Epidemiology for the Uninitiated / Edition 5

Epidemiology for the Uninitiated / Edition 5

by David Coggon, David Barker, Geoffrey Rose
     
 

ISBN-10: 0727916041

ISBN-13: 9780727916044

Pub. Date: 05/26/2003

Publisher: Wiley

This perennial bestseller is an ideal introductions to epidemiology in health care. The fifith editon retains the book's simplicity and brevity, at the same time providing the reader with the core elements of epidemiology needed in health care practice and research. The text has been revised throughout, with new examples introduced to bring the book right up to

Overview

This perennial bestseller is an ideal introductions to epidemiology in health care. The fifith editon retains the book's simplicity and brevity, at the same time providing the reader with the core elements of epidemiology needed in health care practice and research. The text has been revised throughout, with new examples introduced to bring the book right up to date.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780727916044
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/26/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1 What is Epidemiology?.

2 Quantifiying Disease in Populations.

3 Comparing Disease Rates.

4 Measurement Error and Bias.

5 Planning and Conducting a Survey.

6 Ecological Studies.

7 Longitudinal Studies.

8 Case-control and Cross Sectional Studies.

9 Experimental Studies.

10 Screening.

11 Outbreaks of Disease.

12 Reading Epidemiolgical Reports.

Further Reading.

Index

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