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Case Studies in Community Health

  • Jo Fairbanks - University of New Mexico, School of Public Administration, Centennial Group, Latin America
  • Judith Candelaria - New Mexico Department of Health

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June 1998 | 88 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Case Studies in Public and Community Health presents 14 classroom-tested case study scenarios, including background information and discussion questions. The overall purpose of the book is to help students understand that public health practice occurs in a social content, and is subject to all the complexities of a social environment. The book can be used as a textbook supplement to Jo Fairbanks William H Wiese's, The Public Health Primer (SAGE, 1997); it can also be used on its own, or as a supplement to other textbooks in the field.
 
Introduction
 
PART ONE: EPIDEMIOLOGY
 
Case Study £1
Basic Terms in Epidemiology

 
 
Case Study £2
Cholera in London, 1850

 
 
Case Study £3
The Hantavirus Outbreak

 
 
Case Study £4
Focus on Violence

 
 
PART TWO: PUBLIC HEALTH ADMINISTRATION
 
Case Study £5
Why Regulate?

 
 
Case Study £6
Meningococcal Meningitis Outbreak

 
 
Case Study £7
Quality Leadership Process

 
 
Case Study £8
Managed Care: What Role for Public Health?

 
 
PART THREE: HEALTH PROGRAM PLANNING
 
Case Study £9
Planning in a Social Context

 
 
Case Study £10
Closure of Planned Parenthood Clinic

 
 
Case Study £11
Homeless Health Care

 
 
Case Study £12
Planning for School Health Services

 
 
Case Study £13
School Health/Border Issues

 
 
Case Study £14
Health Promotion/Prevention of Diabetes Mellitus

 
 
Case Study £15
Health Promotion Program Evaluation

 

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