ISBN-10: 072168338X

ISBN-13: 9780721683386

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Leon Gordis

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This second edition teaches the basic principles and methods of epidemiology. Both the underlying concepts as well as the practical uses of epidemiology in both public health and clinical practice are emphasised.
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List price: $41.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 6/7/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.20" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 1.452
Language: English

The Epidemiologic Approach to Disease and Intervention
The Dynamics of Disease Transmission
Measuring the Occurrence of Disease: I. Morbidity
Measuring the Occurrence of Disease: II. Mortality
Assessing the Validity and Reliability of Diagnostic and Screening Tests
The Natural History of Disease: Ways of Expressing Prognosis
Assessing the Efficacy of Preventive and Therapeutic Measures: Randomized Trials
Randomized Trials: Some Further Issues
Using Epidemiology to Identify the Cause of Disease
Cohort Studies
Case-Control and Cross-Sectional Studies
Estimating Risk: Is There an Association?
More on Risk: Estimating the Potential for Prevention
A Pause for Review: Comparing Cohort and Case-Control Studies
From Association to Causation: Deriving Inferences from Epidemiologic Studies
More on Causal Inferences: Bias, Confounding, and Interaction
Identifying the Roles of Genetic and Environmental Factors in Disease Causation
Applying Epidemiology to Evaluation and Policy
Using Epidemiology to Evaluate Health Services
The Epidemiologic Approach to the Evaluation of Screening Programs
Epidemiology and Public Policy
Ethical and Professional Issues in Epidemiology
Answers to Review Questions
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