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Description: This popular book is written by the award-winning teacher, Dr. Leon Gordis of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. He introduces the basic principles and concepts of epidemiology in clear, concise writing and his inimitable style. This book provides an understanding of the key concepts in the following 3 fully updated sections: Section I: The Epidemiologic Approach to Disease and Intervention; Section II: Using Epidemiology to Identify the Causes of Disease; Section III: Applying Epidemiology to Evaluation and Policy. Clear, practical graphs and charts, cartoons, and review questions with answers reinforce the text and aid in comprehension.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $66.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 5/14/2008
Size: 6.50" wide x 10.00" long x 0.25" tall
|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|
|Case-Control Studies and Other Study Designs|
|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 Evaluating Screening Programs|
|Epidemiology and Public Policy|
|Ethical and Professional Issues in Epidemiology|
|Answers to Review Questions|