Shah's Public Health and Preventive Health Care in Canada - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9781771721813, 9781771722162

Shah's Public Health and Preventive Health Care in Canada

6th Edition

Authors: Bonnie Fournier Dr. Fareen Karachiwalla
Paperback ISBN: 9781771721813
eBook ISBN: 9781771722162
eBook ISBN: 9781771721820
Imprint: Saunders Canada
Published Date: 27th March 2020
Page Count: 496
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Description

Work more effectively with a complete understanding of Canadian public health! Shah’s Public Health and Preventive Health Care in Canada, Sixth Edition examines health care policy in Canada and the issues and trends faced by today’s health care professionals. It puts health promotion and prevention models into a historical perspective, with discussions including the evolution of national health insurance, determinants of health and disease, and approaches to achieving health for all. Written by educators Bonnie Fournier and Fareen Karachiwalla, and based on the work of noted author Dr. Chandrakant Shah, this text provides an excellent foundation in Canadian public health for nurses and other health care professionals.

Key Features

  • Quintessentially Canadian content is designed especially for Canadian nursing and health care professionals. 
  • Comprehensive coverage includes in-depth, current information on public health and preventive care topics.
  • End-of-chapter summaries reinforce your understanding of key health care concepts.
  • End-of-chapter references provide recommendations for further reading and research.

Table of Contents

Introduction
PART 1: ACHIEVING HEALTH FOR ALL
1. Foundational Concepts in Population and Public Health
2. Methods of Investigation of Population Health Issues
3. Approaches to Achieving Health for All
PART 2: THE HEALTH OF CANADIANS
4. Health Indicators and the Health Status of Canadians
5. Determinants of Health and Disease
6. Groups Experiencing Health Inequities
7. Indigenous Health
8. Noncommunicable Diseases
9. Mental Health and Substance Use
10. Communicable Disease
11. Environmental Health
12. Occupational Health and Disease
PART 3: THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
13. The Evolution of National Health Insurance
14. Federal and Provincial Health Organizations
15. Funding, Expenditures, and Resources
16. Delivery of Health Care Services
17. Human Resources for Health
18. Looking Forward

Details

No. of pages:
496
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders Canada 2021
Published:
27th March 2020
Imprint:
Saunders Canada
Paperback ISBN:
9781771721813
eBook ISBN:
9781771722162
eBook ISBN:
9781771721820

About the Authors

Bonnie Fournier

Bonnie Fournier, RN, MSc, PhD

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor School of Nursing Thompson Rivers University Kamloops, British Columbia

Dr. Fareen Karachiwalla

Dr. Fareen Karachiwalla, MD, MPH, CCFP, FRCPC

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Medical Officer of Health York Region Public Health Newmarket, Ontario; Adjunct Assistant Professor School of Medicine Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario; Adjunct Lecturer Clinical Public Health Division Dalla Lana School of Public Health University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario