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Emerging Issues in Evidence-Based Public Health

Ross C. Brownson, Elizabeth A. Baker, Terry L. Leet, Kathleen N. Gillespie and William R. True

in Evidence-Based Public Health

Published in print December 2010 | ISBN: 9780195397895
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199827183 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195397895.003.0011
Emerging Issues in Evidence-Based Public Health

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This chapter briefly describes several emerging issues in public health that influence the body of available evidence and how the evidence is applied across various settings. While these examples are not exhaustive, they illustrate the myriad of challenges faced by public health practitioners in the coming years and decades.

Keywords: evidence-based process; public health practice; public health policy; emerging issues; evaluation

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Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology ; Medical Statistics and Methodology

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