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Disease prevention and health promotion
Introduction to public health in pharmacy (2008)
  • Peter D. Hurd
  • Bruce Lubotsky Levin, University of South Florida
  • Ardis Hanson, University of South Florida
  • William G. Lang, IV, University of South Florida
Abstract
When people think of public health, they often think of the development of epidemiology and a famous public health story about John Snow in 1854. What he did was to map the cholera cases in London and then talk with the people to look for common links between their behaviors and the disease. ...Ever since John Snow removed the pump handle from the cholera infected well in London, heralding the start of population-based health care, the world has struggled with the realities of health promotion and disease prevention.
Publication Date
2008
Editor
Bruce Lubotsky Levin, Peter D. Hurd, & Ardis Hanson
Publisher
Jones & Bartlett
ISBN
978-0-7637-3539-5
Citation Information
Peter D. Hurd, Bruce Lubotsky Levin, Ardis Hanson and William G. Lang. "Disease prevention and health promotion" Sudbury, MAIntroduction to public health in pharmacy (2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ardis_hanson/28/