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Conclusions

Jean Hartley and John Benington

in Leadership for healthcare

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424877
eISBN:
9781447302667
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424877.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book created an analytical framework — the Warwick Six C Leadership Framework — in order to examine the field of leadership studies. The Six C Framework provides a lens through which to ... More


Health consequences of overweight and obesity in adults

Michael Lean

in Obesity Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199571512
eISBN:
9780191595097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571512.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a brief overview of the health consequences of obesity. It summarizes the epidemiological data on obesity and health and their impact from a patient-centred perspective. Only ... More


Health Impact Assessment

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health effects are often overlooked when planning development projects ranging from new runways at major airport sites to developing water supply systems to improve sanitation. Health Impact ... More


Obesity Epidemiology

Frank Hu (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195312911
eISBN:
9780199865260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312911.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

During the past twenty years there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States. An estimated 30% of adults in the US are obese; in 1980, only 15% were. The issue is gaining greater ... More


Work and Health: New Evidence and Enhanced Understandings

Cam Mustard, John N. Lavis, and Aleck Ostry

in Healthier Societies: From Analysis to Action

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195179200
eISBN:
9780199864539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179200.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on how labor market experiences affect workers' health. It presents an integrated framework for thinking about how work may influence health, with a specific focus on the ... More


The contribution of the social sciences to HIA

John Kemm, Jayne Parry, and Stephen Palmer

in Health Impact Assessment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198526292
eISBN:
9780191723889
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198526292.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the contributions of social sciences to health impact assessment (HIA). Social and political sciences may provide significant contributions to HIA of policies, programmes, and ... More


Landmines

Susannah Sirkin, James C. Cobey, and Eric Stover

in War and Public Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the global situation concerning antipersonnel landmines. It discusses medical consequences of landmine casualties, and describes the Mine Ban Treaty and its effectiveness. Mine ... More


What screening does

Angela E. Raffle and J. A. Muir Gray

in Screening: Evidence and practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199214495
eISBN:
9780191723742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214495.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter gives a deeper understanding of screening, and of the diverse consequences it brings. It illustrates the over-detection problem with reference to mammography breast screening, and ... More


Obesity and Health-Related Quality of Life

Frank B. Hu

in Obesity Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195312911
eISBN:
9780199865260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312911.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses obesity and health-related quality of life (HRQOL). HRQOL is a multidimensional construct that reflects how a person subjectively evaluates his/her own well-being in the ... More


Developmental Origins of Obesity

Frank B. Hu

in Obesity Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195312911
eISBN:
9780199865260
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195312911.003.0019
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on pre- and perinatal factors that determine obesity and its consequences later on in life. Topics discussed include measurement of obesity in young children, developmental ... More


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