Sociální lékařství a veřejné zdravotnictví pro studenty zubního lékařství
[Social medicine and public health care for students of dental medicine.]
paperback, 110 pp., 1. edition
translation: Býma, Svatopluk
published: august 2018
recommended price: 170 czk
This textbook for students of dental medicine provides current and essential information on the broad theme of social medicine and public health care and can also be used by students of other medical fields as well as students in humanities. The book presents basic information on the health care system, the status and role of primary care, questions of health and illness, social determinants of health, healthcare policy and healthcare literacy. In addition, there are chapters on statistics, bio-statistics, demography and study of the health of the population, the international statistical classification of diseases and the medical information system. As social medicine also includes medical reviews and activities of medical review services, this book also includes a chapter on this topic related to dental medicine. Following chapters on old age and ageing, the book also offers an insight into the history of dental medicine. This textbook strives to emphasize the value of health and the need to develop people’s ability to protect, maintain and improve their health, including oral and dental health.