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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Rural public health : best practices and preventive models /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Warren, Jacob C.,
Smalley, K. Bryant
Publisher Springer Publishing Company,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 857754283
ISBN 9780826108944 (pbk.); 0826108946 (pbk.); 0826108954 (electronic bk.); 9780826108951 (electronic bk.)
Subjects Rural health--United States. ; Rural health services--United States. ; Delivery of Health Care--United States. ; Rural Population--United States. ; Socioeconomic Factors--United States. ; Lèandlicher Raum.--(DE-588)4034026-0 ; Medizinische Versorgung.--(DE-588)4038270-9 ; èOffentliches Gesundheitswesen.--(DE-588)4139691-1 ; USA.--(DE-588)4078704-7
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  RA445.R87 2014 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 10/19/2015
Collation xiv, 279 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
What is rural? -- Access to medical care in rural America -- Public health workforce issues in rural areas -- Rural health care ethics -- Rural church-based health promotion -- Integrated care in rural areas -- Mental health in rural areas -- Substance use and abuse in rural America -- Heart disease in rural areas -- Obesity in rural America -- Diabetes in rural areas -- HIV prevention and treatment issues in rural America: a focus on regional differences -- Environmental and occupational health in rural areas -- Rural minority health: race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation -- Migrant farmworker health -- Health and aging in rural America -- Future directions in rural public health. Rural residents face distinct health challenges due to economic conditions, cultural/behavioral factors, and health provider shortages. This comprehensive text about the issues of rural public health is the only book to focus on rural health from the perspectives of public health and prevention. Providing a cohesive synthesis of current research and practice, the book covers specific diseases and disorders faced by rural populations, service delivery challenges, disadvantages wrought by a shortfall of rural practitioners, and promising community health approaches and preventive measures. -- from back cover.