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Epidemiology Kept Simple An Introduction to Traditional and Modern Epidemiology

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ISBN-10: 1444336088

ISBN-13: 9781444336085

Edition: 3rd 2013

Authors: B. Burt Gerstman

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This text introduces the history and the use of epidemiology as a discipline. It clearly explains the concepts and techniques associated with traditional epidemiology, the design of trials and the analysis of observational data and advanced biostatistical and epidemiologic techniques. It includes practical exercises, case studies and real–world applications throughout and explains all new terminology with minimum use of technical language.
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Book details

List price: $104.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/22/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 6.70" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Epidemiology Past and Present
Causal Concepts
Epidemiologic Measures
Descriptive Epidemiology
Introduction to Epidemiologic Study Design
Experimental studies
Observational cohort studies
Case control studies
Error in Epidemiologic Research
Screening for disease
The Infectious Disease Process
Outbreak Investigation
Confidence Intervals and p Values
Mantel-Haenszel Methods
Statistical Interaction: Effect Measure Modification
Case Definitions and Disease Classification
Survival Analysis
Current Life Tables
Random Distribution of Cases in Time and Space
Answers to Exercises and Review Questions
95% Confidence Limits for Poisson Counts
Tail Areas in the Standard Normal (Z) Distribution: Double There Areas for Two-Sided p Values
Right-Tail Areas in Chi-Square Distributions
Case Study-Cigarette Smoking and Lung Cancer
Case Study-Tampons and Toxic Shock Syndrome