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Title Key topics in public health : essential briefings on prevention and health promotion / edited by Linda Ewles ; foreword by David J. Hunter
Published Edinburgh ; New York : Churchill Livingstone, 2005


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 MELB  613 Ewl/Kti  DUE 01-10-19
Description 292 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Cancer -- 2. Coronary heart disease and stroke -- 3. Diabetes -- 4. Smoking -- 5. Obesity -- 6. Physical activity -- 7. Injury prevention -- 8. Teenage pregnancy -- 9. Sexually transmitted infections -- 10. Alcohol use and misuse -- 11. Drug use and misuse -- 12. Mental health and mental health -- 13. Tackling inequalities in health -- 14. Helping individuals to change behaviour
Summary "This book provides a 'starting at square one' essential briefing on the 'must do' key public health topics: those which are at the forefront of national and local policy. The book provides a sound platform from which to launch off into further reading of evidence briefings, policy documents and other resources."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Includes bibliographic references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Health behavior.
Health promotion -- Great Britain.
Health promotion.
Health services administration -- Great Britain.
Health services administration.
Primary prevention
Public health -- Great Britain.
Public health.
Primary Prevention.
Health Promotion.
Public Health.
Author Ewles, Linda.
LC no. 2004065679
ISBN 0443100268 (alk. paper)