Public health and emergency medicine

Egerton-Warburton, Diana, Hutton, Jennie, Aitken, Peter, and Tyler, Hilary (2015) Public health and emergency medicine. In: Cameron, Peter, Jelinek, George, Kelly, Anne-Maree, Brown, Anthony, and Little, Mark, (eds.) Textbook of Adult Emergency Medicine. Elsevier, London, UK, pp. 881-884.

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[Extract] Public health (PH) is an organized attempt by society to ensure a healthy population. It is recognized as key to a sustainable and effective healthcare system. The UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) states that all people are equally entitled to good health and decent living conditions and it is this humanistic ideal that drives much of public health.

Item ID: 38941
Item Type: Book Chapter (Teaching Material)
ISBN: 978-0-7020-5335-1
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2016 01:50
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110305 Emergency Medicine @ 60%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111709 Health Care Administration @ 40%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9204 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) > 920499 Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health) not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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