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Chapter-01 Concepts of Community Medicine, Health and Disease by Subramanian Mangala (2012) Edition : 1/e

The chapter briefly discusses the concepts of community medicine, human health and diseases. Community medicine deals with populations and comprises those doctors who try to measure the needs of the population, both sick and well, who plan and administer services to meet those needs, and those who are engaged in research and teaching in the field. Health is ... [More]

Chapter-01 Present Health Status by Hiremath Dhananjaya A, Hiremath Lalita D (2012) Edition : 2/e

Present health status, Disease burden, Reasons for high disease burden, Ten leading causes of burden of disease, Communicable diseases, Chronic noncommunicable diseases and conditions, Nutritional deficiencies, Maternal and child health, Burden of occupational diseases and injuries, Health status in India, Health facilities in India, Clinical diagnosis, Comm... [More]

Chapter-01 The Relevance of Community Psychiatry in India by Murthy R Srinivasa (2012) Edition : 1/e

This chapter discusses the development process and the progress of community psychiatry in India, its relevance to the development of mental healthcare and to identify the forces and factors responsible for the movement. Certain challenges faced by the professionals in organizing the care programs are tabulated. The international health care development proc... [More]

Chapter-02 Nutrition by Subramanian Mangala (2012) Edition : 1/e

The chapter discusses various aspects of nutrition and national nutrition programmes of India. Nutritional assessment can be done by direct and indirect methods. Direct methods are clinical examination, nutritional anthropometry, biochemical tests and biophysical tests. While indirect methods are morbidity data, mortality data, food consumption data, food pr... [More]

Chapter-02 Psychiatry in India: A Historical Perspective by Nizamie S Haque, Katshu Mohammad Zia Ul Haq, Praharaj Samir Kumar (2012) Edition : 1/e

In India the history of psychiatry gives the description of mental ailments and their remedies in the Vedas, around 3,000 years ago. It can be reviewed in four distinct phases: in ancient India, in medieval India, during the colonial period, and the growth that occurred in the postindependence era, against a brief background of the history of world psychiatr... [More]

Chapter-03 Epidemiology by Subramanian Mangala (2012) Edition : 1/e

The chapter discusses the definition, incidence, prevalence, methods and other aspects of epidemiology. Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events in specified populations and the application of this study to the control of health problems. The primary aim of the epidemiologist is to study disease occurr... [More]

Chapter-03 General Hospital Psychiatry by Behere Prakash B, Bhise Manik C (2012) Edition : 1/e

Psychiatry has evolved over time in different phases. Initially, the care of the mentally ill was mainly restricted to mental asylums. The general hospital psychiatry unit (GHPU) services under one roof in general hospitals provide new units to medical facilities and ensure the patients thorough physical investigation and early detection of physical problems... [More]

Chapter-04 Communicable Diseases by Hiremath Dhananjaya A, Hiremath Lalita D (2012) Edition : 2/e

Communicable diseases, Definition of communicable diseases, Important rates in relation to burden of tuberculosis, Tuberculosis (TB), Economic burden of tuberculosis, Epidemiological indices, Communicability of tuberculosis, Chemoprophylaxis, Treatment of tuberculosis, Important definitions of tuberculosis, Pediatric tuberculosis, Directly observed therapy s... [More]