Public Health and Preventive Medicine in Canada

5th Edition


  • 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


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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