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 #8: Managed Care: What Role for Public Health?
You are a public health nurse in the Hopewell County public health office, which is in a rural community. Managed care for Medicaid clients became effective in your state 1 month ago. You are not that [Page 42]familiar with ...