A Critical Toolkit
John Frank, Ruth Jepson, and Andrew J. Williams
Table of Contents
1:Introduction: Why we wrote this book
2:Basic principles of successful and unsuccessful prevention
3:A brief history of prevention . . . and causation
4:Seeing the forest for the trees finding and using the evidence
5:Causation and prevention in populations versus individuals
6:How simple advice can sometimes be wrong the case of healthy diets
7:Preventing chronic diseases by risk factor detection and treatment: what every health care consumer needs to know
8:Detecting disease before symptoms begin: the blemished promise of cancer screening
9:Genetic testing for disease prevention: oversold?
10:When can prevention expect to also reduce social inequalities in health?
Appendix 1:Preventive Actions: Decision Support Tool
Appendix 2:Useful Resources for a Critical Appraisal Tool Kit Applied to Disease Prevention
Appendix 3:Suggested Answers for Quiz Questions at End of Chapters