Case Studies in Public and Community Health presents 14 classroom-tested case study scenarios, including background information and discussion questions. The overall purpose of the book is to help students understand that public health practice occurs in a social content, and is subject to all the complexities of a social environment. The book can be used as a textbook supplement to Jo Fairbanks William H Wiese's,The Public Health Primer (SAGE, 1997); it can also be used on its own, or as a supplement to other textbooks in the field.
Case Study #1: Basic Terms in Epidemiology
Case Study #11: Homeless Health Care
You are the program planner for a community health center in Birmingham, Alabama. The community health center in which you work is located in a low socioeconomic section of the city. Your health center was established in 1972 and provides primary care to a culturally diverse and indigent population. Many of the clients speak Spanish only.
[Page 58]As you review the federal register for the ...