CHRONIC DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY, PREVENTION, AND CONTROL

Author: Patrick Remington, MD, MPH, Ross Brownson, PhD, Mark Wegner, MD, MPH
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Publisher: American Public Health Association
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN 10: 0875532772
ISBN 13: 9780875532776
Edition: 4th

Description:

Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Control, Fourth Edition provides an overview of current knowledge and best practices in the prevention and control of major chronic diseases and their risk factors. Chapter authors highlight many public health successes in which evidence-based interventions have resulted in improved health and the reduction or elimination of disparities. This book tackles some of the most important and vexing public health problems of our time, including how to cope with the rising tide of chronic illness.

Table of Contents

Front Matter

  • ABOUT
  • FOREWORD
  • PREFACE

Part I. PUBLIC HEALTH APPROACHES

    1: CURRENT ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL

    • Introduction
    • Definition of Chronic Disease
    • Significance
    • Prevention Models
    • Goals of Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
    • Defining Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
    • Approaches to Prevention: Priorities and Strategies
    • Key Information Sources to Support Decision-Making
    • Global Health and Chronic Diseases
    • Workforce and Training
    • Coordinating Multisector Approaches
    • Conclusions
    • Acknowledgment
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

    2: CHRONIC DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY

    • Introduction
    • Descriptive Epidemiology
    • Analytic Epidemiology
    • Additional Uses of Epidemiology in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
    • Conclusions
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

    3: CHRONIC DISEASE SURVEILLANCE

    • Introduction
    • Data Sources
    • Data Analyses and Interpretation
    • Data Dissemination
    • Conclusion
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

    4: COMMUNITY-BASED INTERVENTIONS

    • Introduction
    • Multiple Determinants of Chronic Disease
    • Levels of Intervention: A Social-Ecological Perspective
    • Intrapersonal (Individual) Approaches to Chronic Disease Intervention
    • Interpersonal Approaches to Chronic Disease Intervention
    • Organizational-Level Venues for Intervention
    • Community-Level Interventions
    • Health Policy and Legal Interventions
    • Multilevel Approaches to Chronic Disease Control
    • Examples of Community-Level Health Planning Approaches
    • Enhancing Health Literacy—The Key to All Chronic Disease Interventions
    • Conclusions
    • Resources
    • References

    5: THE ROLE OF HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS IN CHRONIC DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL

    • Introduction
    • Health Care Reform: Incentives for Improved Chronic Disease Control and Prevention
    • Three Levels of Involvement for Health Care Systems in Chronic Disease Prevention and Control
    • Conclusion
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

Part II. UPSTREAM RISK FACTORS

    6: THE SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF CHRONIC DISEASE

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Pathophysiology
    • Descriptive Epidemiology
    • Causes and Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Areas of Future Research
    • Resources and Suggested Readings
    • References

    7: TOBACCO USE

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Pathophysiology
    • Descriptive Epidemiology
    • Causes of Smoking Initiation
    • Causes of Smoking Continuation
    • Interventions
    • Examples of Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Areas of Future Research
    • Acknowledgment
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

    8: DIET AND NUTRITION

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Pathophysiology
    • Descriptive Epidemiology
    • Causes
    • Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Examples of Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Areas of Future Research
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

    9: PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Pathophysiology
    • Descriptive Epidemiology
    • High-Risk Populations
    • Causes
    • Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Examples of Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Areas of Future Research
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

    10: ALCOHOL USE

    • Introduction
    • Descriptive Epidemiology
    • Causes
    • Prevention and Control
    • Areas of Future Research and Demonstration
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

Part III. MIDSTREAM CHRONIC CONDITIONS

    11: OBESITY

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Pathophysiology
    • Descriptive Epidemiology
    • Causes
    • Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Examples of Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Areas of Future Research
    • Acknowledgment
    • Resources
    • References

    12: DIABETES

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Pathophysiology
    • Descriptive Epidemiology
    • Causes
    • Interventions
    • Translating Diabetes Evidence-Based Research into Public Health Practice
    • Examples of Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Areas of Future Research
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

    13: HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

    • Introduction
    • Pathophysiology
    • Significance
    • Descriptive Epidemiology (United States)
    • Causes
    • Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Areas of Future Research
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

    14: DYSLIPIDEMIA

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Pathophysiology
    • Descriptive Epidemiology
    • Causes
    • Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Examples of Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Areas of Future Research
    • Acknowledgment
    • Resources
    • References

Part IV. DOWNSTREAM CHRONIC DISEASES

    15: CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Pathophysiology
    • CORONARY HEART DISEASE
    • CEREBROVASCULAR DISEASE
    • HEART FAILURE
    • PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

    16: CANCER

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Pathophysiology
    • Causes
    • Evidence-Based Interventions
    • LUNG CANCER
    • COLORECTAL CANCER
    • BREAST CANCER
    • CERVICAL CANCER
    • PROSTATE CANCER
    • LYMPHOMA
    • LEUKEMIA
    • BLADDER CANCER
    • ORAL AND PHARYNGEAL CANCER
    • MELANOMA OF THE SKIN
    • Resources
    • References

    17: CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASES

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Pathophysiology
    • ASTHMA
    • CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE
    • CYSTIC FIBROSIS
    • SLEEP APNEA
    • INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASE
    • OCCUPATIONAL LUNG DISEASES
    • COAL WORKERS’ PNEUMOCONIOSIS
    • SILICOSIS
    • ASBESTOSIS
    • BYSSINOSIS
    • OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA
    • ORGANIC DUST–RELATED LUNG DISEASE
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

    18: MENTAL DISORDERS

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Pathophysiology
    • Descriptive Epidemiology
    • Causes
    • Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Examples of Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Areas of Future Research
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

    19: NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS

    • Introduction
    • EPILEPSY
    • PARKINSON’S DISEASE
    • ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND DEMENTING DISORDERS
    • CEREBRAL PALSY
    • AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
    • AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS AND MOTOR NEURON DISEASE
    • MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS
    • GUILLAIN-BARRÉ SYNDROME
    • TIC DISORDERS AND TOURETTE SYNDROME
    • TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY
    • SPINAL CORD INJURY
    • ATTENTION-DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
    • CARPAL TUNNEL SYNDROME
    • LOW BACK PAIN
    • MIGRAINE AND TENSION-TYPE HEADACHE
    • Resources
    • Suggested Readings
    • References

    20: ARTHRITIS AND OTHER MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASES

    • Introduction
    • OSTEOARTHRITIS
    • RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
    • GOUT
    • ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS
    • OSTEOPOROSIS
    • Resource
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

    21: CHRONIC LIVER DISEASE

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Causes
    • ALCOHOLIC LIVER DISEASE
    • HEPATITIS A
    • HEPATITIS B
    • HEPATITIS C
    • NON-ALCOHOLIC FATTY LIVER DISEASE
    • HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA
    • HEMOCHROMATOSIS
    • References

    22: CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

    • Introduction
    • Significance
    • Pathophysiology
    • Descriptive Epidemiology
    • Causes
    • Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Examples of Evidence-Based Interventions
    • Areas of Future Research
    • Resources
    • Suggested Reading
    • References

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