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Rickles, Dean (2010) Public Health. [Preprint]


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Public health involves the application of a wide variety of scientific and non-scientific disciplines to the very practical problems of improving population health and preventing disease. Public health has received surprisingly little attention from philosophers of science. In this chapter we consider some neglected but important philosophical aspects of the science of public health.

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Item Type: Preprint
Rickles, Dean
Keywords: Public health, philosophy of medicine, evidence-based medicine, external validity
Subjects: Specific Sciences > Medicine
Depositing User: Dr Dean Rickles
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2010
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2010 15:19
Item ID: 5322

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