An Introduction to Community & Public Health

An Introduction to Community & Public Health Author(s): James F. McKenzie, Robert R. Pinger, Denise Seabert

Difference between 9th and 8th editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 9th and 8th editions

  • Time lapse between current and previous editions: 2 years (2016 vs 2014).
  • The First edition of McKenzie's & Pinger's textbook was published in 1995.
  • New material in the Ninth Ed:
  • Chapter 1: Additional material on the influence of community factors on health, including built environments (e.g. buildings, streets, homes, open spaces), devastating effects of conflicts around the world.
  • Chapter 2 :
    • Latest WHO's sustainable development goals.
    • Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) model, an updated Coordinated School Health approach.
  • Chapter 3: Updated list of epidemics of infectious disease in the United States, including avian influenza A (H7N9) virus.
  • Chapter 4:
    • How epidemiological triad can be adapted and applied to non-communicable diseases.
    • Active immunity and passive immunity.
  • Chapter 5: Box on source of evidence for evidence-based practice.
  • Chapter 6: New scenario introduces and explains NASN's Framework for 21st Century School Nursing Practice.
  • Chapter 7:
    • How Affordable Care Act (ACA) influences family planning, prenatal care.
    • 2014 measles (rubeola) outbreak that started at Disneyland.
    • Vaccine safety, consequences of nonvaccination due to religious concerns or philosophical objections.
  • Chapter 8:
    • Latest data on leading causes of death.
    • Impact of the The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act on FDA's authority to regulate tobacco products.
  • Chapter 9: Additional information about chronic diseases and impairments.
  • Chapter 11 :
    • Link between mental and physical health.
    • Outpatient commitment, an interventions to reduced the risk of violence and self-injurious behavior.
  • Chapter 12:
    • Trends in E-cigarettes or electronic nicotine delivery systems.
    • Opioid pain medications abuse and addiction.
  • Chapter 13: Three U.S. Supreme Court challenges which survived Affordable Care Act law.
  • Chapter 14:
    • How molds adversely affect indoor air quality.
    • Pollution of water by runoff and lead.
    • Zika virus, an emerging mosquito-borne infectious virus.
    • Drinking water tragedy in Flint, Michigan.
  • Chapter 16:
    • Latest statistics on fatal and non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses.
    • Recent trends of progressive massive fibrosis in coal miners.
9th Edition of
An Introduction to Community & Public Health
eBook, 544 pages
eBook ISBN: 9781284130317
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Learning, November 30, 2016
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Paperback, 544 pages
ISBN-10: 1284108414
ISBN-13: 9781284108415
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Learning, December 13, 2016
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8th Edition of
An Introduction to Community & Public Health
Paperback, 638 pages
ISBN-10: 1284036596
ISBN-13: 9781284036596
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Learning, March 05, 2014
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7th Edition of
An Introduction to Community Health
Paperback, 596 pages
ISBN-10: 0763790117
ISBN-13: 9780763790110
Published by: Jones & Bartlett Learning, March 03, 2011
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From: $1.45

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  • The new 9th edition costs $43 more then used book.
  • 8th edition is $58.23 cheaper then the 9th edition.

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