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 #14: Health Promotion/Prevention of Diabetes Mellitus
You have recently been employed by the Indian Health Service (IHS) as a health educator. You will be working with several tribes [Page 70]in a service unit in the Southwest. Your grandfather was a Cherokee Indian, but you know little about the Pueblo Indian tribes of ...