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Disease Prevention

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Informationen zum Autor John Frank is a physician/epidemiologist, and a professor of public health/primary care since 1982, at fou... Lire la suite
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Informationen zum Autor John Frank is a physician/epidemiologist, and a professor of public health/primary care since 1982, at four universities in Canada, the USA and the UK. He has been Professor (now Emeritus) at the University of Toronto, at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (since 1983); founding Director of Research at the Institute for Work & Health in Toronto (1991 to 1997); and inaugural Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute ofPopulation and Public Health (2000-2008). He currently holds a Chair in Public Health Research and Policy at the University of Edinburgh, and directs the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (www.scphrp.ac.uk). The Collaboration seeks to develop and robustly test novel public healthpolicies and programs to equitably improve health status in Scotland, through the convening and ongoing support of researcher/research-user consortia.Ruth Jepson is Deputy Director, Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy, University of Edinburgh. After her MSc, Ruth spent over 10 years in the Cochrane Collaboration as a Review Group Co-ordinator and reviewer. She also worked at the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination in York University. She returned to the University of Edinburgh to complete a PhD on developing a measure of informed choice in cancer screening. Prior to 2012, she was Co-Director of the Centre forPopulation and Public Health, and Lead for the Physical Activity and Diet Research Programme, University of Stirling. Her methodological expertise is in systematic reviews and evaluation research (both qualitative and quantitative), applied to promoting physical activity, through partnerships withservice providers and users.Andrew James Williams is a public health statistician/epidemiologist. He is currently the research fellow in natural experimental approaches for the Farr Institute, Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy, University of Edinburgh. Originally he began training in medicine but transferred out through health informatics into public health. He has a MPH from the University of Birmingham and a PhD from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry. His research interestsrelate to the use of non-consented routinely collected data, and child health and wellbeing. Klappentext Provides a set of appraisal tools to guide those considering a preventive action to make sure that it is effective (does more good than harm), efficient (is a competitive use of scarce resources), and equitable in its impact across society. Zusammenfassung Provides a set of appraisal tools to guide those considering a preventive action to make sure that it is effective (does more good than harm), efficient (is a competitive use of scarce resources), and equitable in its impact across society. ...

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John Frank is a physician/epidemiologist, and a professor of public health/primary care since 1982, at four universities in Canada, the USA and the UK. He has been Professor (now Emeritus) at the University of Toronto, at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health (since 1983); founding Director of Research at the Institute for Work & Health in Toronto (1991 to 1997); and inaugural Scientific Director of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research - Institute of Population and Public Health (2000-2008). He currently holds a Chair in Public Health Research and Policy at the University of Edinburgh, and directs the Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy (www.scphrp.ac.uk). The Collaboration seeks to develop and robustly test novel public health policies and programs to equitably improve health status in Scotland, through the convening and ongoing support of researcher/research-user consortia. Ruth Jepson is Deputy Director, Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy, University of Edinburgh. After her MSc, Ruth spent over 10 years in the Cochrane Collaboration as a Review Group Co-ordinator and reviewer. She also worked at the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination in York University. She returned to the University of Edinburgh to complete a PhD on developing a measure of informed choice in cancer screening. Prior to 2012, she was Co-Director of the Centre for Population and Public Health, and Lead for the Physical Activity and Diet Research Programme, University of Stirling. Her methodological expertise is in systematic reviews and evaluation research (both qualitative and quantitative), applied to promoting physical activity, through partnerships with service providers and users. Andrew James Williams is a public health statistician/epidemiologist. He is currently the research fellow in natural experimental approaches for the Farr Institute, Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy, University of Edinburgh. Originally he began training in medicine but transferred out through health informatics into public health. He has a MPH from the University of Birmingham and a PhD from the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry. His research interests relate to the use of non-consented routinely collected data, and child health and wellbeing.

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Provides a set of appraisal tools to guide those considering a preventive action to make sure that it is effective (does more good than harm), efficient (is a competitive use of scarce resources), and equitable in its impact across society.

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Titre: Disease Prevention
Sous-titre: A Critical Toolkit
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Code EAN: 9780198725862
ISBN: 978-0-19-872586-2
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Oxford University Press
Genre: Médecine
nombre de pages: 240
Poids: 310g
Taille: H217mm x B138mm x T13mm
Année: 2016