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Encyclopedia of Public Health

Volume 1: A - H Volume 2: I - Z

  • Comprehensive: Includes over 2,500 entries – review-style articles, in-depth essays and short definitions

  • Accessible and user-friendly: A to Z format provides easy access to the content of this relevant and extensive reference tool

  • Clear language makes the contents accessible

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Table of contents (3826 entries)

  1. Front Matter

About this book

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.

Keywords

  • Health Behaviour
  • Health Care
  • Health Economics
  • Prevention
  • Public Health

Reviews

From the reviews:

"The text was developed by 23 editors representing subfields of public health, along with 150 contributors … . Academic libraries with extensive public health collections will benefit from owning this well-written set. … Summing Up: … Lower-level undergraduates and above." (U. Ellis, Choice, Vol. 46 (4), December, 2009)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Network EUROlifestyle Research Association Public Health Saxony-Saxony Anhalt e.V. Medical Faculty, University of Technology, Dresden, Germany

    Wilhelm Kirch

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Encyclopedia of Public Health

  • Book Subtitle: Volume 1: A - H Volume 2: I - Z

  • Editors: Wilhelm Kirch

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-5614-7

  • Publisher: Springer Dordrecht

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Reference Module Medicine

  • Copyright Information: Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4020-5613-0

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: LII, 1601

  • Topics: Public Health, Health Sciences

Buying options

eBook USD 1,079.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4020-5614-7
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 1,079.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)