Chapter 8. Screening for Disease, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

  1. Chris Del Mar1,
  2. Jenny Doust2 and
  3. Paul Glasziou3

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750568.ch8

Clinical Thinking: Evidence, Communication and Decision-Making

Clinical Thinking: Evidence, Communication and Decision-Making

How to Cite

Del Mar, C., Doust, J. and Glasziou, P. (eds) (2006) Screening for Disease, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, in Clinical Thinking: Evidence, Communication and Decision-Making, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470750568.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Bond University, Queensland, Australia

  2. 2

    University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia

  3. 3

    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780727917416

Online ISBN: 9780470750568

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Keywords:

  • screening;
  • health promotion;
  • disease;
  • prevention;
  • drevention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Primary prevention

  • Secondary prevention

  • Tertiary prevention

  • Incorporating health promotion, prevention and screening into the medical consultation

  • Remembering to provide prevention