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Contested IllnessesCitizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, and Stephen Zavestoski (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The politics and science of health and disease remain contested terrain among scientists, health practitioners, policy makers, industry, communities, and the public. Stakeholders in disputes about ... More

Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Peter J. Neumann, Theodore G. Ganiats, Louise B. Russell, Gillian D. Sanders, and Joanna E. Siegel (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190492939
eISBN:
9780190492960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492939.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

As healthcare costs rise in the United States, debate is ongoing over how to obtain better value for dollars spent. In this context, the use of cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) is more compelling ... More

Do We Care?India's Health System

Do We Care?: India's Health System

K. Sujatha Rao

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199469543
eISBN:
9780199087617
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199469543.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Preamble and the Directive Principles of India’s Constitution provide for state intervention for assuring every citizen’s health and well-being. Yet India has wide disparities and inequalities in ... More

Exercises in EpidemiologyApplying Principles and Methods

Exercises in Epidemiology: Applying Principles and Methods

Noel S. Weiss

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190651510
eISBN:
9780190651541
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190651510.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Most epidemiology workbooks are used as supplements to existing texts. The student reads the chapter, finds the answers, and fills in the right blanks. This is good for understanding basic principles ... More

Exposed ScienceGenes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Exposed Science: Genes, the Environment, and the Politics of Population Health

Sara Shostak

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520275171
eISBN:
9780520955240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275171.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

At the center of Defining Vulnerabilitiesare the interlinked puzzles of why and how environmental health scientists have rallied around research on gene-environment interaction. Defining ... More

Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research

Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research

Steven S. Coughlin, Selina A. Smith, and Maria E. Fernandez (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190652234
eISBN:
9780190662738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190652234.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The Handbook of Community-Based Participatory Research is an important addition to Oxford University Press’s outstanding line of books on public health and related topics because of widespread ... More

Interpreting Epidemiologic EvidenceConnecting Research to Applications

Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence: Connecting Research to Applications

David A. Savitz and Gregory A. Wellenius

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190243777
eISBN:
9780190243807
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190243777.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence offers those who have had an introductory course in epidemiology the knowledge they need to make clear connections from research findings to practical ... More

Out in the RuralA Mississippi Health Center and Its War on Poverty

Out in the Rural: A Mississippi Health Center and Its War on Poverty

Thomas J. Ward Jr. and H. Jack Geiger

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190624620
eISBN:
9780190624651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624620.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In 1965, as part of the War on Poverty, the Office of Economic Opportunity approved a $1.3 million grant to fund the development of the first two community health centers in the United States: The ... More

The Politics of FearMédecins sans Frontières and the West African Ebola Epidemic

The Politics of Fear: Médecins sans Frontières and the West African Ebola Epidemic

Michiel Hofman and Sokhieng Au (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190624477
eISBN:
9780190624507
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190624477.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Although Ebola and similar hemorrhagic fevers have occurred in the past, both the numbers and geographic spread of the 2014-15 West African Ebola epidemic were unprecedented. Ebola and the associated ... More

Prevention DiariesThe Practice and Pursuit of Health for All

Prevention Diaries: The Practice and Pursuit of Health for All

Larry Cohen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190623821
eISBN:
9780190623852
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623821.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

How do trees help reduce violence? What do roads have to do with chronic disease? Prevention Diaries illuminates the unexpected (yet foreseeable) things that shape people’s health and provides the ... More

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