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Published: 21 January 2010

320 Pages | 86 black and white line drawings and 15 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199547500

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Child Public Health

Second Edition

Dr Mitch Blair, Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown, Dr Tony Waterston, and Dr Rachel Crowther

  • Combines both theoretical and practical aspects to allow the reader to use their knowledge gained in earlier chapters to solve practical problems faced in the field
  • Written from a clinical, public health and trainee perspective
  • Scenarios are provided which guide the reader in practical terms
  • Explores the historical roots, current situation, and life course approach to child health
  • Well illustrated throughout, with diagrams, figures and text boxes

New to this Edition:

  • Major new chapter on determinants of health
  • A wider European focus
  • Revised chapter on developing world, additions including social marketing and commissioning and updated scenarios including promotion of infant mental health
  • Brings the latest research and development in the rapidly developing field to all sections

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