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Population Health by David B. Nash
✏Book Title : Population Health ✏Author : David B. Nash ✏Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning ✏Release Date : 2010-10-25 ✏Pages : 370 pages ✏ISBN : 9780763780432 ✏Rating: 4/5 from 21 users GET BOOK
✏Population Health Book Summary : Health Sciences & Professions
✏Book Title : Population Health ✏Author : David B. Nash ✏Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning ✏Release Date : 2010-10-25 ✏Pages : 370 ✏ISBN : 9780763780432 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Population Health Book Summary : Health Sciences & Professions
✏Book Title : Population Health in Canada ✏Author : Ivy Lynn Bourgeault ✏Publisher : Canadian Scholars ✏Release Date : 2017-12-15 ✏Pages : 449 ✏ISBN : 9781773380094 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Population Health in Canada Book Summary : Drawing on the latest research and statistics, Population Health in Canada presents critical analyses of the most pressing population health equity issues in Canada. Comprising research papers and briefs written by some of the top scholars in the field, this edited collection illustrates fundamental concepts of population health, including social inclusion and exclusion, health as a public good, and the social determinants of health. The editors’ careful selection of the framework and contents has been designed to encourage a social justice lens to address health inequities that are systemic, socially produced, and unfair. Sections on methodological tools, population health equity, community action, and current issues introduce students to the components needed to understand population health in Canada. With an emphasis on theory, methods, interventions, policy, and knowledge translation, this timely volume is well suited to a variety of courses on population health in social science and health studies programs.
✏Book Title : Population Health Science ✏Author : Katherine M. Keyes ✏Publisher : Oxford University Press ✏Release Date : 2016-08-04 ✏Pages : 224 ✏ISBN : 9780190459376 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Population Health Science Book Summary : POPULATION HEALTH SCIENCE formalizes an emerging discipline at the crossroads of social and medical sciences, demography, and economics--an emerging approach to population studies that represents a seismic shift in how traditional health sciences measure and observe health events. Bringing together theories and methods from diverse fields, this text provides grounding in the factors that shape population health. The overall approach is one of consequentialist science: designing creative studies that identify causal factors in health with multidisciplinary rigor. Distilled into nine foundational principles, this book guides readers through population science studies that strategically incorporate: . macrosocial factors . multilevel, lifecourse, and systems theories . prevention science fundamentals . return on investment . equity and efficiency Harnessing the power of scientific inquiry and codifying the knowledge base for a burgeoning field, POPULATION HEALTH SCIENCE arms readers with tools to shift the curve of population health. "
✏Book Title : Philosophy of Population Health ✏Author : Sean A Valles ✏Publisher : Routledge ✏Release Date : 2018-05-11 ✏Pages : 224 ✏ISBN : 9781351670777 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Philosophy of Population Health Book Summary : Population health has recently grown from a series of loosely connected critiques of twentieth-century public health and medicine into a theoretical framework with a corresponding field of research—population health science. Its approach is to promote the public’s health through improving everyday human life: afford-able nutritious food, clean air, safe places where children can play, living wages, etc. It recognizes that addressing contemporary health challenges such as the prevalence of type 2 diabetes will take much more than good hospitals and public health departments. Blending philosophy of science/medicine, public health ethics and history, this book offers a framework that explains, analyses and largely endorses the features that define this relatively new field. Presenting a philosophical perspective, Valles helps to clarify what these features are and why they matter, including: searching for health’s "upstream" causes in social life, embracing a professional commitment to studying and ameliorating the staggering health inequities in and between populations; and reforming scientific practices to foster humility and respect among the many scientists and non- scientists who must work collaboratively to promote health. Featuring illustrative case studies from around the globe at the end of all main chapters, this radical monograph is written to be accessible to all scholars and advanced students who have an interest in health—from public health students to professional philosophers.
✏Book Title : The Health of Populations ✏Author : Jack James ✏Publisher : Academic Press ✏Release Date : 2015-11-02 ✏Pages : 526 ✏ISBN : 9780128028131 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏The Health of Populations Book Summary : The Health of Populations: Beyond Medicine uses current research and in-depth analysis to provide insights into the issues and challenges of population health; a subject of increasing concern, due largely to rapid population growth, population aging, rising costs and diminishing resources, health inequality, and the global rise in noncommunicable diseases. Reducing the global burden of disease requires prevention of disease incidence, which is achievable through reduction of exposure to primary (behavioral) and secondary (biomedical) risk factors. The 15 chapters of the book are divided into three sections that focus on the science of health, the harm of medicine, and how to achieve optimal health. By highlighting the benefits of preventing incidence of disease, this book illustrates how biomedicine needs to be repositioned form being the dominant approach in healthcare to being an adjunct to behavioral, legislative, social, and other preventive means for optimizing population health. Heavily evidence-based and thoroughly referenced with hundreds of scientific citations Contains a glossary, as well as valuable tables, illustrations, and information boxes to further explain core content Provides fresh perspectives on issues related to rapid population growth, population aging, rising costs, diminishing resources, health inequality, and more Carefully distils extensive tracts of information, clarifies misunderstandings, and rebuts myths with the ultimate goal of encouraging better understanding of the action needed to promote optimal health for all
✏Book Title : Population Health A Primer ✏Author : Richard Riegelman ✏Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning ✏Release Date : 2019-03-15 ✏Pages : 125 ✏ISBN : 9781284152227 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Population Health A Primer Book Summary : Population health is rapidly becoming an overarching umbrella for connecting the clinical health professions, traditional public health, and health administration and policy. Population Health: A Primer provides an overview of population health including key concepts and approaches needed to build an educational foundation for this rapidly emerging field. The text begins with an overview of population health and why it matters before providing a step-by-step approach to thinking in systems and covering the basic tools of population health. Case studies throughout illustrate the application of approaches for addressing population health issues. A helpful instructor's guide suggests options for using the Primer in short courses, as part of a larger course, or as individual units.
✏Book Title : Population Health in America ✏Author : Robert A. Hummer ✏Publisher : University of California Press ✏Release Date : 2019-07-23 ✏Pages : 280 ✏ISBN : 9780520291560 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Population Health in America Book Summary : In this engaging and accessibly written book, Population Health in America weaves demographic data with social theory and research to help students understand health patterns and trends in the U.S. population. While life expectancy was estimated to be just 37 years in the United States in 1870, today it is more than twice as long, at over 78 years. Yet today, life expectancy in the U.S. lags behind almost all other wealthy countries. Within the U.S., there are substantial social inequalities in health and mortality: women live longer but less healthier lives than men; African Americans and Native Americans live far shorter lives than Asian Americans and White Americans; and socioeconomic inequalities in health have been widening over the past 20 years. What accounts for these population health patterns and trends? Inviting students to delve into population health trends and disparities, demographers Robert Hummer and Erin Hamilton provide an easily understandable historical and contemporary portrait of U.S. population health. Perfect for courses such as population health, medical or health sociology, social epidemiology, health disparities, demography, and others, as well as for academic researchers and lay persons interested in better understanding the overall health of the country, Population Health in America also challenges students, academics, and the public to understand current health policy priorities and to ask whether considerably different directions are needed.
✏Book Title : Population Health Creating a Culture of Wellness ✏Author : David B. Nash ✏Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning ✏Release Date : 2019-11-12 ✏Pages : 336 ✏ISBN : 9781284166606 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Population Health Creating a Culture of Wellness Book Summary : Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the field of population health has evolved and matured considerably. Improving quality and health outcomes along with lowering costs has become an ongoing focus in delivery of health care. The new Third Edition of Population Health reflects this focus and evolution in today's dynamic healthcare landscape by conveying the key concepts of population health management and examining strategies for creating a culture of health and wellness in the context of health care reform. Offering a comprehensive, forward-looking approach to population health, the Third Edition's streamlined organization features 14 chapters divided among 3 major sections: Part I - Population Health in the U.S.; Part 2 -The Population Health Ecosystem: and Part 3 - Creating Culture Change.
✏Book Title : Principles of Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice A Population Health Perspective ✏Author : Mary Beth Zeni ✏Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning ✏Release Date : 2019-11-25 ✏Pages : 306 ✏ISBN : 9781284154948 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Principles of Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice A Population Health Perspective Book Summary : Principles of Epidemiology for Advanced Practice Nurses provides students and practitioners with an overview of epidemiology concepts as well as the history, models and frameworks in use today.
✏Book Title : Summary Measures of Population Health ✏Author : ✏Publisher : ✏Release Date : 2003 ✏Pages : 66 ✏ISBN : UOM:39015061739515 ✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French GET BOOK
✏Summary Measures of Population Health Book Summary : Measures of population health -- Methods for calculating heatlhy life expectancy -- Expected years of healthy life under various definitions of health -- Trends in life free of activity limitation: United States, 1985-95 -- The impact of incomplete data on healthy life expectancy estimates -- Summary and conclusion.