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Techniques and resources for child public health practice

Mitch Blair, Sarah Stewart-Brown, Tony Waterston, and Rachel Crowther

in Child Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547500
eISBN:
9780191720123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547500.003.007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter addresses techniques and resources for assessing health needs — comparing the clinical and public health process of making a ‘diagnosis’ — and describes the sources of information ... More


Developing a district health care service

John Walley and Sarah Escott

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter considers the benefits of a well-functioning district health system. It argues for a general approach to health needs assessment, selecting the best interventions, and planning and ... More


Assessing health needs

John Wright

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.04
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the following topics: health needs and the importance of assessing these needs; the steps to take when assessing health needs; what routine data can be used in assessing health ... More


Justice, Capability, and Health Policy

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Health and Social Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559978
eISBN:
9780191721489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559978.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter provides a workable operationalization of health capabilities, and seeks a shared standard of health based on the demands of social justice and the right to health in terms of health ... More


Planning, implementing, and managing interventions

John Hubley, Sylvia Tilford, and John Walley

in Public Health: An action guide to improving health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199238934
eISBN:
9780191716621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.06
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Programme development and implementation is the biggest and most important part of a public health manager's job. This chapter discusses the following topics: the health programme planning process; ... More


A Health Capability Account of Equal Access

Jennifer Prah Ruger

in Health and Social Justice

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199559978
eISBN:
9780191721489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559978.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter evaluates health care's impact on individuals' health capability and addresses what equal access, quality and a right to health and health care mean for health system development. Along ... More


Defining health and health care needs using quantitative and qualitative data

Bhopal Raj S.

in Ethnicity, Race, and Health in Multicultural Societies: Foundations for better epidemiology, public health, and health care

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568179
eISBN:
9780191724091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568179.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the health needs assessment process, based on both quantitative information (such as the epidemiology of diseases) and qualitative information obtained from interviews and ... More


Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the United Kingdom

Judith Healy and Martin McKee

in Accessing Healthcare: Responding to diversity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198516187
eISBN:
9780191723681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198516187.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Most governments seek to restrict the number of people seeking protection by reducing social benefits, detaining asylum seekers, and applying a narrow legal interpretation of who can qualify as a ... More


Global Public Health: A New Era

Robert Beaglehole and Ruth Bonita (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199236626
eISBN:
9780191724053
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236626.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book provides an account of the international state of public health, including an agenda for improving the practice of the discipline across the world. It addresses three major issues, ... More


Access to Optimal Care among Gay and Bisexual Men: Identifying Barriers and Promoting Culturally Competent Care

Rajeev Ramchand and Claude Earl Fox

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses a variety of issues that impact access to optimal health care for gay and bisexual men in the United States. Special consideration is given to health insurance coverage and ... More


Healthcare needs assessment

Andrew O’Shaughnessy and John Wright

in Healthcare Public Health: Improving health services through population science

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198837206
eISBN:
9780191873966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837206.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Healthcare needs assessment is an evaluative process that aims to quantify population needs for healthcare. Need is defined as the capacity to benefit from healthcare. It is characterized by a ... More


The service context

Nicky Stanley, Bridget Penhale, Denise Riordan, Rosaline S. Barbour, and Sue Holden

in Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344274
eISBN:
9781447301707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.003.0002
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter examines the service configurations of the main agencies delivering services to mothers with mental health needs and their children and discusses recent organizational developments in ... More


Breaking the silence: participatory research processes about health with Somali refugee people seeking asylum

Rhetta Moran, Zeinab Mohamed, and Hermione Lovel

in Doing research with refugees: Issues and guidelines

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861345981
eISBN:
9781447302131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861345981.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter presents the experiences of the authors from 1998 to 2001, when they developed a participatory research project in Manchester, England. This project involved people from Somalia who had ... More


The professionals and their practice

Nicky Stanley, Bridget Penhale, Denise Riordan, Rosaline S. Barbour, and Sue Holden

in Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344274
eISBN:
9781447301707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.003.0008
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter considers the views and experiences of the wide range of professionals involved in delivering services to children and families. It explores the extent of their experience with families ... More


Interprofessional communication and coordination

Nicky Stanley, Bridget Penhale, Denise Riordan, Rosaline S. Barbour, and Sue Holden

in Child protection and mental health services: Interprofessional responses to the needs of mothers

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861344274
eISBN:
9781447301707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861344274.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter reports on practitioners' experiences of interprofessional communication and coordination and examines their views on which services were best equipped to take a lead in work with ... More


Characterizing and Mapping Health in Urban Areas

Gina S. Lovasi and Steve Melly

in Urban Public Health: A Research Toolkit for Practice and Impact

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190885304
eISBN:
9780190885335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190885304.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter highlights how the measurement and mapping of multiple outcomes in urban health can serve goals of local needs assessment and surveillance in cities. A range of data sources and ... More


Immigration and the Health of the Public

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter highlights the importance of the health of immigrants. The health of immigrants in their adopted home is strongly shaped by social, economic, and political conditions in that country. ... More


Class, care and caring

Christina Victor

in Social class in later life: Power, identity and lifestyle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300588
eISBN:
9781447310945
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300588.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

Older people experience a range of age-related conditions such as arthritis, respiratory disease, circulatory disease, and mental health problems such as depression and dementia. The prevalence of ... More


A New School, A New Crisis

Paul Gionfriddo

in Losing Tim: How Our Health and Education Systems Failed My Son with Schizophrenia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168281
eISBN:
9780231537155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168281.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This chapter focuses on the events surrounding Tim's transfer to his new school. The school staff at the new school made adjustments based on Tim's Individualized Education Program (IEP), resulting ... More


Knowledge Mobilization in Healthcare Networks: The Power of Everyday Practices

Sue Newell and Marco Marabelli

in Mobilizing Knowledge in Healthcare: Challenges for Management and Organization

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198738237
eISBN:
9780191801686
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198738237.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter focuses on practices aimed at supporting knowledge mobilization to improve coordination across a network of organizations that are each involved in the care of children with complex ... More


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