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Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health, Third Edition
This new edition provides a fundamental and engaging background for students learning to apply and appropriately interpret biostatistics applications in the field of public health. Many examples are drawn directly from the author’s remarkable clinical experiences with the renowned Framingham Heart Study, making this text practical, interesting, and accessible for those with little mathematical background. The examples are real, relevant, and manageable in size so that students can easily focus on applications rather than become overwhelmed by computations.
Epidemiology 101, Second Edition
Using a clear, cohesive writing style, Epidemiology 101, Second Edition covers the basics of infectious disease epidemiology, environmental epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, and psychosocial/behavioral epidemiology. Numerous tables and charts throughout the text capture the reader’s interest and enhance learning.
Principles of Health Navigation: Understanding Roles and Career Options
This is the first book in the Jones & Bartlett Learning Health Navigation series — an original series designed to prepare students for this exciting new career path. Principles of Health Navigation is an introductory text that incorporates the recommendations of the Community Colleges and Public Health project, an initiative of the ASPPH "Framing the Future" Task Force. Divided into four sections, the text explores Prevention and Community Health, Introduction to Health Care and Health Insurance, Care of the Individual, and Accessing and Analyzing Health Information.
Essentials of Health Policy and Law, Third Edition
Concise and straightforward, this textbook is an introduction to the seminal issues in U.S. health policy and law. It gives students of public health policy the answers to difficult questions, along with a clear understanding of the broader context of health policy and law, the essential policy and legal issues impacting and flowing out of the health care and public health systems and the way health policies and laws are formed.
Climate Change and Human Health: From Science to Practice
Global Climate Change and Human Health examines the environmental crisis from a public health and clinical health perspective, giving students and clinicians the information they need to prepare for the future of health care. This landmark book provides a comprehensive introduction to climate change and health. Co-published with Jossey-Bass, a Wiley brand.
101+ Careers in Public Health, Second Edition
In just the past few years, interest in public health careers has soared. Public health degrees are more popular than ever—but what opportunities are out there once you’ve earned that MPH? And do you have to have to have a degree in public health to break into this field? This updated and revised second edition of 101+ Careers in Public Health provides an extensive overview of the numerous and diverse career options available and the many different roads to achieving them. Co-Published with Springer.
Global Health 101, Third Edition
Rated by an independent panel as the best introductory Global Health text for undergraduates, Global Health 101, Third Edition is a clear, concise, and user-friendly introduction to the most critical issues in global health. It illustrates key themes with an extensive set of case studies, examples, and the latest evidence. Particular attention is given to the health-development link, to developing countries, and to the health needs of poor and disadvantaged people.
Essentials of Health Economics, Second Edition
Essentials of Health Economics, Second Edition examines the public health care system through the lens of economic theory. Through the use of numerous examples and profiles related to the field, students will learn the importance health economics and its relevance to more general analysis of health policy issues.