois Bernard J Turnock, M.D.
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 1284069362
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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As one of the foundational texts in the Essential Public Health series, Essentials of Public Health is an excellent introduction to the field of public health. Written for senior-level undergraduates or graduate students in public health, health science, nursing, and other health professions, Essentials of Public Health gives special focus to public health careers and the workings of public health agencies. Combining the best elements of Dr. Turnock's other books: Public Health: What It Is and How It Works and Public Health: Career Choices That Make a Difference, Essentials of Public Health, Third Edition, uses clear, reader-friendly language and helpful learning tools such as chapter exercises and discussion questions, making it an ideal text to prepare your students for the profession of public health. New to the Third Edition: Comprehensive new coverage of topics such as: the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, strategic planning, accreditation of public health organizations and credentialing of public health workers Extensive information on state and local public health practice derived from national surveys conducted since 2012 Two separate chapters on Community Public Health Practice and Emergency Preparedness (formerly covered in one single chapter) New conceptual frameworks for the public health system, overall health system, and public health workforce An examination of an additional 16 different public health occupations a total of 39 covered in all More than 60 new or revised charts and tables and a series of outside-the-book thinking exercises appears in each chapter. This book: Defines and describes the public health system Provides concepts and tools for measuring health in populations Characterizes the relationship of the public health system with medical care and other elements of the overall health system Identifies government s unique contributions through federal, state, and local public health agencies Offers basic information on the size and composition of the public health workforce Addresses careers and jobs in public health administration, epidemiology, public health nursing, health education, and more."

Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

Author: David Baker
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199652549
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection is a key handbook and course reader for all health protection professionals. It covers the basics of toxicology and its application to issues of topical concern including contaminated land, water pollution and traditional medicines.

Epidemiology 101

Author: Robert H. Friis
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 128410785X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Now In Full Color, This Best-Selling Text Will Introduce You To The Basics Of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Environmental Epidemiology, Molecular Epidemiology, And Psychosocial/Behavioral Epidemiology. Perfect For Those With No Prior Familiarity With Health-Related Fields Or Statistics, Epidemiology 101, Second Edition, Uses A Clear, Cohesive Writing Style And Follows The Basic Epidemiology 101 Curriculum Framework As Outlined In The AAC&U And APTR Recommendations For Undergraduate Public Health Education. End-Of-Chapter Exercises Provide Access To A Laboratory Component For College Science Courses That Require A Laboratory. Key Features: •Full Color Pages With 25% More Tables And Charts Throughout To Capture The Reader’S Interest And Enhance Learning •Current, Tangible Examples From The Field That Are Relevant And Familiar To Young Students Such As Big Data, Cyberbullying, And Disease Outbreaks Including Ebola And Zika •New Chapters That Cover Epidemiology And Data Presentation (With Practice Questions For The MCAT? Examination) And Epidemiology And Screening For Disease •Access To Navigate 2 Online Learning Materials, Including A Comprehensive And Interactive Ebook, Student Practice Activities And Assessments, Learning Analytics Reporting Tools, And More

Essentials of Medical Geology

Author: Olle Selinus
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400743750
Format: PDF
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Essentials of Medical Geology reviews the essential concepts and practical tools required to tackle environmental and public health problems. It is organized into four main sections. The first section deals with the fundamentals of environmental biology, the natural and anthropogenic sources of health elements that impact health and illustrate key biogeochemical transformations. The second section looks at the geological processes influencing human exposure to specific elements, such as radon, arsenic, fluorine, selenium and iodine. The third section presents the concepts and techniques of pathology, toxicology and epidemiology that underpin investigations into the human health effects of exposure to naturally occurring elements. The last section provides a toolbox of analytical approaches to environmental research and medical geology investigations. Essentials of Medical Geology was first published in 2005 and has since won three prestigious rewards. The book has been recognized as a key book in both medical and geology fields and is widely used as textbook and reference book in these fields. For this revised edition, editors and authors have updated the content that evolved a lot during 2005 and added two new chapters, on public health, and agriculture and health. This updated volume can now continue to be used as a textbook and reference book for all who are interested in this important topic and its impacts the health and wellbeing of many millions of people all over the world. · Addresses key topics at the intersection of environmental science and human health · Developed by 60 international experts from 20 countries and edited by professionals from the International Medical Geology Association (IMGA) · Written in non-technical language for a broad spectrum of readers, ranging from students and professional researchers to policymakers and the general public · Includes color illustrations throughout, references for further investigation and other aids to the reader