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Biological and environmental determinants

Fleming, MaryLou & Tenkate, Thomas D. (2011) Biological and environmental determinants. In Fleming, Mary Louise & Parker, Elizabeth (Eds.) Introduction to Public Health [2nd ed.]. Elsevier Australia/Churchill Livingstone, Chatswood NSW Australia, pp. 103-127.

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    Abstract

    • describe the complex web of determinants as part of broad causal pathways that affect health

    • identify and discuss the range of physical, biological and environmental determinants that impact on health

    • suggest why it is important to the practice of public health that you understand how determinants contribute to health

    • understand the complexity of health and illness and the multifaceted role of health determinants

    • relate determinants of health to public health activity and realise the need for multisectoral action and multiple approaches when working to improve health

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    ID Code: 47716
    Item Type: Book Chapter
    Additional Information: Thomas Tenkate is now at the School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
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    Keywords: environmental determinants, health determinants
    Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (111705)
    Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified (111799)
    Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
    Current > Schools > School of Public Health & Social Work
    Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Elsevier Australia
    Deposited On: 19 Dec 2011 09:01
    Last Modified: 19 Dec 2011 20:55

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