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Public healthIntroduction to Health Care Delivery: A Primer for Pharmacists (2017)
The purpose of this chapter is to introduce essential concepts and critical issues in public health, with a focus on population health. Chapter topics include a historical perspective on public health, epidemiology, social determinants of health, health disparities, changing health priorities, models for change, prevention, and the public health/pharmacy workforce. A case scenario is presented and discussed.
- public health,
- population health,
- community pharmacy
EditorKimberly S.Plake, Kenneth W. Schafermeyer, and Robert L. McCarthy
PublisherJones & Bartlett
Citation InformationHanson, A., Hurd, P. D., & Levin, B. L. (2017). Public health. In K. S. Plake, K. W. Shafermeyer, & R. L. McCarthy (Eds.), Introduction to health care delivery: A primer for pharmacists, 6th edition (pp. 159-184). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett.