This title is directed primarily towards health care keeping in view public health and community medicine for child, youth and family. Throughout health promotion and disease prevention concepts are integrated into the multifaceted role of population-focused, community-oriented medical practice. Covers the subject exhaustively and lucidly and presents related areas of obstetrics, pediatrics, dermatology, psychiatry and general medicine in order to conform to the changing profile of community medicine. Topics covered span governance in rural medical services and areas of health policy of national concern as well as emerging problems and developments that have occurred in response to natural disasters. PART-I BASIC CONCEPTS IN COMMUNITY MEDICINE, 1. Introduction to Community Medicine, 2. Concept of Health, 3. Concept of Disease, 4. Concept of Prevention, PART-II ENVIRONMENT AND HEALTH, 5. Water, 6. Air and Ventilation, 7. Noise, 8. Light, 9. Radiation, 10. Housing, 11. Meteorology, 12. Disposal of Wastes, 13. Management of Hospital Waste, 14. Medical Entomology, 15. Nutrition and Health, 16. Occupational Health, PART-III EPIDEMIOLOGY, 17. Principles and Practice of Epidemiology, 18. Infectious Disease Epidemiology, 19. Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases, 20. Epidemiology of Nonmmunicable Disease and Accidents, 21. Soil Borne Disease, 22. Vector Borne Disease, 23. Sexually Transmitted Infections, 24. HIV/AIDS, 25. Surface Infections, 26. Cardiovascular Diseases, 27. Obesity, 28. Cancer, 29. Diabetes Mellitus, 30. Accidents, 31. Blindness, PART-IV HEALTH RELATED DISCIPLINES, 32. Reproductive and Child Health, 33. Demography, 34. Family Planning, 35. Bio-statistics, 36. Social Science, 37. Information, Education and Communication, 38. Human Genetics, 39. Preventive Geriatrics, 40. Mental Health, 41. Adolescent Health, 42. Alcoholism and Drug Addiction, PART-V HEALTH ADMINISTRATION AND ORGANIZATION, 43. Health for All, 44. Health Care, 45. National Rural Health Mission - 2005-2012, 46. Health Planning and Mangement, 47. National Health Planning, 48. National Voluntary Health Agencies Organizations, 49. International Health Agencies Organizations, 50. International Health Organizations, 51. Bilateral Agncies, 52. National Health Programs (NHPs), PART-VI ALLIED SUBJECTS, 53. Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Disease, 54. Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), 55. Avian Influenza (Bird Flu), 56. Disaster Mangement, 57. Integrated Diseases Surveillance Project (IDSP): 2004-09, 58. Bioterrorism, 59. Public Health Acts, 60. Annexures.
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