Public Health Mini-Guides: Alcohol Misuse book cover

Public Health Mini-Guides: Alcohol Misuse

Public Health and Health Promotion Series

The Hot Topics in Public Health series

Hot Topics in Public Health consists of a series of small pocketbooks, focussing on the key public health issues identified by the UK government priorities. The books will be of use to a wide audience of students and practitioners, in the Nursing and Allied Health areas, as all students in these areas do modules on Public Health and Health Promotion, as well as those doing a diploma or degree in PH&HP.

Students will find the books useful to cover assignments and on the ward, and practitioners will love the quick-reference format for use on the ward and in giving patient advice and running clinics on these topics.

There will be a title providing essential information on the priority areas of:

  • Obesity
  • Smoking
  • Alcohol misuse

  • Sexual health
  • Mental health

  • Diabetes
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Exercise
  • Drug misuse
  • Health inequalities

Nursing and allied health students, and students of Health Promotion and Public Health.

Paperback, 144 Pages

Published: July 2014

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-4638-4


    • Part 1 - lay out problem
      • Epidemiology, background, key facts, NICE guidelines
      • Population group most affected

    • Part 2
      • Current strategies
      • How are they working? - evidence


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