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Studying health inequalitiesAn applied approach

Studying health inequalities: An applied approach

Jonathan Wistow, Tim Blackman, David Byrne, and Gerald Wistow

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447305286
eISBN:
9781447312031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447305286.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Not many things are as important to the quality of life as healthy and overall life expectancy. So why nearly 70 years after the creation of the NHS do we have wide variations in health outcomes that ... More

Systems Science and Population Health

Systems Science and Population Health

Abdulrahman M. El-Sayed and Sandro Galea (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190492397
eISBN:
9780190492427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492397.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This book bridges the gap between systems science and population health science and brings together contributions from leading authorities in the field to describe how complex systems science ... More

Teaching EpidemiologyA guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Jørn Olsen, Rodolfo Saracci, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The aim of this book is to help the inexperienced teacher in epidemiology when planning a course, and to be an inspiration for experienced teachers when he/she is trying to improve teaching ... More

Teaching EpidemiologyA guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Jørn Olsen, Naomi Greene, Rodolfo Saracci, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199685004
eISBN:
9780191765315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685004.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This is the fourth version of this text. The book provides suggestions for what a course in general epidemiology or a course in a specific field of epidemiology should include. The book is written by ... More

Terrorism and Public HealthA balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book addresses terrorism and public health, and presents a balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people. It provides up-to-date, science-based expert information on, and a ... More

Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Hans-Olov Adami, David Hunter, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book offers an overview of the epidemiology and primary prevention for most forms of human cancer. It summarizes concepts and methods of epidemiology, the biology of cancer, cancer genetics, and ... More

Textbook of Global Health

Textbook of Global Health

Anne-Emanuelle Birn, Yogan Pillay, and Timothy H. Holtz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780199392285
eISBN:
9780199392315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199392285.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Fully revised and updated, this fourth edition of Oxford’s Textbook of Global Health equips students, advocates, and health professionals with building blocks for a critical understanding of global ... More

The Thirteenth StepAddiction in the Age of Brain Science

The Thirteenth Step: Addiction in the Age of Brain Science

Markus Heilig

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231172363
eISBN:
9780231539029
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231172363.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The past twenty-five years have witnessed a revolution in the science of addiction, yet we still rely upon sorely outdated methods of treatment. Expensive new programs for managing addiction are also ... More

TobaccoScience, policy and public health

Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Peter Boyle, Nigel Gray, Jack Henningfield, John Seffrin, and Witold Zatonski (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566655
eISBN:
9780191594410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book covers the science and policy issues relevant to one of the major public health disasters of modern times. It pulls together the aetiology and burden of the myriad of tobacco-related ... More

Towards the emancipation of patientsPatients' experiences and the patient movement

Towards the emancipation of patients: Patients' experiences and the patient movement

Charlotte Williamson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847427458
eISBN:
9781447304043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847427458.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Despite a policy focus on involving patients in healthcare and increasing patient autonomy, much covert coercion of patients takes place in everyday healthcare. This book examines how the patient ... More

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