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Public Health Surveillance

Patrick L'Heureux Remington, Tracy Flood

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Public Health Surveillance Introduction The ultimate goal of public health is to assure the conditions necessary for all people to live a long...

Public Health, History of

L. Fleming Fallon

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

History of Public Health Introduction The history of public health is dynamic and being generated on a constant basis. Diseases have provided t...

Public-Private Partnerships in Public Health Research and Policy

Erica Di Ruggiero, Sarah Viehbeck, Modi Mwatsama, Alannah Brown, Hannah Graff, Jane Landon

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Public-Private Partnerships in Public Health Research and PolicyIntroductionIncreasingly, there are calls for multisectoral interactions including tho...

Public-Private Partnerships to Prevent and Manage Obesity and Non-Communicable Diseases

Diane T. Finegood, Lee M. Johnston, Suzanne Vander Wekken

Subject: Public Health »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Public-Private Partnerships to Prevent and Manage Obesity and Noncommunicable Diseases Introduction Obesity is a risk factor for three of the ...

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...

Silicosis

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...

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