Encyclopedia of Public Health

2008 Edition
| Editors: Wilhelm Kirch


The Encyclopedia of Public Health presents the most important definitions, principles and general perspectives of public health, written by experts of the different fields. The work includes more than 2,500 entries in alphabetical order. Entries comprise review-style articles (synopses), detailed essays and short definitions. Extensive cross referencing and hyperlinking offers an easy to use web of knowledge in Public Health.

Solidly structured and inclusive, this two-volume reference is an invaluable tool for clinical scientists and practitioners in academia, health care and industry, as well as students and teachers.

Editors and affiliations

  • Wilhelm Kirch
    • 1
  1. 1.Network EUROlifestyle Research Association Public Health Saxony-Saxony Anhalt e.V. Medical FacultyUniversity of TechnologyDresdenGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-5614-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-5613-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4020-5614-7
  • eBook Packages Medicine Reference Module Medicine
  • Number Of Entries 3826
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