Journals Higher Education



Published: 18 October 2016

432 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198745471

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Health Protection

Principles and practice

Edited by Samuel Ghebrehewet, Alex G. Stewart, David Baxter, Paul Shears, David Conrad, and Merav Kliner

  • Comprehensively covers health protection with relevance to practicioners working in every area of the field
  • Detailed descriptions with practical examples of how to respond to rapidly changing emergencies and complex and chronic environmental hazards and situations
  • Provides guidance on the practice of health protection through case studies and scenarios, each one is a realistic insight into health protection situations
  • Includes quick reference checklists (SIMCARDs), providing a hands-on way of dealing with and providing public health advice on different health protection situations (acute & chronic)
  • Includes concise, practically-focussed crib sheets of essential information and tasks covering a broad range of health protection topics that are ideal for use in the field or exam revision
  • Relevant for non-specialists as well as specialists. For non-specialists, and those without a medical background, the first four chapters give the grounding necessary to use the remainder of the book in a practical way

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