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Editors: Owen T. Jackson and Kathleen A. Evans
Book Description:
In this book, the authors present topical research in the study of the racial/ethnic and socioeconomic risk factors and strategies for the elimination of health disparities. Topics discussed include the cessation and prevention of tobacco use for indigenous populations; understanding the true burden of cancer in American Indian and Alaska Native communities; understanding cardiovascular disparities between Maori and non-Maori indigenous populations in New Zealand; reducing health disparities of culturally-diverse minority populations through transcultural nursing in the home; childhood trauma and health disparities; dismantling racism to improve health equity; the impact of language barriers on healthcare utilization among Hispanic construction workers; and white and minority screenings in colorectal cancer prevention. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

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Chapter 1 - Tobacco Use, Cessation and Prevention for Indigenous Populations: Review of Current Evidence and Future Perspectives (pp. 1-38)
Authors / Editors: (Kristin V. Carson, Thomas A. Robertson, Malcolm P. Brinn, Vicki L. Clifton, Adrian J. Esterman, Matthew Peters, Brian J. Smith, T he Clinical Practice Unit, The Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health Research, Adelaide, Australia, and others)

Chapter 2 - Understanding the True Burden of Cancer in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities (pp. 39-76)
Authors / Editors: (Judith Salmon Kaur, Linda Burhansstipanov, Linda U. Krebs, Native American Programs, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA, and others)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 3 - Understanding Cardiovascular Disparities between M‚ori and Non-M‚ori in New Zealand: Is There a Way to Reduce these Disparities? (pp. 77-102)
Authors / Editors: (Allamanda F. Faatoese, Suzanne G. Pitama, J. Elisabeth Wells, Vicky A. Cameron, Christchurch Heart Institute, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand, and others)
***Open Access Chapter. Free Download Available***

Chapter 4 - Reducing Health Disparities of Culturally-Diverse Minority Populations through Transcultural Nursing in the Home (pp. 103-126)
Authors / Editors: (Louise Woerner, Mark Duheme, Larry Zielinski, Suzanne Turchetti, HCR Home Care, Rochester, NY, USA)

Chapter 5 - Health Disparities: Creating Equity through Addressing Trauma (pp. 127-146)
Authors / Editors: (Dominica McBride, Yolanda Williams, Become, Inc., Chicago, Illinois, USA)

Chapter 6 - Dismantling Racism to Improve Health Equity (pp. 147-160)
Authors / Editors: (Stephen C. Nelson, Heather W. Hackman, Pediatric Hematology, Childrenís Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA, and others)

Chapter 7 - The Impact of Language Barriers on Healthcare Utilization among Hispanic Construction Workers (pp. 161-176)
Authors / Editors: (Xiuwen Sue Dong, Xiuanwen Wang, Julie Largay, C. Jeffery Waddoups, Alissa Fujimoto, CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV, USA, and others)

Chapter 8 - Making an Informed Decision about Colorectal Cancer Screening: A Closer Examination of Patient-Provider Communication (pp. 177-186)
Authors / Editors: (Jenna L. Davis, Kyrel L. Buchanan, B. Lee Green, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA, and others)

      Public Health in the 21st Century
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2013
   Pages: 210, 7x10 - (NBC-C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62618-570-8
   Status: AV
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