This 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 preventive and social 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 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 behavioral sciences organizational behavior community diagnosis and behavior change communication and health counseling. 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.

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Author(s)Sunder Lal and Pankaj and Adarsh
BindingPaper back
Publish YearJanuary 2013