Textbook of Community Medicine, 2/e

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Author: Bhalwar
Edition: 2nd
ISBN: 9789386691750
Language: English
Published: 2018
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer

The second edition aims to fulfill the long-standing need of the medical students for a concise textbook of community medicine, which makes it an easy and interesting reading, in lucid and simple English.

Textbook of Community Medicine, 2/e

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The second edition aims to fulfill the long-standing need of the medical students for a concise textbook of community medicine, which makes it an easy and interesting reading, in lucid and simple English. At the same time, it comprehensively covers all the required topics, explaining the concepts at length and stimulates analytical thinking. The book seeks to encourage students to approach the subject with scientific logic and apply the learned concepts appropriately in the future during his/her professional career.

Key Features

  • Critical concepts and definitions have been explained at length  in a simple and easy-to-understand language
  • Liberal use is made of appropriate examples and diagrams to explain various concepts of community medicine
  • Equal emphasis has been laid on the applied aspects so that a student is confident in applying the basic concepts and in answering application-based questions, which are appearing increasingly in theory examination papers across the country.
  • Detailed separate chapters on Biostatistics, Health Education, Health Economics, and Hospital Administration are present which are important from the public health point of view
  • Latest statistics pertaining to India on various policies, programs, guidelines, and surveys are provided
  • All communicable and non-communicable diseases are discussed in the Indian scenario with latest data
  • Tables and flow charts wherever necessary for understanding and retention have been added
  • text is supplemented with text boxes which provide extra but important information
  • MCQs which comprehensively cover the text have been added at the end of each chapter to allow students to test their grasp of topics dealt within  each chapter

Table of Contents

Section I: GENERAL PRINCIPLES

Section II: SOCIAL AND COMMUNICATION SCIENCES

Section III: EPIDEMIOLOGY

Section IV: BIOSTATISTICS

Section V: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Section VI: FAMILY HEALTH

Section VII: NUTRITION AND HEALTH

Section VIII: ENTOMOLOGY

Section IX: COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Section X: NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Section XI: PUBLIC HEALTH ADMINISTRATION

Section XII: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH