A Dictionary of Public Health

A Dictionary of Public Health

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An invaluable desk reference for busy public health practitioners, The Dictionary of Public Health is an alphabetical listing of almost 5,000 words and phrases used in public health science and practice. It offers definititions, discussion, and an occasional brief commentary on the relevance of each term to people and their health. This volume is a trusted resource for answers to questions that arise in the course of public health practice, whether in the office or in the field, in interactions with the public or with the media. The book contains cross-referenced definitions and discussions of related terms and concepts. For easy reference, users will find similarly worked definitions and discussions of important related concepts listed under each of the commonly used keywords. A variety of website links make it easy to find further information at the users fingertips. Covering all aspects of public health, this book serves as both a quick and handy reference tool and a vehicle for more leisurely browsing.show more

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  • Hardback | 432 pages
  • 167.6 x 236.2 x 27.9mm | 793.8g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195160908
  • 9780195160901
  • 1,668,487

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...the editor has done an extremely efficient job. If you need a compact dictionary of public health then, undoubtedly, this is a very good one. * Reference Reviews, Volume 21, Number 7 * This book covers a unique balance of the most significant terms and phrases as well as specialized vocabulary related to the issues and trends in the multidisciplinary nature of public health...recommended! * Doody's Notes *show more

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This book covers a unique balance of the most significant terms and phrases as well as specialized vocabulary related to the issues and trends in the multidisciplinary nature of public health...recommended! Doody's Notesshow more

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