Table of contents for Public health : what it is and how it works / Bernard J. Turnock.

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Contents
Preface	
Acknowledgments	
Chapter 1: What Is Public Health?	
Chapter Learning Objectives
A Brief History of Public Health in the United States	
Images and Definitions of Public Health	
Public Health as a System	
Unique Features of Public Health	
Value of Public Health	
Conclusion	
Discussion Questions and Exercises	
Public Health Spotlight on the History of Public Health in Chicago
Public Health Spotlight on Control of Infectious Diseases
Chapter 2: Health from an Ecological Perspective	
Chapter Learning Objectives
Health in the United States	
Health, Illness, and Disease	
Measuring Health	
Influences on Health	
Analyzing Health Problems for Causative Factors	
Economic Dimensions of Health Outcomes	
Healthy People 2010	
Conclusion	
Discussion Questions and Exercises	
Public Health Spotlight on Healthy People 2010 Progress
Public Health Spotlight on Tobacco Use
Chapter 3: Public Health and the Health System	
Chapter Learning Objectives
Prevention and Health Services	
The Health System in the United States	
Changing Roles, Themes, and Paradigms in the Health System	
Conclusion	
Discussion Questions and Exercises	
Public Health Spotlight on Managed Care and Public Health	
Public Health Spotlight on Access to Health Care
Chapter 4: Law, Government, and Public Health	
Chapter Learning Objectives	
Public Health Law	
Governmental Public Health: Federal Health Agencies	
Governmental Public Health: State Health Agencies	
Governmental Public Health: Local Public Health Organizations	
Intergovernmental Relationships	
Conclusion	
Discussion Questions and Exercises	
Public Health Spotlight on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention	
Public Health Spotlight on Occupational and Environmental Health and Safety 
Chapter 5: Core Functions and Public Health Practice	
Chapter Learning Objectives 
Public Health Functions and Practice before the IOM Report	
Public Health Practice and Core Functions after the IOM Report	
Post-IOM Report Initiatives	
21st Century Community Public Health Practice	
Core Function Performance	
New Opportunities for Improving Public Health Practice	
Conclusion	
Discussion Questions and Exercises	
Public Health Spotlight on Screening for Antibody to HIV
Public Health Spotlight on Cardiovascular Disease
Chapter 6: The Infrastructure of Public Health	
Chapter Learning Objectives 
Infrastructure, Ingredients, and Inputs	
Human Resources in Public Health	
Organizational Resources	
Information Resources	
Fiscal Resources	
Healthy People 2010 Infrastructure Objectives	
Conclusion	
Discussion Questions and Exercises	
Public Health Spotlight on the Public Health System
Public Health Spotlight on Safer and Healthier Foods
Chapter 7: Public Health Interventions	
Chapter Learning Objectives 
Interventions, Programs, and Services	
Categorizing Programs and Services of Public Health	
Evidence-Based Community Preventive Services	
Program Management in Public Health	
Conclusion	
Discussion Questions and Exercises	
Public Health Spotlight on Developing a Program Intervention
Public Health Spotlight on Injury Prevention
Chapter 8: Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response	
Chapter Learning Objectives 
Public Health Roles in Emergency Preparedness and Response	
National Public Health Preparedness and Response Coordination	
State and Local Preparedness Coordination	
State and Local Bioterrorism Preparedness Grants	
Conclusion	
Discussion Questions and Exercises	
Public Health Spotlight on Table Top Exercises
Public Health Spotlight on Oral Health
Chapter 9: Future Challenges for Public Health in America	
Chapter Learning Objectives
Lessons from a Century of Progress in Public Health	
Limitations of 21st Century Public Health	
The Future of Public Health in 1988 and 20 Years Later	
Conclusion: The Need for a More Effective Public Health System	
Discussion Questions and Exercises	
Glossary	
Index	

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Public health -- United States.
Public health administration -- United States.
Public Health Administration -- United States.
Health Services -- United States.
Public Health -- United States.