Health Behavior Theory for Public Health: Principles, Foundations, and Applications

Jones & Bartlett Learning - This unique text examines health behavior theory, through the context of the "New Public Health". Students will come away with a clear understanding of how theory fits into the larger scope of public health research and practice. This is followed by a straightforward and expansive look at the most commonly applied theories and approaches to public health research and programs.

Health behavior theory for public health will provide your students with a balanced professional education - one that explores the essential spectrum of theoretical tools as well as the core practices. Divided into three sections, the book takes an ecological approach to learning about health behavior theory and its application.

New examples of the application of theory such as the highly successful structural-level of intervention of Citibike in New York City • New timely and relevant examples that illustrate difficult concepts such as evaluation and the diffusion of innovation. The reader will first gain a broad understanding of health, public health, health behavior and health promotion planning.

Finally, evaluation, readers will learn about the essential tasks of measurement, and translation through an examination a diverse set of application tools. The second edition is a thorough update that offers two new chapters, new examples of application in the field, pull quotes, as well as new photos, and box features to engage the reader in learning.

Health Behavior Theory for Public Health: Principles, Foundations, and Applications - Key features:• a new chapter on intervention mapping that examines the value of using multiple theories to better understand and thus better resolve social inequalities and prevent disease• A new chapter on social network theory that explores the basics of network theory and the profound influence of networks on the health behaviors of people at all stages of life.





Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health Essential Public Health

Jones & Bartlett Learning - The examples are real, relevant, and manageable in size so that students can easily focus on applications rather than become overwhelmed by computations. The third edition offers a new chapter on data visualization and interpretation including guidance on reporting statistical results in tables, figures and text.

Examples of well-organized, detailed and appropriately formatted tables and figures are provided along with samples of how best to interpret them. Examples of poorly organized tables and figures are also included to illustrate common misinterpretations of results, due in part to lack of clarity in presentation.

The text comes packaged with an access code card that gives your students access to an online workbook for statistical computing using Microsoft Excel. New suggestions for instructors to facilitate in-class discussions around these applications and their interpretation are included in the instructor resources• New examples from widely publicized clinical trials and from relevant and timely studies added throughout.

Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health Essential Public Health - New integrative exercises included in the instructor resources that allow students to practice biostatistical analysis with real data using Excel. New link to a publicly available, longitudinal dataset containing data collected in the Framingham Heart Study. The online workbook is available in both Mac and PC versions.

Updates to the third edition:• new chapter on data visualization and interpretation• New "When and Why" sections in each chapter include timely examples of important medical and public health applications of biostatistical techniques to help students connect the technical aspects of how specific analyses are conducted to real and relevant applications.

Essentials of biostatistics in public Health, Third Edition provides a fundamental and engaging background for students learning to apply and appropriately interpret biostatistics applications in the field of public health.





Novick & Morrow's Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management

Jones & Bartlett Learning - Johnson. Streamlined chapters with new chapter objectives and discussion questions to enhance the classroom experience for students. New chapters on public health policy, social marketing, social determinants of health, public health systems research, social entrepreneurship for public health, and global health.

New student navigate Companion Website with interactive learning materials to engage students in learning. Instructor resources: instructor Manual, PowerPoint, Test BankStudent Resources: Companion Website Used book in Good Condition. Under the direction of new lead editors, Leiyu Shi and James A. Johnson, the new third edition of public health administration: Principles for Population-Based Management examines the many events, advances, and challenges in the United States and the world since the publication of the prior edition of the book.

Novick & Morrow's Public Health Administration: Principles for Population-Based Management - With contributions from experts in areas ranging from workforce to community-based prevention to emergency preparedness, comprehensive coverage of current, this timely and thorough revision offers detailed, relevant issues for students as well as practicing public health administrators. This edition also addresses new perspectives of evidence-based public health, integrated information management, social entrepreneurship, accountable care organizations, systems thinking, disaster preparedness and response, and social media.

New to this edition:• new team of seasoned co-editors, Leiyu Shi and James A.





Our Global Environment: A Health Perspective

Waveland Press, Inc. - Abundant photographs and illustrations highlight salient issues and clarify trends, while boxed inserts in every chapter contain timely examples of general concepts presented in the chapters. The discussion of global climate change has been significantly updated to reflect the latest assessments of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change with regard to evidence of global warming, and adaptation measures, mitigation strategies, as well as an up-to-date summary of ongoing international efforts to negotiate binding treaties that would produce meaningful reductions in greenhouse gases.

New to the seventh edition is a chapter on clean energy alternatives that evaluates the long-term potential of the most promising renewable energy technologies as well as short-term strategies to increase energy efficiency. An accompanying Study Guide is available separately. Not-for-sale instructor resource material available to college and university faculty only; contact publisher directly.

Our global environment is widely praised by students and faculty for its clear, compelling presentation. The presentation combines an overall ecological concern with specific elements related to personal and community health, giving readers a clear sense of how today's environmental issues directly impact their own lives.

Our Global Environment: A Health Perspective - Used book in Good Condition. The crucial interdependence between humans and their environment is explored and illuminated in this revealing overview of the major environmental issues facing society in the twenty-first century. With attention to detail and cogent language, the author describes how human health and well-being are inextricably bound up in the web of interrelationships that characterize life on this planet.





Epidemiology for Public Health Practice Friis, Epidemiology for Public Health Practice

Jones & Bartlett Learning - A unique focus is given to real-world applications of epidemiology and the development of skills that students can apply in subsequent course work and in the field. Used book in Good Condition. With extensive treatment of the heart of epidemiology--from study designs to descriptive epidemiology to quantitative measures--this reader-friendly text is accessible and interesting to a wide range of beginning students in all health-related disciplines.

Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Now in its fifth edition, this best-selling text offers comprehensive coverage of all the major topics in introductory epidemiology. The fifth edition is a thorough revision with updated data throughout including: the top 10 leading causes of death, incidence of AIDS, mortality ratios, infant mortality rates, suicide rates, tobacco consumption, motor vehicle traffic death rates, breast cancer death rates, dementia, cancer deaths rates, tuberculosis incidence, life expectancy, unintentional injuries and much more.





Health Program Planning and Evaluation: A Practical, Systematic Approach for Community Health

Jones & Bartlett Learning - Featuring reader-friendly, accessible language and practical tools and concepts, this outstanding resource prepares students and professionals to become savvy consumers of evaluation reports and prudent users of evaluation consultants. The fourth edition reflects the major changes in the field of community health with updated examples and references throughout.

New to this edition:• Introduction of the concept of root causes as social determinants. A comprehensive description of how each target setting option relates to the corresponding level of the health impact pyramid. More information on informatics and big data as related to program planning and monitoring • A discussion of photos and video as modes of data collection.

Health Program Planning and Evaluation: A Practical, Systematic Approach for Community Health - A reinforcement of informatics, photos and big data as useful in program evaluation• Current terminology of first and second order coding of qualitative data. We will also frame case study as a mixed method rather than a strictly qualitative method Used book in Good Condition. Selected by doody's review services as one of doody's core Titles in Public Health, implementing, Fourth Edition carefully walks the reader through the process for developing, Health Program Planning and Evaluation, and evaluating successful community health promotion programs.

We will also discuss the relevance of the ACA to community assessment. Chapter 4: introduce the concept of root causes as social determinants. Chapter 8: provide a strong description of how each target setting option relates to the corresponding level of the health impact pyramid.





Introduction to Health Research Methods

Jones & Bartlett Learning - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. This clear, practical, and straightforward text demystifies the research process and empowers students and other new investigators to conduct their own original research projects. In five sections, proceeding through the collection and analysis of data and the preparation of a formal scientific report, Introduction to Health Research Methods describes the entire research process beginning with the identification of a research question and the selection of a study approach, and ending with academic and professional presentations and publishing.

By breaking down the process into manageable steps, Introduction to Health Research Methods communicates the excitement and importance of health research--and encourages readers to make their own contribution to improving the health of individuals and communities through research. The second edition is a thorough update that offers:• a new chapter on mentorship and other professional development opportunities • a new chapter on grant writing with sections on funding sources, and economic analysis • A comprehensive walk through of successful writing strategies with dozens of ideas for how to get started on writing and stay motivated• New information on qualitative studies including interviewing, budgeting, focus group discussions, and grant management• A new chapter introducing several analysis tools that move beyond standard biostatistical techniques such as GIS, proposal writing, coding and analysis, mathematical modeling, mixed methods research, finding grant opportunities, and monitoring and evaluation Used book in Good Condition.





Environmental Health: From Global to Local Public Health/Environmental Health

Jossey-Bass - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. This book is a well-rounded guide that addresses the field's most pressing concerns, with a practical bent that takes the material beyond theory. The bestselling environmental health text, with all new coverage of key topics Environmental Health: From Global to Local is a comprehensive introduction to the subject, community health, and a contemporary, preventive medicine, environmental health, authoritative text for students of public health, and environmental studies.

Explore the cross-discipline manifestations of environmental health Understand the global ramifications of population and climate change Learn how environmental issues affect health and well-being closer to home Discover how different fields incorporate environmental health perspectives The first law of ecology reminds is that 'everything is connected to everything else.

Each piece of the system affects the whole, and the whole must sustain us all for the long term. Edited by the former director of the cdc's national center for environmental Health and current dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Washington, this book provides a multi-faceted view of the topic, populations, and how it affects different regions, and professions.

Environmental Health: From Global to Local Public Health/Environmental Health - In addition to traditional environmental health topics—air, climate change, transportation, cross-cutting coverage, disaster preparedness and response, including such topics as building design, urban and regional planning, radiation, energy, chemical toxins, pest control—it offers remarkably broad, water, and environmental psychology.

Environmental health is a critically important topic, and it reaches into fields as diverse as communications, technology, regulatory policy, medicine, and law. Used book in Good Condition. This new third edition maintains its strong grounding in evidence, with integrated coverage of policy issues, sustainability, and has been revised for greater readability, and vulnerable populations, with new coverage of ecology, and with a more global focus.





Basics of the U.S. Health Care System

Jones & Bartlett Learning - Used book in Good Condition. This edition also offers:• a new activity at the end of each chapter that engages the reader in relating the chapter content to current events using internet research. Expanded coverage of law, ethics, and bioethical issues including end-of-life care and advanced directives.

New sections addressing issues related to the health and legal rights of the LGBT population Used book in Good Condition. Health care system, third Edition provides a broad, fundamental introduction to the workings of the healthcare industry. Each chapter features review exercises and internet resources that make studying this complex industry both enjoyable and stimulating.

Basics of the U.S. Health Care System - Engaging and activities-oriented, the text offers an accessible overview of the major concepts of healthcare operations, the role of government, public and private financing, as well as ethical and legal issues. Engaging and activities-oriented, the text offers an accessible overview of the major concepts of healthcare operations, the role of government, as well as ethical and legal issues.

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Introduction to Epidemiology

Jones & Bartlett Learning - Used book in Good Condition. Students will learn how to identify and describe public health problems, formulate research hypotheses, interpret results, manage and analyze epidemiologic data, select appropriate research study designs, and apply results in preventing and controlling disease and health-related events.

Health care system, third edition provides a broad, public and private financing, fundamental introduction to the workings of the healthcare industry. Basics of the u. S. Engaging and activities-oriented, the role of government, the text offers an accessible overview of the major concepts of healthcare operations, as well as ethical and legal issues.

Introduction to Epidemiology - Each chapter features review exercises and internet resources that make studying this complex industry both enjoyable and stimulating. Offering real-world examples in the form of case studies and news files in each chapter, Introduction to Epidemiology is an accessible and effective approach to learning epidemiology.

The seventh edition is a thorough revision that offers:• updated tables, study center, which unlocks a complete eBook, causality, figures and examples throughout• Greater emphasis on epidemiology in international settings, and disease transmission• Real-world public health problems involving both infectious and chronic diseases and conditions• Navigate 2 Advantage Access, homework and Assessment Center, and a dashboard that reports actionable data.

Introduction to epidemiology, Seventh Edition is a comprehensive, reader-friendly introduction to this exciting field. Students of various disciplines--including healthcare administration, business, nursing, public health, and others--will discover a practical guide that prepares them for professional opportunities in this rapidly growing sector.

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Pollution and the Death of Man

Crossway Books - Health care system, third edition provides a broad, public and private financing, fundamental introduction to the workings of the healthcare industry. Students of various disciplines--including healthcare administration, nursing, public health, business, and others--will discover a practical guide that prepares them for professional opportunities in this rapidly growing sector.

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Pollution and the Death of Man - Each chapter features review exercises and internet resources that make studying this complex industry both enjoyable and stimulating.