Case Studies in Public Health contains selected case studies of some of the most important and influential moments in medicine and epidemiology. The cases chosen for this collection represent a wide array of public health issues that go into the makeup of what can be termed the New Public Health (NPH), which includes traditional public health, such as sanitation, hygiene and infectious disease control, but widens its perspective to include the organization, financing and quality of health care services in a much broader sense. Each case study is presented in a systematic fashion to facilitate learning, with the case, background, current relevance, economic issues, ethical issues, conclusions, recommendation and references discussed for each case. The book is a valuable resource for advanced students and researchers with specialized knowledge who need further information on the general background and history of public health and important scientific discoveries within the field. It is an ideal resource for students in public health, epidemiology, medicine, anthropology, and sociology, and for those interested in how to apply lessons from the past to present and future research. Explores the history of public health through important scientific events and flashpoints Presents case studies in a clear, direct style that is easy to follow Uses a systematic approach to help learn lessons from the past and apply them to the present
Designed as a supplement to Public Health 101, this collection of 21 engaging case studies provides your students with the opportunity to synthesize and apply each of the five components of the Public Health 101 curriculum framework: the public health approach; tools of population health; disease: determinants, impacts, and interventions; healthcare and public health systems; and special areas of public health focus.
Gain a better understanding of the nurse's role in caring for populations and the community. The detailed scenarios in Case Studies in Public Nursing 1st Edition are real-life situations, designed to promote active learning, classroom discussions, and full comprehension of the material. Over 50 engaging scenarios are presented in a consistent format to help you quickly grasp topics such as community assessment, health promotion, and vulnerable populations. Featuring robust online content along with an accompanying user's guide, these case studies are ideal for use in conjunction with a community health textbook. Plus, suggested readings corresponding to Elsevier community health textbooks are included to help foster a rich learning experience! NEW! More than 50 case studies bring community/public health nursing to life helping you to understand how the role of the public health nurse fits into unique populations. NEW! Each case study is organized in a consistent format featuring objectives, unfolding case scenarios, NCLEX-style review questions, and open-ended critical thinking questions. NEW! A list of relevant Giddens concepts is provided for each case study. NEW! Suggested readings from Elsevier community health textbooks (Nies, Stanhope, Edelman) are included so you can easily cross reference relevant content. NEW! An estimated completion time included for each case study, to help you plan ahead. NEW! Helpful printed User's Guide includes an overview of public health nursing, a full description of each case study, and instructions for using the product.
|Author||: Lloyd Novick|
|Publisher||: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins|
|Release Date||: 2017-11-15|
|ISBN 10||: 1496377109|
|Pages||: 200 pages|
JPHMP's 21 Public Health Case Studies on Policy & Administration, compiled by the founding editor and current editor-in-chief of the Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, provides you with real-life examples of how to strategize and execute policies and practices when confronted with issues such as disease containment, emergency preparedness, and organizational, management, and administrative problems.
Case Studies in Global Health: Millions Saved consists of 20 case studies, which illustrate real life, proven, large-scale success stories in global public health. Drawing from a rich evidence base, the accessible case write-ups highlight experiences in the scale up of health technologies, the strengthening of health systems, and the use of health education and policy change to achieve impressive reductions in disease and disability, even in the poorest countries. An overview chapter draws attention to the factors that contributed to each of the successes. Discussion questions help to bring out the main points and provide a point of departure for independent student research. Useful as a stand-alone text or as a complement to Essentials of Global Health, this book provides readers with a clear and inspiring picture of how global public health efforts have made a difference in the lives of people around the world.
"This new edition covers issues of privacy and confidentiality protection, informed consent in public health research, the ethics of randomized trials, vulnerable populations, genetic discrimination, AIDS prevention and treatment, health care reform, scientific misconduct, conflicts of interest, intellectual property, and more."--Publisher's description.
|Author||: Landesman Consulting Visiting Lecturer School of Public Health University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst Massachusetts Linda Y Landesman,Linda Y. Landesman,Isaac B. Weisfuse|
|Publisher||: Jones & Bartlett Publishers|
|Release Date||: 2013-08-02|
|ISBN 10||: 1449645208|
|Pages||: 384 pages|
From extreme weather events such as Superstorm Sandy, man-made tragedies like the Madrid train bombings, the threat of bioterrorism, and emerging infections such as the H1N1 pandemic flu, disasters are creating increasingly profound threats to health of populations around the globe. Through a presentation of 16 case studies, the authors examine the broad range of public health scenarios through the lens of emergency preparedness and planning. Designed for students across a wide spectrum of health and safety disciplines, this text uniquely demonstrates the application of public health preparedness competencies established by the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH). Key Features: -Presents 16 case studies on preparedness, from natural disasters to pandemic infection. -Demonstrates the application of the ASPH Public Health Preparedness competencies. -Makes an ideal complement to any text on disaster preparedness or public health leadership, or can be used as a standalone text. "Case Studies in Public Health Preparedness is written by some of the best emergency preparedness and response professionals in the business; it is a must read for anyone who needs to prepare for or respond to an emergency. Michael Osterholm Ph.D, MPH, Professor and Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota"
Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. Public Health Law: Concepts and Case Studies is a practical textbook for students of public health and health policy with comprehensive coverage of core concepts in law across public health sectors. The text builds upon the understanding that law is a significant determinant of health while highlighting essential knowledge of legal issues and laws affecting public health outcomes. Chapters address major topics in United States public health law and take a competency-based approach influenced by models developed by the CDC's Public Health Law Program. The book describes the most important and relevant considerations of the law through case studies and real-world examples that students and practitioners of public health need as a baseline in order to mitigate health inequities and public health threats. Written with a basis in health equity, chapters also include call-out boxes to appropriate health equity related principles and theories. The book's three parts explore law as a foundation for public health practice, law in everyday practice, and law as a transdisciplinary public health tool. It addresses key legal concepts such as the sources of authority in the United States legal system, constitutional foundations, limitations of authority, regulation, and litigation as they relate to public health. The most prevalent public health law topics and national public health strategies are covered in clear prose and offer guidance on the law and legal issues related to immunization, infectious disease control, chronic disease prevention and management, unintentional and intentional injury prevention, emergency law, global public health, environmental law, LGBT populations and the law, women's reproductive health topics and more. Hypothetical case studies throughout illustrate how law impacts public health practice across a variety of settings and populations. Content on the transdisciplinary nature of public health practice spans topics such as law as a social determinant of health, the Health in All Policies initiative, legal epidemiology, law and ethics, and the scope of public health decision-making. Insightful and practical in its approach, Public Health Law: Concepts and Case Studies provides students and public health practitioners alike with knowledge and tools for utilizing the law to advance public health goals in the communities they serve. Key Features: Includes practical, real-world case studies illustrating the intersection of law and public health in many different contexts Highlights health equity and social justice issues relevant to chapter topics Explains legal frameworks and challenging legal concepts in easy to read prose Highlights relevant legal issues and considerations during the COVID-19 pandemic Includes access to the fully downloadable eBook as well as instructor ancillary materials such as Instructor's Manual, PowerPoints, and Test Bank
|Author||: Raisa B. Deber,Catherine L. Mah|
|Publisher||: University of Toronto Press|
|Release Date||: 2014-04-30|
|ISBN 10||: 1442618965|
|Pages||: 560 pages|
Covering a wide range of issues, the 22 cases included in Case Studies in Canadian Health Policy and Management constitute an exceptional resource for bringing real-life policy questions into the classroom. Based on actual events, the cases have been developed with input from mid-career professionals with strong field experience and extensively tested in Raisa B. Deber’s graduate case study seminar at the University of Toronto. Each case features both a substantive health policy issue and a selection of key concepts and methods appropriate to examining public policy, public health, and health care management issues. In each case, the authors provide a summary of the case and the related policy issues, a description of events, suggested questions for discussion, supporting information, and both works cited and further reading. Suitable for graduate and undergraduate classrooms in programs in a variety of fields, Case Studies in Canadian Health Policy and Management is an exceptional educational resource. This second edition features all new cases, as well as adding an introductory chapter that provides a framework and tools for health policy analysis in Canada.
Revitalizing Health for All examines thirteen cases of efforts to implement CPHC reforms from around the globe including Australia, Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iran, South Africa, and more.