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Textbook of Community Medicine Preventive and Social Medicine (Paperback)

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ISBN: 9789354662058
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This is the completely rewritten, thoroughly revised and updated edition of the successful textbook, greatly acclaimed for its contents, coverage and treatment of the subject in accordance with the latest Competency Based Undergraduate Curriculum for the Indian Medical Graduate mandated by National Medical Commission

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    What’s NEW

    1. Presents 20 thoroughly revised and updated chapters
    2. Includes 107 core competencies with special emphasis on 18 skill-based competencies.
    3. Divided into Two parts: Part I and Part II: The part I covers basic sciences related to community medicine while part II covers applied sciences related to community medicine making it easier to understand and develop association between basic and applied aspects
    4. A new chapter on natural disaster has been included
    5. All the chapters focus on “Community as Patient”, community diagnosis and community therapy.
    6. The seventh edition also incorporates attitude, ethics, and communication (AETCOM) skills (soft skills) to be integrated into undergraduate curriculum.
    7. All the recent developments in the field of community medicine have been incorporated including Covid Pandemic.
    8. Information is presented in a lucid and engaging manner.

    The revised chapters include:

    1. concept of health and disease, ethics in medicine and doctor–patient relationship
    2. social and behavioural sciences (humanities),
    3. principles of health promotion and education,
    4. counselling and social marketing, health care of community and community diagnosis,
    5. gender issues and women empowerment,
    6. health care delivery systems, health planning and management, laws pertaining to practice of medicine,
    7. focus on: “real life issues” as illustrated in Problem based Learning, various case studies, building communication skills, eliciting health care seeking behaviors, barriers in health care, doctor—patient and community relationship,
    8. communication needs, assessment of comprehensive community diagnosis,
    9. therapy and prognosis, role of physician in health care system and responsibility to society and community,
    10. working in a health care team as leader and member of health team, health legislations pertaining to practice of medicine in outbreak and pandemic situation.
    11. Health Care and Health planning and management has been described keeping in view programs like National Health Mission, Ayushman Bharat and international health regulations.
    12. The health of the elderly, workforce and mental challenges have also been described in detail and included their national and global relevance

    The book is:

    • Intended primarily for the Undergraduate, 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.

Additional Information
    Publisher CBS Publishers & Distributors
    Binding Paperback
    Size 8.5X11
    Year 2022 1st Reprint
    Edition 7th Edition
    Pages 808
    Author Sunder Lal; Adarsh ; Pankaj
    Subject Community Medicine
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