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epistemic communities

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 88 words.

1. Transnational networks of scientists and of other knowledge-based professionals. Scientific associations have features of epistemic communities; subgroups within them may...

Community engagement

Edited by Peter G. Smith, Richard H. Morrow and David A. Ross.

in Field Trials of Health Interventions

June 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 6504 words.

All field trials require the sustained engagement of trial participants, and the communities that they represent. This chapter provides practical guidance to researchers on ways of...

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therapeutic community

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 156 words.

An approach to community-based management of psychiatric and related disorders, including emotionally disturbed adolescence, substance abuse, and mental retardation. In

community care

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 18 words.

Health and other care services provided in the *community, rather than in institutions such as hospitals.

Community cardiology

Ali Khavandi.

in Essential Revision Notes for the Cardiology KBA

March 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Skills. 1515 words.

Chapter 25 covers community cardiology, including implementation and screening programmes.

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therapeutic community

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

An approach to community-based management of psychiatric and related disorders, including emotionally disturbed adolescence, substance abuse, and mental retardation. In Scotland, the...

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Community Gardens

Heather Kitzman-Ulrich, Jane Momoh, Ashley Martin and Mark DeHaven.

in Public Health

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4570 words.

Community gardens have the potential to provide access to healthy and affordable foods, particularly in food desert areas, where access to fruits and vegetables is limited. Current research...

community’s health

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 74 words.

A perspective on public health that regards the “community” as an essential determinant of health and an indispensable ingredient for effective public health policies and practice. It takes...

Therapeutic communities

David Kennard and Rex Haigh.

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

February 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 5731 words.

Two of the best-known pioneers of therapeutic communities, Tom Main and Maxwell Jones, defined them as follows: An attempt to use a hospital not as an organization run by doctors in the...

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community medicine

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

The study of health and disease in a community that is considered as an entity, and the provision and evaluation of the health services of that community. One of several terms that came...

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community diagnosis

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

A term coined by the British public health scientist J. N. (Jerry) Morris (1911–2009) to describe the summarized health and social statistics of a defined community, whether it be a nation...

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refugee community

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

A long-term settlement of refugees, which may become a semipermanent or permanent home, such as Palestinian refugee communities in the remnants of their former habitat in Palestine and the...

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underserved community

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

Guidelines and numerous studies provide information about the per capita requirements for all the principal components of a health care system. Another way that health planners operate is...

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therapeutic community

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 157 words.

An approach to community-based management of psychiatric and related disorders, including emotionally disturbed adolescence, substance abuse, and mental retardation. In Scotland, the...

community resources

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 53 words.

The range of economic assets, physical facilities, buildings, plant and equipment, and the human resources, that is, the community health workers who work in and from these physical...

community leader

Miquel Porta.

Edited by John M. Last.

in A Dictionary of Public Health

P ublished online May 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Public Health and Epidemiology. 38 words.

An individual identified by community members, perhaps elected by them, who influences them and is recognized by them as their spokesperson and/or advocate. Health promotion programs work...

Community Medicine

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 81 words.

1. The study of health and disease in the population of a specified community. The goal is to identify health

Community Trial

Edited by Miquel Porta.

in A Dictionary of Epidemiology

January 2014; p ublished online July 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Epidemiology. 47 words.

An experiment in which the unit of allocation to receive a preventive, therapeutic or social intervention is an entire community

community mobility

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 19 words.

Moving around the *community using a range of different methods such as walking, public or private transport.

community development

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 36 words.

Generic term given to a wide range of activities that aim to enrich the *community. These can include,