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.
|Publishers||CBS Publishers & Distributors|
|Author||Sunder Lal | Adarsh | Pankaj|
|Edition||Revised Fifth Edition|
|Pages||840 (book) +80 (updates) = 920|
|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