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Textbook of Community Medicine Preventive and Social Medicine with Recent Update


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ISBN: 9789387742895
The textbook aims to serve primarily all the undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental students, as well as postgraduate students of nursing, public health, health administration and public administration.

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    Textbook of Community Medicine Preventive and Social Medicine is the completely rewritten, thoroughly revised and updated edition of the successful textbook, greatly acclaimed for its content, coverage and treatment of the subject. The book aptly describes the basic principles and concepts of community medicine and attempts to develop epidemiological thinking, critical analysis and positive attitude towards the discipline of preventive and social medicine. It makes use of real-life field situations of health care delivery system to explain the varied aspects of epidemiology, health management, national health programs, reproductive and child health, and environmental and occupational health. Case study/caselet methods have been deliberately attempted to relate live-field experiences with the text to enrich and facilitate learning the concepts and application of social sciences, behavioural sciences, organizational behaviour, community diagnosis and behaviour change communication and health counselling. Written in a lucid and easy to read style in a sequential manner, the textbook is intended primarily for the undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental students as well as the nursing students. The textbook also aims to serve as a useful guide for teachers in community medicine, health administrators, managers, policymakers and decision-makers. A supplementary book containing the update on the Textbook, along with recent advance on the subject, is attached as package.

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    Publisher CBS Publishers & Distributors
    Binding Paperback
    Year 2018
    Edition Revised Fifth Edition
    Author Sunder Lal | Adarsh | Pankaj
    About the Author

    Sunder Lal MBBS, DPH, MD is an eminent public health expert who served as Professor and Head, Department of Social and Preventive
    Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, Haryana. He has over 47 years of experience in teaching, training and research in the field of community medicine. He has been ICDS Consultant for over 25 years, honorary chief editor of Indian Journal of Community Medicine, Secretary-General of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine (IAPSM) for 9 years, and distinguished himself as Fellow of IAPSM. He has published a book Public Health Management: Principles and Practice and 182 research papers in various national and international journals of repute, and served on editorial boards of several scientific journals. He retired as
    Deputy Director-General (Medical), TA, with meritorious service award. He is recipient of Dhanwantari Oration Award, Harcharan Singh Oration Award, Srivastava Award, and prestigious Amrut Mody Unichem Prize awarded by Indian Council of Medical Reseach for research work on maternal and child health. He has served as President of
    IAPSM (2010–11).


    Adarsh MBBS
    retired as Senior Medical Officer from HCMS (I) and served for about 32 years in various capacities such as Medical Officer, Medical Officer incharge of postpartum centre, and Medical Officer incharge of urban health centres.


    Pankaj MDS is ex-Professor in Public Health Dentistry, Rajasthan Dental College, Jaipur Rajasthan. Earlier, he has been Associate Professor, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Surendra Dental College and Research Institute, Sri Ganganagar, Rajasthan. He has attended various conferences, scientific sessions and conventions, and
    has actively organized many dental camps and school dental health programs, and contributed towards national oral health care program by IDA. He has published 11 papers in national journals of repute, presented seven scientific papers and has been a speaker at the CDE programs. He is associated with teaching, research and
    planning in the field of public health dentistry.

    Pages 840 (book) +80 (updates) = 920
    Subject Preventive and Social Medicine
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