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cover image - Shah's Public Health and Preventive Health Care in Canada,6th Edition
ISBN: 9781771721813
Page Count: 496
Imprint: Saunders Canada
List Price: $87.95

Shah's Public Health and Preventive Health Care in Canada, 6th Edition

by Dr.Bonnie Fournier, RN, MSc, PhD and Dr. Fareen Karachiwalla, MD MPH CCFP FRCPC


cover image - Shah's Public Health and Preventive Health Care in Canada,6th Edition
ISBN: 9781771721813
Page Count: 496
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Work more effectively with a complete understanding of Canadian public health! Shah’s Public Health and Preventive Health Care in Canada, Sixth Edition examines health care policy in Canada and the issues and trends faced by today’s health care professionals. It puts health promotion and prevention models into a historical perspective, with discussions including the evolution of national health insurance, determinants of health and disease, and approaches to achieving health for all. Written by educators Bonnie Fournier and Fareen Karachiwalla, and based on the work of noted author Dr. Chandrakant Shah, this text provides an excellent foundation in Canadian public health for nurses and other health care professionals.

    • Quintessentially Canadian content is designed especially for Canadian nursing and health care professionals.
    • Comprehensive coverage includes in-depth, current information on public health and preventive care topics.
    • End-of-chapter summaries reinforce your understanding of key health care concepts.
    • End-of-chapter references provide recommendations for further reading and research.
    • NEW! Full-colour design enhances illustrations and improves readability to better illustrate complex concepts.
    • NEW! Indigenous Health chapter.
    • NEW! Groups Experiencing Health Inequities chapter.
    • NEW! Pan-Canadian focus uses a community health perspective, discussing the social determinants of health, health equity, and health promotion in each chapter.
    • NEW! Learning tools include chapter outlines and learning objectives, key terms, practical exercises, critical thinking questions, and summary boxes such as Case Study, Research Perspective, In the News, Interprofessional Practice, Clinical Example, Real World Example, and Evidence-Informed Practice, plus key websites.
    • NEW! Evolve companion website.
    • NEW! Emerging infectious diseases (EID) and COVID-19 discussion and exercises on Evolve, offer insight into current and developing challenges facing public health.
  • Introduction
    1. Foundational Concepts in Population and Public Health
    2. Methods of Investigation of Population Health Issues
    3. Approaches to Achieving Health for All
    4. Health Indicators and the Health Status of Canadians
    5. Determinants of Health and Disease
    6. Groups Experiencing Health Inequities
    7. Indigenous Health
    8. Noncommunicable Diseases
    9. Mental Health and Substance Use
    10. Communicable Disease
    11. Environmental Health
    12. Occupational Health and Disease
    13. The Evolution of National Health Insurance
    14. Federal and Provincial Health Organizations
    15. Funding, Expenditures, and Resources
    16. Delivery of Health Care Services
    17. Human Resources for Health
    18. Looking Forward
  • Dr.Bonnie Fournier, RN, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor
    School of Nursing
    Thompson Rivers University
    Kamloops, British Columbia and Dr. Fareen Karachiwalla, MD MPH CCFP FRCPC, Associate Medical Officer of Health
    York Region Public Health
    Newmarket, Ontario;

    Adjunct Assistant Professor
    School of Medicine
    Queen’s University
    Kingston, Ontario;

    Adjunct Lecturer
    Clinical Public Health Division
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health
    University of Toronto
    Toronto, Ontario
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