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Health promotion, health education, and the public’s health

Marcia Hills and Simon Carroll.

in Oxford Textbook of Public Health

September 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Patient Education and Information; Public Health. 14894 words.

Health promotion is a complex, ambiguous concept and set of practices. While many have linked it, primarily, to a revolution in health education, its roots go much deeper into the history...

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OSH Day Case Surgery

Edited by Ian Smith, Douglas McWhinnie and Ian Jackson.

P ublished online January 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Surgery; Peri-operative Care; Anaesthetics; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Paediatric Surgery; Breast Surgery; Otolaryngology (ENT); Gynaecology; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Urology; Vascular Surgery; Nursing Skills; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Public Health; Patient Education and Information; Professional Development in Medicine; Anaesthetics. 448 pages.

This online guide provides the practising day surgery professional with a modern overview of current practice to act as both a reference and a practical guide to everyday challenges.

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Oxford Textbook of Public Health

Edited by Roger Detels, Robert Beaglehole, Mary Ann Lansang and Martin Gulliford.

September 2009; p ublished online March 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Public Health; History of Medicine; Dietetics; Infectious Diseases; Epidemiology; Medical Ethics; Medical Statistics and Methodology; Patient Education and Information; Occupational Medicine; Communication Skills; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Medical Dentistry; Neurology; Emergency Medicine; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine. 1,922 pages.

The Oxford Textbook of Public Health is the ultimate resource on the subject of public health and epidemiology. With contributors drawn from across the world, offering perspectives from...

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