About this Subject Expand or collapse the "about this subject" section

Forthcoming Articles Expand or collapse the "forthcoming articles" section


Public Health - Q - Oxford Bibliographies

You are looking at 170 - 189 of 213 items

Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment

Patrick Gurian

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Quantitative Microbial Risk AssessmentIntroductionQuantitative microbial risk assessment (QMRA) is the application of mathematical models of exposure ...

Radiological and Nuclear Emergencies

Steven M. Becker

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Radiological and Nuclear Emergencies Introduction Radioactive materials are widely used in the world today. Although electricity production fr...

Randomized Controlled Trials

Christine Paul, Robert Sanson-Fisher, Mariko Carey

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Randomized Controlled Trials Introduction Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have become the accepted approach, or “gold standard,” for produ...

Real World Evaluation Strategies

Valéry Ridde, Émilie Robert

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Real World Evaluation StrategiesIntroductionPublic health interventions are by nature complex and are implemented in contexts and with social actors w...

Reducing Obesity-Related Health Disparities in Hispanic and Latino Populations in the United States

Noe Crespo, Melawhy Garcia, Alma Behar, Christina Holub, John P. Elder

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Reducing Obesity-Related Health Disparities in Hispanic and Latino Populations in the United StatesIntroductionLatinos are the largest “minority” grou...

Research Integrity in Public Health

Dennis M. Gorman

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Research Integrity in Public HealthIntroductionIt is now recognized that a crisis of credibility exists in many academic disciplines, which manifests ...

Resilient Health Systems

Laura Hawken

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Resilient Health SystemsIntroductionTo understand health system resilience requires at least some exploration of the wider uses of the term resilience...

Rural Health in the United States

Ryung Suh, Hilda R. Heady

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Rural Health in the United States Introduction “Rural health in the United States” refers to the health status of rural people and the policie...

Safety, Patient

Liam Donaldson

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Patient SafetyIntroductionAs a unified field of scholarship, patient safety dates to the late 20th century. It has its origins in several developmenta...

School Health Programs in the Pacific Region

Albert Lee

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

School Health Programs in the Pacific RegionIntroductionHow should a school health program be constituted? There are widely debated existing infrastru...

Sex Education in HIV/AIDS Prevention

Jessica M. Sales, Ralph J. DiClemente

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Sex Education in HIV/AIDS Prevention Introduction HIV/AIDS is the largest epidemic in modern history, resulting in approximately 25 million deaths s...


Kenneth Rosenman

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

SilicosisIntroductionThe element silicon (Si) is the second most common element in the Earth’s crust. Silicon in combination with oxygen is silica (Si...

Skin Cancer Prevention

Karen Glanz

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-02-23

Skin Cancer Prevention Introduction Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, with more than 1 million Americ...

Smoking Cessation

Michael Eriksen, Carrie Whitney

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Smoking CessationIntroductionWorldwide, there are approximately one billion adult smokers who cumulatively smoke approximately 5.8 trillion cigarettes...

Social Determinants of Health

Carles Muntaner, Deb Finn Mahabir, Virginia Gunn

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Social Determinants of HealthIntroductionThe social determinants of health (SDOH) are a combination of social, economic, and political factors that sh...

Social Epidemiology

Regina A. Galer-Unti

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Social Epidemiology Introduction The term social epidemiology refers to the branch of epidemiology that investigates how social interactions a...

Social Marketing

R. Craig Lefebvre, Claudia M. Squire

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Social Marketing Introduction Social marketing is a framework for the application of the marketing discipline to social issues and causes. It ...

Statistics in Public Health

David L. Streiner

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Statistics in Public HealthIntroductionStatistics refers to a branch of mathematics that is concerned with the description and analysis of data. It is...

STI Networks, Patterns, and Control Strategies

Ian H. Spicknall, Jeremy A. Grey, Rilene A. Chew Ng, Sevgi O. Aral

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2018-06-27

STI Networks, Patterns, and Control StrategiesIntroductionSexually transmitted diseases are propagated through sexual connections. Networks of sexual ...


Vicki Flenady, Chrissie Astell, Laura Singline, Aleena Wojcieszek, Jessica Sexton, David Ellwood, Philippa Middleton, Adrienne Gordon, Caroline Homer, Joshua Vogel, Alyce Wilson, Frances M. Boyle, Siobhan Loughnan, Christine Andrews

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2021-10-27

StillbirthsIntroductionStillbirth is a major public health problem that often has long-lasting psychological, social, and financial burden on parents ...

How to Subscribe

Oxford Bibliographies Online is available by subscription and perpetual access to institutions. For more information or to contact an Oxford Sales Representative click here.