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Identifiable Health Information and the Public's Health: Practice, Research, and Policy

James G. Hodge, Jr., Richard E. Hoffman, Deborah W. Tress, and Verla S. Neslund

in Law in Public Health Practice

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301489
eISBN:
9780199863822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301489.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines some of the difficult issues at the intersection of public health, data uses, and individual interests. It describes some of the fundamental uses and disclosures of identifiable ... More


The Institutionalization of Community Action in Public Health *

Mark Wolfson and Maria Parries

in Social Movements and the Transformation of American Health Care

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195388299
eISBN:
9780199866519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388299.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter discusses the institutionalization of community action in public health. To say that some kind of activity is “institutionalized” means that it has become “routine,” a relatively stable ... More


Genetics and Public Health in the 21st Century: Using Genetic Information to Improve Health and Prevent Disease

Muin J. Khoury, Wylie Burke, and Elizabeth Thomson (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195128307
eISBN:
9780199864485
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128307.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

With the accelerating discovery of human genes, public health professionals are increasingly confronted with a large body of scientific information that will guide public health action. Because the ... More


Public health in Sweden: facts, visions, and lessons

Stig Wall, Gudrun Persson, and Lars Weinehall

in Global Public Health: A New Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199236626
eISBN:
9780191724053
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236626.003.004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the Swedish public health scene from three perspectives, each of which involves different actors: public health policy, public health reporting, and public health research. ... More


Diabetes Public Health Information Resources

Joanne M. Gallivan and Matt Petersen

in Diabetes Public Health: From Data to Policy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195317060
eISBN:
9780199871544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195317060.003.0033
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter summarizes the major Web-based information, education, and research resources on diabetes prevention and control that are available to public health researchers and practitioners from ... More


Ethical Issues in International Health Research and Epidemiology

John D. H. Porter, Carolyn Stephens, and Anthony Kessel

in Ethics and Epidemiology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195322934
eISBN:
9780199864416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the ethical issues that arise in the course of undertaking epidemiological and international health research, focusing on ethical issues that the researcher inevitably has to ... More


Issues for Further Exploration

Henry S. Richardson

in Moral Entanglements: The Ancillary-Care Obligations of Medical Researchers

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195388930
eISBN:
9780199979196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388930.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Although attention to medical researchers’ ancillary-care obligations is increasing, the discussion of these issues is still in its early phases. This chapter outlines some of the crucial empirical ... More


Bridging the Health/Law Divide in Global Health Law: The Role of Law Professors

Scott Burris

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0029
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses the conceptual and methodological elements of public health law research, and the need for an empirical turn in global health law. It argues that: legal academics should give ... More


Continuing Research Needs

Stephanie Zaza, Peter A. Briss, and Kate W. Harris

in The Guide to Community Preventive Services: What works to promote health?

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195151091
eISBN:
9780199864973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151091.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter addresses the ways in which the Community Guide might inform public health intervention research by identifying the areas where insufficient evidence is found or where there is ... More


The Patient Must Prescribe for the Doctor

Nancy Tomes

in Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469622774
eISBN:
9781469622798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622774.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines how the ideal of “doctor knows best” came under attack from multiple directions during the years between 1965 and 1975, leading one doctor to say that “the patient must ... More


Scientific Evaluation in Transdisciplinary Public Health Research and Practice

Scott Burris, Micah L. Berman, Matthew Penn, and, and Tara Ramanathan Holiday

in The New Public Health Law: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Practice and Advocacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190681050
eISBN:
9780190681081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190681050.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter explores how public health law has evolved over time and introduces important legal processes. The chapter first describes evaluation of laws and policies through legal epidemiological ... More


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