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Park’s Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine 23rd Edition

Park’s Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine 23rd Edition

It is indeed gratifying that this book has seen twenty two successful editions and is now entering the twenty-third edition with a brand new look. Park’s Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine 23rd Edition is in keeping with the tradition of release of new editions at regular intervals, with the objective to match the pace of everchanging subject matter. The book has been thoroughly updated and revised

 

  • PRINCIPLES OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND EPIDEMIOLOGIC METHODS

Aims of Epidemiology ……………….. 53 Association and causation ……………………………. 87
Epidemiological approach ………….. 53 Uses of epidemiology …………………………………… 91
Rates and ratios ………………………… 55 Infectious disease epidemiology ……………………. 92
Measurement of mortality ………….. 56 Disease transmission ……………………………………. 94
Measurement of morbidity …………. 60 Immunity …………………………………………………… 101
Epidemiologic methods ……………… 62 Immunizing agents …………………………………….. 103
Descriptive epidemiology …………… 63 Disease prevention and control …………………… 118
Analytical epidemiology …………….. 70 Disinfection ……………………………………………….. 126
Experimental epidemiology ……….. 80 Investigation of an epidemic ………………………. 131

  • SCREENING FOR DISEASE
    Concept of screening ………………. 135 Sensitivity and specificity ……………………………. 139
    Uses of screening ……………………. 136 Problems of the borderline …………………………. 141
    Criteria for screening ………………. 137
  • EPIDEMIOLOGY OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
    I. Respiratory infections
    Smallpox ………………………………… 143 Diphtheria …………………………………………………. 159
    Chickenpox ……………………………. 143 Whooping cough ……………………………………….. 163
    Measles ………………………………….. 146 Meningococcal meningitis …………………………… 165
    Rubella ………………………………….. 150 Acute respiratory infections ………………………… 16 7
    Mumps …………………………………… 152 SARS ………………………………………………………… 174
    Influenza ………………………………… 153 Tuberculosis ………………………………………………. 176
  • II. Intestinal infections
    Poliomyelitis …………………………… 202 Food poisoning ………………………………………….. 238
    Viral hepatitis …………………………. 210 Amoebiasis ………………………………………………… 241
    Acute diarrhoeal diseases ………… 221 Ascariasis ………………………………………………….. 242
    Cholera ………………………………….. 228 Hookworm infection ………………………………….. 243
    Typhoid fever …………………………. 234 Dracunculiasis ……………………………………………. 245
  • III. Arthropod-borne Infections
    Dengue syndrome …………………… 246 Lymphatic Filariasis ……………………………………. 270
    Malaria …………………………………… 255
  • IV. Zoonoses
    Viral Bacterial
    Rabies ……………………………………. 276 Brucellosis …………………………………………………. 290
    Yellow fever ……………………………. 282 Leptospirosis ……………………………………………… 291
    Japanese encephalitis ……………… 284 Plague ………………………………………………………. 292
    KFD ……………………………………….. 287 Human salmonellosis …………………………………. 298
    Chikungunya fever …………………. 289
    Rickettsial diseases Parasitic zoonoses
    Rickettsial zoo noses ………………… 299 Taeniasis ……………………………………………………. 302
    Scrub typhus ………………………….. 300 Hydatid disease …………………………………………. 303
    Murine typhus ………………………… 300 Leishmaniasis ……………………………………………. 304
    Tick typhus …………………………….. 300
    Q Fever ………………………………….. 301
  • Park’s Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine, 23rd Edition
    Park’s Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine, 23rd Edition
  • EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CHRONIC NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES AND CONDITIONS
    Cardiovascular diseases ………….. 365
    Coronary heart disease : ….. ……… 366
    Hypertension ………………………….. 372
    Stroke ……………………………………. 377
    Rheumatic heart disease …………. 378
    Cancer ………………………………………………………. 381
    Diabetes ……………………………………………………. 392
    Obesity ………………………………………………………. 397
    Blindness …………………………………………………… 401
    Accidents and Injuries ……………………………….. .404
  • Other Chapters
  • 8. DEMOGRAPHY AND FAMILY PLANNING
    9. PREVENTIVE MEDICINE IN OBSTETRICS,
    PAEDIATRICS AND GERIATRICS
    10. NUTRITION AND HEALTH
    11. MEDICINE AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
    12. ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH
    13. HOSPITAL WASTE MANAGEMENT
    14. DISASTER MANAGEMENT
    15. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
    16. GENETICS AND HEALTH
    17. MENTAL HEALTH
    18. HEALTH INFORMATION AND BASIC MEDICAL STATISTICS
    19. COMMUNICATION FOR HEALTH EDUCATION
    20. HEALTH PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
    21. HEALTH CARE OF THE COMMUNITY
    22. INTERNATIONAL HEALTH

The other topics of interest are Global Hunger Index, the current situation about Millennium Development Goals, revised classification of adverse events following immunization, the new and updated matter about child and maternal mortality, Mission Indradhanush (launched on 25th December 2014), and many more. 121h Five Year Plan replaces the ll 1h Plan.Park’s Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine 23rd Edition boo kis helpful for the third year mbbs students also.

 

 

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