TITLE

public health

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1814
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "public health" is presented. It refers to the field concerned with preventive actions intended to improve the health of communities. The public health is actively maintained by various government agencies. Public health includes the study and implementation of measures that safeguard communities from epidemics or toxic exposures, predict environmental disasters.
ACCESSION #
21242857

 

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