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Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice

From "It is a book of 'first resort' - helping the reader address public health issues more quickly, thoroughly, and systematically. Whether you are a student, practitioner, or teacher - and wherever you are - this handbook outlines the essential steps to survive in this complex field. Each chapter covers a concept, method, or issue in public health, providing practical guidance which will improve individual and team performance. Not just a book of facts, but a guide to practical methods, the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice will help the reader with the following: Understand the technical approaches to population health problems, teach public health concepts and methods to others, break a public health problem down into separate tasks, and identify how to tackle them and finally to make an informed, authoritative, and confident public pronouncement."