Public health : what it is and how it works / Bernard J. Turnock. - 4th ed. - Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2009. - xviii, 534 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
What is public health? -- Health from an ecological perspective -- Public health and the health system -- Law, government, and public health -- Core functions and public health practice -- The infrastructure of public health -- Public health interventions -- Public health emergency preparedness and response -- Future challenges for public health in America.
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