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Forensic Epidemiology Principles and Practice

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ISBN-10: 0124045847

ISBN-13: 9780124045842

Edition: 2016

Authors: Michael Freeman, Maurice P. Zeegers

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It is an inescapable fact that causation, both generally (in populations), and specifically (in individuals), cannot be observed. Rather, causation is determined when it can be inferred that the risk of an observed injury or disease from a plausible cause is greater than the risk from other plausible causes. While many causal evaluations performed in forensic medicine are simplified by fact that the circumstances surrounding the onset of an injury or disease clearly rules out competing causes (e.g. a death following a fall) there are many cases that present a more complicated picture. It is these types of investigations, in which an analysis of comparative levels of risk from competing…    
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List price: $129.95
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 5/9/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 434
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Dr. Maurice Zeegers has dedicated his career to researching bladder cancer, during which he has directed numerous research studies and randomized clinical trials to investigate the relationship between nutrition and urinary bladder carcinogenesis. He has published over 250 peer-reviewed scientific papers in the highest-ranked academic journals and is regularly invited to speak on the topic at international scientific conferences. Dr. Zeegers currently holds a Chair in Complex Genetics and Epidemiology as full professor at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, where he also serves as its Head of School and as Director of CAPHRI, the Care and Public Health Research Institute. He acts as…