Health promotion is the combination of educational and environmental supports for actions and conditions of living conducive to health, thereby including health education. four other main developments are relevant: the need for planning (the PRECEDE–PROCEED model), the importance of evaluation, the use of social and behavioral science
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(9 days ago) Health economics is a relatively young subdiscipline, and the measurement of inequalities in the health domain has only relatively recently received attention from health economists. Nevertheless, and perhaps unsurprisingly, the topic has a very long history outside health economics, in particular in public health, demography, sociology, and
Smart healthcare: making medical care more intelligent
(7 days ago) Smart healthcare is a health service system that uses technology such as wearable devices, IoT, and mobile internet to dynamically access information, connect people, materials and institutions related to healthcare, and then actively manages and responds to medical ecosystem needs in an intelligent manner. Smart healthcare can promote
Adolescents at risk: New directions
(6 days ago) JOURNAL OF ADOLESCENT HEALTH 1991;12:638-643 Adolescents at Risk: New Directions DAVID MECHANIC, Ph.D. Research efforts have yet to catch up with what I will call commonsense conceptions of adolescence and young adulthood. The commonsense position is that children who grow up in decent neighbor- hoods and well-integrated families, who have par
(5 days ago) Self-rated health or subjective health, frequently based on a 1-item assessment question, is likely the most common and simple approach in the behavioral health literature, seen as a predictor, outcome, mediator, moderator, or confounder. Still, its role as a predictor of key developmental and health outcomes such as well-being, depression, or
(7 days ago) Health Inequality. Health inequalities are differences in health (or differences in important influences on health) that are systematically associated with being socially disadvantaged (e.g., being poor, a member of a disadvantaged racial/ethnic group, or female), and that put …
Health & Place Journal ScienceDirect.com by Elsevier
(4 days ago) The journal is an interdisciplinary journal dedicated to the study of all aspects of health and health care in which place or location matters. Recent years have seen closer links evolving between medical geography, medical sociology, health policy, public health and epidemiology.
Health Management System
(4 days ago) The health assessment procedure receives and fuses the data information from the historical database, after which the engine’s long-term trends are analyzed. The fault diagnostics procedure conducts complete engine symptom detection, fault diagnostics, fault positioning and sorting. The prognostics procedure is divided into two stages
(2 days ago) An important issue that needs to be addressed within health geography is the lack of researchers working in the area of Indigenous health – this is so despite changes in the discipline that encourage alternative views of health and place. The relationship between health and place has culturally specific dimensions, yet these tend to be overlooked, particularly in the context of Indigenous
Public Health Journal ScienceDirect.com by Elsevier
(1 days ago) An official journal of the The Royal Society for Public Health and a sister journal of Public Health in Practice. Public Health is an international, multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal. It publishes original papers, reviews and short reports on all aspects of the science, philosophy, and …
Health Belief Model
(9 days ago) Health Belief Model. HBM is one of the most effective and widely used models to understand and predict early cancer detection behaviours, including screening practices, clinical and self-examinations, among various cancer types, such as breast and cervical cancer (Ersin and Bahar, 2017), colorectal cancer (Ma and Lu, 2017), lung cancer (Williams et al., 2019) and prostate cancer (Zare et al
(2 days ago) Ecosystem Health. Ecosystem health is defined as “the state or condition of an ecosystem in which its dynamic attributes are expressed within the normal ranges of activity relative to its ecological state of development” (van Andel and Aronson, 2006), while ecosystem integrity is “the state or condition of an ecosystem that displays the biodiversity characteristic of the reference, such
History of Public Health
(4 days ago) Theodore H. Tulchinsky MD, MPH, Elena A. Varavikova MD, MPH, PhD, in The New Public Health (Third Edition), 2014 Introduction. The history of public health is derived from many historical ideas, trial and error, the development of basic sciences, technology, and epidemiology. In the modern era, James Lind’s clinical trial of various dietary treatments of British sailors with scurvy in 1756
(4 days ago) Health promotion is the process of enabling people and communities to increase control over factors that influence their health, and thereby to improve their health (adapted from the Ottawa Charter of Health Promotion, 1986; Box 2.7).Health promotion is a guiding concept involving activities intended to enhance individual and community health and well-being (Box 2.8).
(5 days ago) Health psychology measurement is undertaken in order to understand behavioral and psychological processes in health, illness, and health care. The purpose may be research or application, especially in the fields of public health or clinical medicine. Measures are used to address three main theoretically, based questions concerning:
Determinants of Health
(2 days ago) Health literacy is a key determinant of health and is influenced by multiple, complex, interacting factors. To improve health literacy requires a collaborative approach involving government and policymakers, and front-line professionals responsible for health and education. For policymakers, an example of a system-based intervention is ensuring
Health and Well-Being
(9 days ago) Achieve health equity, eliminate disparities, and improve the health of all groups. • Create social and physical environments that promote good health for all. • Promote quality of life, healthy development, and healthy behaviors across all life stages (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2013).
Health Care Utilization
(1 days ago) Health-care utilization is primarily determined by the need for service (i.e., levels of illness and disability), the availability of services, and the resources available for providing and paying for service. In countries with fewer freely available services, economic status plays a larger role in determining health …
Value in Health Journal ScienceDirect.com by Elsevier
(3 days ago) Value in Health contains original research articles for pharmacoeconomics, health economics, and outcomes research (clinical, economic, and patient-reported outcomes/preference-based research), as well as conceptual and health policy articles that provide valuable information for health care …. …
Health Care Policy
(6 days ago) Pratap Sharan, Vimal Krishnan, in International Encyclopedia of Public Health (Second Edition), 2017. Mental Health Policy. Mental health policy is a specifically written document of the government or Ministry of Health containing the goals for improving the mental health situation of the country, the priorities among those goals, and the main directions for attaining them.
Health Risk Assessment
(2 days ago) Human health risk assessment is “the process to estimate the nature and probability of adverse health effects in humans who may be exposed to chemicals in contaminated environmental media, now or in the future.” Currently, most data required for human risk assessment are derived from toxicological studies conducted in laboratory animals.
(6 days ago) Environmental health is a broad and complex subject area which, at its core, seeks to understand interactions of environmental factors with biological systems. Thus exploration of environmental health necessitates concerted multidisciplinary approaches to understanding and addressing environmentally influenced health outcomes.
Health Care Planning
(8 days ago) Health planning is a continuous process and the production of a plan should not be seen as the end product of this process but as an intermediate step. Approaches to planning will vary depending on the wider societal principles of decision making. There are various stages within the health planning cycle, with inevitable iterations.
(7 days ago) Population health management is the systematic application of population science knowledge and methods to improve the health of groups of individuals. Population health management encompasses a wide array of interventions, including implementation of guidelines, monitoring of disease or practice patterns, promotion of healthy behaviors, and
Health Policy OPEN Journal ScienceDirect.com by Elsevier
(6 days ago) Health Policy is intended to be a vehicle for the exploration and discussion of health policy and health system issues and is aimed in particular at enhancing communication between health policy and system researchers, legislators, decision-makers and professionals concerned with developing, …. View full aims & …
Food Hydrocolloids for Health Journal ScienceDirect
(7 days ago) Food Hydrocolloids for Health is a gold Open Access, companion journal of Food Hydrocolloids.Its purpose is to focus on the applications of hydrocolloids to human health and nutrition, including but not limited to foods, and highlight their functional properties and bioactivity.
The Evolving Health Information Infrastructure
(Just Now) The health information infrastructure for a nation, state, or community is an ecosystem composed of the people, processes, procedures, tools, facilities, and technologies which supports the capture, storage, management, exchange, and creation of data and information to support individual patient care and population health.
One Health Journal ScienceDirect.com by Elsevier
(8 days ago) One Health - a Gold Open Access journal. The mission of One Health is to provide a platform for rapid communication of high quality scientific knowledge on inter- and intra-species pathogen transmission, bringing together leading experts in virology, bacteriology, parasitology, mycology, …
Public Health Service
(9 days ago) Public health care fraud often involves false reports of medical conditions made to health care providers and/or the government. Sometimes this includes fabricating reports relating to patient disease, addiction, accidents, or crime; and sometimes it means fabricating reports to conceal patient neglect and abuse.
General Interest and Popular Works
(Just Now) Within the category of popular and general-interest works related to toxicology and environmental health are adult fictional works. Since the early 1970s, as the dangers of chemical and radiological wastes took to the headlines of newspapers worldwide, there has been an increase in the number of fictional works about toxic and chemical wastes.