Tailor made for nursing students to help them get involved in the study of this subject. Topic boxes and tables are designed to provide scientific information that would help easily register and recollect the vital information as students render services. The information is provided in capsules to remove their fears and anxiety as well as to help them better prepare for exam and comprehend the material. It helps make learning a rewarding process. An eclectic approach to present the topics in a concrete information form. Pertinent information is present in clear definitions and tabular columns and boxes. Certain portions of the text accompany selected figures. I wish that this book is of immense use to the instructors in the field of community health.