Public Health and Preventive Medicine in Canada

5th Edition


  • Chandrakant Shah
    • Print ISBN 9780920513934

    Table of Contents

    Part I: Health and Disease

    1. Concepts, Determinants, and Promotion of Health

    2. Measurement and Investigation

    Part II: The Health of Canadians

    3. Health Indicators and Data Sources

    4. Determinants of Health and Disease

    5. Health Status and Consequences

    6. The Health of Vulnerable Groups

    7. Chronic Diseases and Injuries

    8. Communicable Diseases

    9. Environmental Health

    10. Occupational Health and Disease

    11. Periodic Health Examinations

    Part III: The Healthcare System

    12. Evolution of National Health Insurance

    13. Federal and Provincial Health Organizations

    14. Funding, Expenditures, and Resources

    15. Community Health Services

    16. The Regulation and Health of Healthcare Professionals

    17. Quebec's Healthcare System: Origins, Organization, and Future (New chapter)

    18. From Reports to Reforms to Reports (New chapter)

    Appendix A: Quick Tables of Current Recommendations

    Appendix B: Educational Objectives


    No. of pages:
    © 2003
    Saunders Canada
    Print ISBN:

    About the author

    Chandrakant Shah

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor Emeritus, Department of Public Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Honorary Staff, The Hospital for Sick Children; Courtesy Staff, St. Michael's Hospital; Staff Physician, Anishnawbe Health Toronto