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Complex Systems and Population Health

Complex Systems and Population Health

Yorghos Apostolopoulos, Michael K. Lemke, and Kristen Hassmiller Lich (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190880743
eISBN:
9780190880774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880743.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Currently, population health science is an integral part of academic curricula around the world. For over a century, the principles of the reductionist paradigm have guided population health ... More

PainedUncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Michael Stein and Sandro Galea

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

As a country, the United States overinvests in medical care, often at the expense of the social, economic, and cultural forces that produce health. Indeed, the rise of medicine as a cornerstone of ... More

Essentials for Health ProtectionFour Key Components

Essentials for Health Protection: Four Key Components

Emily Ying Yang Chan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780198835479
eISBN:
9780191873140
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835479.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Essentials for Health Protection: Four Key Components is an introductory to intermediate level textbook and reference book for undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as healthcare ... More

Continual RavingA History of Meningitis and the People Who Conquered It

Continual Raving: A History of Meningitis and the People Who Conquered It

Janet R. Gilsdorf

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190677312
eISBN:
9780190677343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677312.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book explores the lives and work of scientists who unraveled the mysteries of meningitis and describes the steps (and sometimes missteps) they used to accomplish their splendid achievements. ... More

Still Not SafePatient Safety and the Middle-Managing of American Medicine

Still Not Safe: Patient Safety and the Middle-Managing of American Medicine

Robert Wears and Kathleen Sutcliffe

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190271268
eISBN:
9780190271299
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190271268.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Patient safety suddenly burst into public consciousness in the late 1990s and became a “celebrated” cause in the 2000s. It has since gradually faltered, and little improvement has been noted over ... More

The Social Epidemiology of Sleep

The Social Epidemiology of Sleep

Dustin T. Duncan, Ichiro Kawachi, and Susan Redline (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190930448
eISBN:
9780190930479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190930448.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Sleep, along with the sleep-related behaviors that impact sleep quality, have emerged as one of the major determinants of health and well-being (alongside good diet, regular exercise, and not ... More

Epidemiology by DesignA Causal Approach to the Health Sciences

Epidemiology by Design: A Causal Approach to the Health Sciences

Daniel Westreich

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190665760
eISBN:
9780190665791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665760.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

As the cornerstone science of public health, evidence-based medicine, and comparative effectiveness research, a clear understanding of study designs is central to the study of epidemiology. Causal ... More

Practising Public HealthAn Eyewitness Account

Practising Public Health: An Eyewitness Account

John Ashton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198743170
eISBN:
9780191803048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198743170.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book is based on over 40 years work in public health at a time of unprecedented change and challenge. The emphasis is on the practical aspects of working at different levels of action, very much ... More

A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Jay C. Butler and Michael R. Fraser (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Few contributions to the field concerning the current opioid crisis in the United States focus sufficient attention on the public health aspects of the epidemic and share examples that practitioners ... More

Health inequalitiesPersistence and change in European welfare states

Health inequalities: Persistence and change in European welfare states

Johan P. Mackenbach

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198831419
eISBN:
9780191869112
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831419.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

‘Health inequalities—persistence and change in European welfare states’ studies why frequencies of disease, disability, and premature mortality are higher among people with a lower socioeconomic ... More

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