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John Walley and John Wright

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199238934

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.001.0001

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Assessing health needs

Assessing health needs

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(p.35) Chapter 4 Assessing health needs
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Public Health
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John Wright

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199238934.003.04

This chapter discusses the following topics: health needs and the importance of assessing these needs; the steps to take when assessing health needs; what routine data can be used in assessing health needs; using community appraisals to find out what local people's needs are; and assessing health needs in an emergency situation.

Keywords:   health needs assessment, public health, community appraisals, emergency needs assessment

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