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The secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease

S. S. Anand, E. Lonn, and S. Yusuf

in Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.003.0045
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Observational studies and clinical trials have shown that lower levels of risk factors in patients with established cardiovascular disease (CVD) can substantially reduce their risk of suffering ... More


Prevention

Barbara Jo Fidler, Nicholas Bala, and Michael A. Saini

in Children Who Resist Postseparation Parental Contact: A Differential Approach for Legal and Mental Health Professionals

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199895496
eISBN:
9780199980086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199895496.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter focuses on prevention to avert parent-child contact problems from becoming more severe. A number of prevention approaches, strategies, and programs have been developed to address ... More


What Is Currently Spent on Prevention as Compared to Treatment?

George Miller, Charles Roehrig, Paul Hughes-Cromwick, and Ani Turner Ba

in Prevention vs. Treatment: What's the Right Balance?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199837373
eISBN:
9780199919499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199837373.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this chapter we address the need for metrics and methods to measure spending on prevention as a basis for understanding the current distribution of funds between prevention and treatment and to ... More


Health Protection, Health Promotion, and Disease Prevention at the Workplace

René Mendes and Elizabeth Costa Dias

in Global Occupational Health

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195380002
eISBN:
9780199893881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380002.003.0018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Health promotion seeks to improve the level of health in a population by preventing diseases, controlling hazards, improving fitness and well being and enhancing the capacity or workers to work and ... More


Stroke

Lorene M. Nelson, Caroline M. Tanner, Stephen K. Van Den Eeden, and Valerie M. McGuire

in Neuroepidemiology: From principles to practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195133790
eISBN:
9780199863730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133790.003.09
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Stroke is a leading cause of disability and mortality in the United States and other industrialized countries. This chapter discusses important issues that arise in the enumeration of stroke and how ... More


The Way Ahead: Prevention and Protection

Anne‐Marie McAlinden

in 'Grooming' and the Sexual Abuse of Children: Institutional, Internet, and Familial Dimensions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199583720
eISBN:
9780191758263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199583720.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter underlines the need to broaden current discourses on the prevention of sexual offending against children beyond a narrow focus on ‘grooming’ towards the development of a wider public ... More


Introduction: Why a Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Crisis?

Michael R. Fraser and Jay C. Butler

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

A public health guide to ending the opioid crisis is needed to help frame efforts to go “upstream” and address the root causes of substance use disorder and addiction. In this introduction, the ... More


Public Health Approaches to Preventing Substance Misuse and Addiction

Jay C. Butler

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter presents the 2017 Association of State and Territorial Health Officials President’s Challenge as a paradigm for understanding the core aspects of a public health approach to preventing ... More


The Consequences of Newborn Screening

Stefan Timmermans and Mara Buchbinder

in Saving Babies?: The Consequences of Newborn Genetic Screening

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226924977
eISBN:
9780226924991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226924991.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

This book begins by showing how powerful the rationale for expanding newborn screening is, with its appeal residing in secondary prevention. Rather than treating children with devastating metabolic ... More


Addressing Community Trauma and Building Community Resilience to Prevent Opioid Misuse and Addiction

Sheila Savannah, Dana Fields-Johnson, Ruben Cantu, Sana Chehimi, Alexis Captanian, and Karmen Kurtz

in A Public Health Guide to Ending the Opioid Epidemic

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190056810
eISBN:
9780190056841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190056810.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Any strategy to end the opioid epidemic must include recognizing and addressing the role of widespread individual and community trauma and the need for solutions that build protective factors and ... More


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