Epidemiology Kept Simple: An Introduction to Traditional and Modern Epidemiology / Edition 1

Epidemiology Kept Simple: An Introduction to Traditional and Modern Epidemiology / Edition 1

by B. Burt Gerstman
     
 

ISBN-10: 047124029X

ISBN-13: 9780471240297

Pub. Date: 08/01/1998

Publisher: Wiley

Epidemiology Kept Simple: An Introduction to Classic and Modern Epidemiology will provide a clear, concise introductory-level text that will be accessible to beginning students, and that will also be useful as a primer to qualified professionals in health care field that wish to understand the newest concepts in the field.  See more details below

Overview

Epidemiology Kept Simple: An Introduction to Classic and Modern Epidemiology will provide a clear, concise introductory-level text that will be accessible to beginning students, and that will also be useful as a primer to qualified professionals in health care field that wish to understand the newest concepts in the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471240297
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/01/1998
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.03(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.66(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface: Who Studies Epidemiology and Why They Bother
Acknowledgments
1Epidemiology Past and Present1
2Selected Epidemiologic Disease Concepts19
3Elements of Infectious and Chronic Disease Epidemiology38
4Identification of Disease, Part I (Reproducibility and Validity)54
5Identification of Disease, Part II (Case Definitions and Disease Classification)84
6Measures of Disease Frequency93
7Stratification and Adjustment108
8Measures of Association and Potential Impact120
9Analytic Study Designs139
10Inaccuracy in Epidemiologic Studies, Part I (Imprecision)161
11Inaccuracy in Epidemiologic Studies, Part II (Bias)183
12From Association to Causation201
13Clusters226
14Outbreak Investigation243
15Computing and Epidemiology275
Index289

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