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Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, Fourth Edition

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Donaldsons' Essential Public Health, Fourth Edition
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  • Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Preface -- Authors -- Chapter 1: Health in a changing world -- Introduction -- What is health? -- Public health -- Public communication -- Global health -- Populations in flux -- Poverty -- Development -- Global health architecture -- Regulatory mechanisms -- Changing patterns of disease -- New goals for the world -- Conclusions -- Chapter 2: Epidemiology and its uses -- Introduction -- Routinely available data sources -- Census data -- Civil registration and vital statistics -- Data on occurrence of disease and disability -- Data on health-related behaviour and risk factors -- Data on social and economic determinants of health -- Data to evaluate the performance of health services -- Disease nomenclatures and classifications -- Surveillance data -- Indicators -- Access and transparency -- Distribution of disease in populations -- Counting events in populations -- Measures of morbidity -- Incidence -- Prevalence -- Measures of mortality -- Specific mortality rates -- Standardized mortality rates -- Case fatality and survival -- Measures of healthy and unhealthy ageing -- Healthy life expectancy and disability-free life expectancy -- Years lived with disability -- Disability-adjusted life years -- Making comparisons: Describing population patterns of health and disease -- Pitfalls in interpreting health and disease patterns -- What are the criteria for defining the disease? -- Have all cases of the disease been identified? -- Is the population at risk accurately defined? -- Making comparisons between groups through planned studies -- Example: Epidemiological study leading to successful prevention -- Cross-sectional studies -- Outline of methodology -- Choosing a study population -- Sampling -- Data specification -- Data collection
  • Example of a cross-sectional study: Health survey for england -- Cohort studies -- Outline of methodology -- Choice of study population -- Characterizing the cohort -- Follow-up phase -- Example of a cohort study: The nurses' health study -- Case-control studies -- Outline of methodology -- Choice of a study population -- Matching cases and controls -- Assembling data on the exposure -- Example of a case-control study: The interstroke project -- Example of a nested case-control study: Risks of oral contraceptives -- Measures of association -- Measures of population disease impact -- Analysis of data from cohort and case-control studies -- Making causal inferences -- Chance -- Bias -- Confounding -- Intervention studies (including randomized controlled trials) -- Outline of methodology -- Selection and definition of the intervention, control and study outcomes -- Selection of the study population -- Randomization -- Follow-up and analysis -- Example of a randomized controlled trial in public health: abdominal aortic aneurysm screening -- Qualitative research and mixed methods -- Systematic review and meta-analysis -- Genetic epidemiology -- Application of epidemiology -- Conclusions -- Chapter 3: Communicable diseases -- Introduction -- Essentials of communicable disease -- Infectious agents -- Classifications -- Reservoirs -- Routes of entry into and exit from the body -- Modes of transmission -- Susceptible recipient -- Investigation -- Prevention and control -- Protecting the susceptible host: vaccination and other measures -- Interrupting transmission -- Targeting reservoirs of infection -- Surveillance -- Infectious diseases causing a major burden of mortality: The big killers -- Hiv and aids -- Tuberculosis -- Malaria -- Diarrhoeal disease -- Pneumonia -- Infectious diseases causing a major burden of morbidity and disability
  • Neglected tropical diseases -- Blood-borne hepatitis viruses -- Dengue fever -- Measles -- Meningitis -- Healthcare-associated infection -- Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus -- clostridium difficile -- Food-borne infection -- Sexually transmitted infections -- Emerging and re-emerging diseases -- Ebola fever and the Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers -- Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome -- Influenza -- Key distinction: seasonal, avian, animal and pandemic influenza -- Pandemic influenza: past and future -- The 2009 pandemic -- Pandemic preparedness -- Antimicrobial resistance -- Causes of antimicrobial resistance -- The burden of harm -- Strategies to combat resistance -- Organizations and regulations -- Public Health England -- Local government -- World Health Organization and Interntional Health Regulations -- Conclusions -- Chapter 4: Non-communicable diseases -- Introduction -- Trends in the United Kingdom -- Risk factors -- Food -- Macronutrients -- Micronutrients -- Other key dietary components -- Action to improve diet -- Smoking and tobacco control -- Physical inactivity -- Alcohol use -- Education and information -- Pricing -- Regulation of sales and access -- Marketing -- Blood alcohol limits for drivers -- Individual treatment services -- Obesity and overweight -- High blood pressure -- Unintentional injury -- Prevention, detection and slowing disease progression -- High-risk and population approaches to primary prevention -- Screening: Detecting disease in its presymptomatic phase -- Running a screening programme -- Screening programmes in the nhs -- NHS health checks -- Conclusions -- Chapter 5: Social determinants of health -- Introduction -- Social position and deprivation -- Major health determinants -- Income -- Education -- Occupation -- Ethnicity -- Neighbourhood -- Social capital and social support -- Social mobility
  • Biological pathways -- Policy and action -- Conclusions -- Chapter 6: Health systems -- Introduction -- I deal of universal health coverage -- Health system aims -- Health -- Quality and safety -- People-centred care -- Entitlements and protection -- Resilience -- Sustainability -- Health system models -- Tax-funded -- Social and other insurance -- Direct payment -- Health system financing -- Raising revenue -- Fund pooling -- Distributing funds and reimbursing service providers -- Structure and functioning of the national health service -- Founding principles -- Early developments -- The first reorganization: 1974 -- Introduction of general management: Griffiths -- Creation of an internal market: The Thatcher reforms -- New Labour's modernization programme -- Coalition government and the Lansley reforms -- NHS management -- National roles and accountabilities -- Commissioning -- Standard setting: national institute for health and care excellence -- Regulation -- Other national-level specialist functions -- Public health england and local public health services -- Provision of primary care -- Secondary and tertiary care -- Emergency care -- Independent and private hospitals -- Integrated care -- Health workforce -- Social care -- UK devolved administrations -- Measuring health system performance -- Conclusions -- Chapter 7: Quality and safety of healthcare -- Introduction -- Quality concepts and philosophies -- Donabedian triad -- Deming and the 14 principles: Total quality management -- RAND's leadership on quality: The concept of appropriateness -- Clinical governance: The call for clinical leadership and accountability -- McMaster and the evidence-based medicine movement -- The Toyota Tradition: Stop the line and lean thinking -- Six Sigma: The Motorola and General Electric way -- Clinical standards and audit
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement: Collaboratives and the improvement model -- Standardization: The world of checklists and standard operating procedures -- Patient safety -- Burden of harm -- Importance of systems thinking -- Learning from other high-risk industries -- Reporting, investigating and learning -- Patient safety cultures -- Towards high-reliability organizations -- Assuring the quality of individual practice -- Patient and family involvement -- Building quality and safety into healthcare -- System level -- Within healthcare organizations -- On the front line -- Data and information -- Inspection and regulation -- Conclusions -- Chapter 8: Maternal and child health -- Introduction -- Maternal mortality -- Child mortality -- Fertility and family planning -- Infertility -- Contraceptive methods -- Abortion -- Teenage pregnancy -- Antenatal Care -- Healthcare after birth in the United Kingdom -- Breastfeeding -- Maternal mental health -- Children's services in the United Kingdom -- Healthy and unhealthy behaviour -- Adolescents and young people -- Universal and targeted support for families -- Healthcare -- Safeguarding children -- Looked-after children -- Other sources of harm -- Domestic violence -- Female genital mutilation -- Conclusions -- Chapter 9: Mental health -- Introduction -- Burden of poor mental health -- Risk and protective factors -- Mental health inequalities -- Mental health and physical health -- Mental health promotion and prevention of mental disorders -- Mental health services -- Primary care -- Secondary care -- Team-based specialist community care -- Hospital care -- Residential care -- Care for offenders with mental disorders -- Engagement of users and carers -- Quality of mental health services -- Emerging models of mental healthcare -- Mental health legislation in the united kingdom -- Conclusions
  • Chapter 10: Disability
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