Since the first edition of Prevention is Primary
was published in 2007, the notion of prevention has gained greater prominence on a national level. This updated second edition includes advances in the field of prevention while contextualizing the practice of prevention in the current economic and healthcare climate. Stronger links are made throughout the text of the connection between various topics for example, links between violence prevention and physical activity promotion. The new edition also contains a real-world examples and application of key concepts and offers an online instructors manual.
Keywords: advances in health prevention, current healthcare climate, current economic healthcare climate, concepts of preventive medicine, primary prevention, preventing health problems, onset of symptoms, populations and health prevention, communities and health prevention, asthma and prevention, tobacco use and prevention, smoking and prevention, violence and prevention, HIV and prevention, poor nutrition and prevention, physical inactivity and prevention, health disparities and prevention, environmental injustice and prevention, health-related problems and prevention