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Evidence-based Public Health: Effectiveness and efficiency

Amanda Killoran and Mike P. Kelly


Evidence-Based Public Health: Effectiveness and Efficiency continues the themes raised in Public Health Evidence: tackling health inequalities. Written by the same team, this book is a comprehensive reference to evidence-based approaches in public health. It covers the context and role of evidence-based public health in England; frameworks for evaluating the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of public health policies and interventions; diversity, vulnerability and risk as a focus for understanding the role of social context in influencing health-related behaviours; approaches a ... More

Keywords: health inequalities, public health, cost effectiveness, social context, health-related behaviours, evidence-based approaches, efficiency, public health policies, diversity, vunerability

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780199563623
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563623.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Amanda Killoran, editor
Public health analyst, Centre for Public Health Excellence, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, London, UK

Mike P. Kelly, editor
Director, Centre for Public Health Excellence, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, London, UK

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Part 1 Public health challenges of the 21st century

Part 2 Evidence-based frameworks

Chapter 8 Economic evaluation of public health interventions

Susan Griffin, Nigel Rice, and Mark Sculpher

Part 3 Generating evidence

Chapter 12 Developing and evaluating complex interventions: an introduction to the new Medical Research Council guidance

Peter Craig, Paul Dieppe, Sally Macintyre, Susan Michie, Irwin Nazareth, and Mark Petticrew

Chapter 14 Smoking cessation interventions

Robert West and Lion Shahab

Chapter 17 Workplace and mental well-being: the Whitehall II study

Mika Kivimäki, Jane E Ferrie, and Michael Marmot

Chapter 19 Built environment: walkability of neighbourhoods

Klaus Gebel, Adrian E Bauman, and Fiona C Bull

Part 4 Synthesizing evidence and developing guidance

Chapter 22 Assessing evidence and prioritizing clinical and public health guidance recommendations: the NICE way

Peter Littlejohns, Kalipso Chalkidou, Jeremy Wyatt, and Steven D Pearson

Chapter 24 A nudge in the right direction: developing guidance on changing behaviour

Catherine Swann, Lesley Owen, Chris Carmona, Michael P Kelly, Clare Wohlgemuth, and Jane Huntley

Chapter 26 What environmental changes can increase physical activity?

Hugo Crombie, Amanda Killoran, and Bhash Naidoo

Chapter 27 Developing evidence-based guidance for health technologies: the NICE experience

David Barnett, Andrew Stevens, Meindert Boysen, and Carole Longson

Chapter 28 Supporting implementation of public health guidance: NICE experience

Val Moore, Nick Baillie, Annie Coppel, and Julie Royce

Part 5 Knowledge, evidence, and policy

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