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Environmental Health: From Global to Local (Public Health/Environmental Health)The bestselling environmental health text, with all new coverage of key topics Environmental Health: From Global to Local is a comprehensive introduction to the subject, and a contemporary, authoritative text for students of public health, environmental health, preventive medicine, community health, and environmental studies. Edited by the former director of the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health and current dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Washington, this bo…

Environmental Health: From Global to LocalENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH The second edition of Environmental Health: From Global to Local, a comprehensive introductory text, offers an overview of the methodology and paradigms of this burgeoning field, ranging from ecology to epidemiology, from toxicology to environmental psychology, and from genetics to ethics. Expert contributors discuss the major issues in contemporary environmental health: air, water, food safety, occupational health, radiation, chemical and physical hazards, vector control, …

CDC Health Information for International Travel 2016Amid recent changes in global health, the public interest in travelers’ safety has never been greater. For both international travelers and the health professionals who care for them, CDC Health Information for International Travel (more commonly known as The Yellow Book) is the definitive resource for preventing illness and injury in a globalized world. This 2016 edition offers the US government’s most current health recommendations for travelers to international destinations, including disease…

Environmental Engineering: Prevention and Response to Water-, Food-, Soil-, and Air-borne Disease and IllnessFirst published in 1958, Salvato’s Environmental Engineering has long been the definitive reference for generations of sanitation and environmental engineers. Approaching its fiftieth year of continual publication in a rapidly changing field, the Sixth Edition has been fully reworked and reorganized into three separate, succinct volumes to adapt to a more complex and scientifically demanding field with dozens of specializations. Updated and reviewed by leading experts in the field, this revised…

Public Health Ethics: Theory, Policy, and PracticeSince public health seeks to protect the health of populations, it inevitably confronts a range of ethical challenges having to do primarily with the friction between individual freedoms and what might be perceived as governmental paternalism. This volume brings together twenty-five articles by leading thinkers in the field, writing on topics that concern both classic and novel problems. They open up new terrain in each area, including tobacco and drug control, infectious disease, environmental…

Public Health Ethics: Cases Spanning the Globe (Public Health Ethics Analysis)This Open Access book highlights the ethical issues and dilemmas that arise in the practice of public health. It is also a tool to support instruction, debate, and dialogue regarding public health ethics. Although the practice of public health has always included consideration of ethical issues, the field of public health ethics as a discipline is a relatively new and emerging area.  There are few practical training resources for public health practitioners, especially resources which include d…

Preventing Childhood Obesity: Health in the BalanceChildren’s health has made tremendous strides over the past century. In general, life expectancy has increased by more than thirty years since 1900 and much of this improvement is due to the reduction of infant and early childhood mortality. Given this trajectory toward a healthier childhood, we begin the 21st-century with a shocking development—an epidemic of obesity in children and youth. The increased number of obese children throughout the U.S. during the past 25 years has led policymak…

Occupational and Environmental Health: Recognizing and Preventing Disease and InjuryOccupational and environmental health is the public health and multidisciplinary approach to the recognition, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control of disease, injuries, and other adverse health conditions resulting from hazardous environmental exposures in the workplace, the home, or the community. These are essential elements of public health practice and the core course in Environmental Health in Masters of Public Health programs.Thoroughly updated and expanded upon, the sixth editio…

Healthcare Cleaning Success: A Primer for the Successful Housekeeping Department (Volume 1)In Healthcare Environmental Services, first impressions of your facility are very important to patients, family and staff, and you need to strive daily to provide a clean, safe and attractive environment. It is essential that that patient rooms are cleaned to the highest level to prevent cross contamination. The hospital staff and patients depend on this to do their job with excellence. With cleanliness as a prime concern and a clean and safe environment our overriding desire, I wrote this book…

Environmental Engineering, Fourth EditionThis book provides a comprehensive introduction to air, water, noise, and radioactive materials pollution and its control. Legal and regulatory principles and risk analysis are included in addition to engineering principles.The text presents the engineering principles governing the generation and control of air and water pollutants, solid and hazardous waste, and noise. Water quality and drinking water treatment are discussed, as well as the elements of risk analysis. Radioactive waste generatio…