Populations, health and disease

Karen Foster, Cairns Smith, Edwin van Teijlingen

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Population influences on health, including differences in healthcare development, delivery and policy across different countries and regions. Approaches to measuring and addressing population influences on health. The relevance and practice of epidemiology. Some of the factors which influence how disease is treated.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHealth, Behaviour and Society
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Medicine in Context
EditorsJennifer Cleland, Philip Cotton
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherLearning Matters
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9780857254610
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Publication series

NameBecoming tomorrow's doctors
PublisherLearning Matters


  • population health
  • disease


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