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Fundamentals for Public Health Practice

Fundamentals for Public Health Practice

First Edition
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October 2022 | 402 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

A comprehensive textbook providing a complete overview of the multifaceted nature of public health practice. It explores all aspects of public health from communities and wider society, child development and early relationships, inequalities in health, safeguarding, the rapidly changing nature of society and the significance of culture, equality and diversity.

The book takes a life-span approach and makes direct links to the UK health and social care context and has been written for an interprofessional audience. It will be essential reading for health and social care students including nurses and midwives, allied health care professionals, social care workers, qualified health and social care practitioners and anyone who plays a role in understanding, promoting, and protecting public health.

Key features:

  • Comprehensive, wide-ranging coverage
  • Addresses the realities of public health in a globalised world
  • Applied to the UK four nation context but also considers the global dimension of public health practice
Health Promotion And Prevention
Health Promotion - Lorraine Joomun
Health Literacy - Lynette Shotton & Emma Senior
Early Intervention
Healthy Child Development - Amanda Holland
The Influence Of Early Relationships On Child Development And Long-Term Health And Wellbeing - Amanda Holland And Kate Phillips
Perinatal Mental Health - Vivienne Jane Hanley
Inequalities In Public Health
Inequalities In Health - Linda Magges
The Obesity Epidemic - Linda Mages and Nadine Littler
Public Health And The Older Person - Shirley Willis And Cath Smith
Substance Use And Public Health - Iain Mcfee And Ian Bond
Mental Health - Alex Nute
Oral Health - Kate Phillips
Sexual Health Is Public Health - David Evans
Safeguarding Adults, 21st Century Issues - Susan Greening, Philip Tremewan
Safeguarding Children and Young People - Michelle Moseley
Domestic Abuse - Caroline Bradbury Jones And Dana Sammut
Honour Based Violence: A Public Health Issue: Protection, Promotion And Provision Of Services - Joanne Mcewan And Michelle Moseley
Culture, Equality And Diversity
Homelessness - Lorraine Joomun
Gypsies and Travellers - Deb McNee
Culture Competence In Care: Working With Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic And Faith Families - Dr Fatima Hussain
LGBT Community - Dave Clarke

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