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The Resource Weighing the evidence : how is birthweight determined?, Nick Spencer

Weighing the evidence : how is birthweight determined?, Nick Spencer

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Weighing the evidence : how is birthweight determined?
Title
Weighing the evidence
Title remainder
how is birthweight determined?
Statement of responsibility
Nick Spencer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Birthweight represents the end of one process and the start of another. It is the most important factor determining infant mortality and morbidity, and the health problems that can occur throughout life." "Weighing the Evidence: How Is Birthweight Determined? is a comprehensive handbook bringing together a wealth of information to help inform the promotion of optimal birthweight, examining the impact of birthweight on child and adult health and relating it to public health improvement." "This concise book will be of interest to paediatricians, obstetricians, midwives, and all health professionals dealing with child health."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
BDS
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1943-
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Spencer, Nick
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Birth weight
  • Children
Label
Weighing the evidence : how is birthweight determined?, Nick Spencer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Birthweight and health in childhood.
  • p. 5
  • 2.
  • Birthweight and health in adulthood.
  • p. 21
  • 3.
  • public health importance of birthweight.
  • p. 37
  • 4.
  • Biomedical determinants of birthweight.
  • p. 53
  • 5.
  • Social and environmental determinants of birthweight.
  • p. 87
  • 6.
  • Making sense of the evidence: modelling biopsychosocial pathways to birthweight.
  • p. 123
  • 7.
  • Approaches to promoting optimal birthweight.
  • p. 149
  • 8.
  • Implications of the biopsychosocial model for research, clinical practice and health policy.
  • p. 169
  • 9.
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 179
  • Addendum.
  • p. 183
  • Index.
  • p. 185
Control code
991857755944
Extent
v, 189 p.
Isbn
9781857755947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Weighing the evidence : how is birthweight determined?, Nick Spencer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction.
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Birthweight and health in childhood.
  • p. 5
  • 2.
  • Birthweight and health in adulthood.
  • p. 21
  • 3.
  • public health importance of birthweight.
  • p. 37
  • 4.
  • Biomedical determinants of birthweight.
  • p. 53
  • 5.
  • Social and environmental determinants of birthweight.
  • p. 87
  • 6.
  • Making sense of the evidence: modelling biopsychosocial pathways to birthweight.
  • p. 123
  • 7.
  • Approaches to promoting optimal birthweight.
  • p. 149
  • 8.
  • Implications of the biopsychosocial model for research, clinical practice and health policy.
  • p. 169
  • 9.
  • Conclusions.
  • p. 179
  • Addendum.
  • p. 183
  • Index.
  • p. 185
Control code
991857755944
Extent
v, 189 p.
Isbn
9781857755947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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