Like the rest of the Oxford Handbooks family, this book is an essential pocket reference resource. It is a book of 'first resort' - helping the reader address public health issues more quickly, thoroughly, and systematically. Whether you are a student, practitioner, or teacher - and wherever you are - this handbook outlines the essential steps to survive in this complex field. Each chapter covers a concept, method, or issue in public health, providing practical guidance which will improve individual and team performance. Not just a book of facts, but a guide to practical methods, the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice will help the reader with the following: Understand the technical approaches to population health problems, teach public health concepts and methods to others, break a public health problem down into separate tasks, and identify how to tackle them and finally to make an informed, authoritative, and confident public pronouncement.
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Oxford - with Muir Gray as its guiding light, is once again a metaphorical meeting place for ideas, inspiration and great teaching. Just as Laurent Blanc kissed the bald pate of Fabien Barthez before each game in France's glorious World Cup winning run, kiss the cover of the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice before you open it. You will have found a true soul mate. ( From the foreword by Liam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer)
The editors of the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice have achieved their aim. It is excellent value for money and is essential reading for new trainees and experienced practitioners of Public Health Medicine alike. ( Public Health)
This pocket-sized book is packed full of practical information about how to make things happen in public health. In 66 admirably concise chapters it covers a vast amount of territory from appraising research evidence to improving personal effectiveness. ( Laurence Gruer, Director for Postgraduate and Continuing Education in Public Health Medicine, Public Health Institute of Scotland)
The 'must have' public health book of the year, if not the decade... a superb book. ( Public Health)
The book is so well compiled and edited, it is of immense value and help to anyone involved in public health... training schemes should provide a personal copy to all trainees all over the country... certainly a worthwhile investment. ( Dr P Badrinath, St Clements Hospital, Ipswich)
One of the most helpful books I have found within this field... a fantastic study aid for exams. ( Reviewer on Amazon.co.uk)
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 2001. Flexibound. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0192632213