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 #12: Planning for School Health Services
You are a school nurse for the Boone County School District. Boone County is a poor, rural county in southern Illinois. It is an unseasonably balmy day late in October. This is your first year as a school nurse in this district. Your scope of responsibility covers two elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. Gazing ...