Rural Public Health: Best Practices and Preventive Models

Editors: Warren, Jacob and Smalley, K. Bryant
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Single-User Purchase Price: $70.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $105.00
ISBN: 978-0-82-610894-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 14
Book Status: Available
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Rural residents face distinct health challenges due to economic conditions, cultural/behavioral factors, and health provider shortages that combine to impose striking disparities in health outcomes among rural populations. This comprehensive text about the issues of rural public health is the only book to focus on rural health from the perspectives of public health and prevention.

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Table of Contents

  • About the Editors
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • 1. What Is Rural? - Jacob C. Warren and K. Bryant Smalley
  • 2. Access to Medical Care in Rural America - Erika Ziller
  • 3. Public Health Workforce Issues in Rural Areas - Suzanne R. Hawley, Shirley A. Orr, and Theresa St. Romain
  • 4. Rural Health Care Ethics - Angeline Bushy
  • 5. Rural Church-Based Health Promotion - Karen H. Kim Yeary
  • 6. Integrated Care in Rural Areas - David Lambert and John A. Gale
  • 7. Mental Health in Rural Areas - K. Bryant Smalley and Jacob C. Warren
  • 8. Substance Use and Abuse in Rural America - Jennifer D. Lenardson, David Hartley, John A. Gale, and Karen B. Pearson
  • 9. Heart Disease in Rural Areas - Marylen Rimando, Jacob C. Warren, and K. Bryant Smalley
  • 10. Obesity in Rural America - Kimberly Greder, Michelle Ihmels, Janie Burney, and Kimberly Doudna
  • 11. Diabetes in Rural Areas - Jacob C. Warren and K. Bryant Smalley
  • 12. HIV Prevention and Treatment Issues in Rural America: A Focus on Regional Differences - John C. Moring, Timothy F. Page, Anne Bowen, and Julie Angiola
  • 13. Environmental and Occupational Health in Rural Areas - Simone M. Charles and Azita K. Cuevas
  • 14. Rural Minority Health: Race, Ethnicity, and Sexual Orientation - Jacob C. Warren, K. Bryant Smalley, Marylen Rimando, K. Nikki Barefoot, Arthur Hatton, and Kayla LeLeux-LaBarge
  • 15. Migrant Farmworker Health - Jennie A. McLaurin
  • 16. Health and Aging in Rural America - Bret L. Hicken, Derek Smith, Marilyn Luptak, and Robert D. Hill
  • 17. Future Directions in Rural Public Health - Jacob C. Warren and K. Bryant Smalley