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This book is the first full-length in-depth treatment of settings as a focal point for planning, organizing and implementing health promotion. The concept of ‘setting’ is fundamental to theory and practice in health promotion. Internationally renowned authors describe the state-of-the-art in the theory and practice of health promotion in settings such as the home, school, workplace, community, and state and offer insightful commentaries on each other’s work.

Health Promotion in Clinical Practice
Health promotion in clinical practice

Most primary care physicians1 believe that they include health promotion in their practice. However, on further examination, much of what is described as health promotion in primary care is actually disease prevention. For example, Ornstein (1989) and colleagues labeled as “health promotion” five activities: fecal occult blood ...

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