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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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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. 89 words.

A group of people; e.g., a neighborhood, village, or municipal or rural region or a social group with a unifying common interest or trait, loosely organized into a recognizable unit; a...

community

Michael Kent.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine. 34 words.

1 Set of social relationships existing within a geographically defined area, or the area itself.

2 Relationships that exist on an abstract ideological or...

community nurses

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 19 words.

(in Britain) a generic term for *health visitors, *community midwives, and *district nurses. See

community nurses

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(in Britain) a generic term for health visitors, community midwives, and district nurses. See also domiciliary services.

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community paediatrician

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A consultant in paediatrics with special responsibility for the care of children outside the hospital. See also community health.

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community paediatrician

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 21 words.

a consultant in paediatrics with special responsibility for the care of children outside the hospital. See also community health.

community nurses

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 22 words.

(in Britain) a generic term for *health visitors, *community midwives, and *district nurses. See also domiciliary services...

community paediatrician

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 21 words.

a consultant in paediatrics with special responsibility for the care of children outside the hospital. See also community health.

community midwife

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(domiciliary midwife) (in Britain) a registered nurse with special training in midwifery (both hospital and domiciliary practice). The midwife must be registered with the Nursing and...

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community health

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

Preventive services, mainly outside the hospital, involving the surveillance of special groups of the population, such as preschool and school children, women, and the elderly, by means of...

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community engagement

Matthew Molineux.

in A Dictionary of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

P ublished online March 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Occupational Therapy. 31 words.

The planned process of working with a specific *community or groups within a community, rather than focusing on individuals,

Community Development

Frances Dunn Butterfoss.

in Public Health

P ublished online February 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology. 4771 words.

Although its work is continuously redefined by current social issues, community development (CD) is a broad term applied to the values, practices, and academic disciplines of civic leaders,...

community leader

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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...

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community resources

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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...

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community development

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. 56 words.

The process of solving the environmental, economic, social, and public health problems of a community. This is often achieved by

community medicine

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. 89 words.

The study of health and disease in a community that is considered as an entity, and the provision and evaluation

refugee 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. 73 words.

A long-term settlement of refugees, which may become a semipermanent or permanent home, such as Palestinian refugee communities in

community resources

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. 41 words.

The range of economic assets, physical facilities, buildings, plant and equipment, and the human resources, that is, the community health

community leader

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. 38 words.

An individual identified by community members, perhaps elected by them, who influences them and is recognized by them as their

community assets

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. 56 words.

Capacities, resources, and contributions made by individuals, citizen associations, and local institutions that individually and collectively build the community’s capacity to assure the...