The Encyclopedia of Public Health is a summary of current knowledge in the field of public health. The work includes more than 2,500 entries in two volumes, written by international experts across the public health sciences. Entries consist of review-style articles (synopses), detailed essays and short definitions. Extensive cross referencing and hyperlinking offer an easy to use reference in Public Health.
Solidly structured and inclusive, this two-volume reference is an invaluable tool for clinical scientists and practitioners in academia, health care and industry, as well as students and teachers.
Topics covered include:
Dental Public Health
Health Care and Rehabilitation
Health Economics (Burden of Disease)
Health Technology Assessment
Indigenous People's Health
Nutrition and Physical Activity
Occupational and Environmental Health
Public Health Genetics
Public Health Law
Public Mental Health
About the Editor-in-Chief:
Wilhelm Kirch is a former President of the European Public Health Association (EUPHA). Since 2005, he has served as President of the German Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. He is currently a Professor on the Medical Faculty of the Dresden University of Technology.
- Verlag: Springer / Springer Netherlands
- Artikelnr. des Verlages: 11676553
- Erscheinungstermin: 13. Juni 2008
- Abmessung: 266mm x 198mm x 99mm
- Gewicht: 3742g
- ISBN-13: 9781402056130
- ISBN-10: 1402056133
- Artikelnr.: 22626034
"The text was developed by 23 editors representing subfields of public health, along with 150 contributors ... . Academic libraries with extensive public health collections will benefit from owning this well-written set. ... Summing Up: ... Lower-level undergraduates and above." (U. Ellis, Choice, Vol. 46 (4), December, 2009)