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Epidemiology: with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 5

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by Leon Gordis
     
 

ISBN-10: 145573733X

ISBN-13: 9781455737338

Pub. Date: 12/09/2013

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

Epidemiology, by award-winning educator and epidemiologist Leon Gordis, is a best-selling introduction to this complex science. Dr. Gordis leverages his vast experience teaching this subject in the classroom to introduce the basic principles and concepts of epidemiology in a clear, uniquely memorable way. He guides you from an

Overview

Epidemiology, by award-winning educator and epidemiologist Leon Gordis, is a best-selling introduction to this complex science. Dr. Gordis leverages his vast experience teaching this subject in the classroom to introduce the basic principles and concepts of epidemiology in a clear, uniquely memorable way. He guides you from an explanation of the epidemiologic approach to disease and intervention, through the use of epidemiologic principles to identify the causes of disease, to a discussion of how epidemiology should be used to improve evaluation and public policy. It’s your best choice for an accessible yet rich understanding of epidemiology!

"Overall, Ithink it is an excellent book for medical students and occupational medicine trainees and a useful revision and reference text for consultant occupational physicians one of the most clearly laid out and readable general epidemiology texts that Ihave everseen". Reviewed by: Occupational Medicine Date: July 2015


• Gain a solid foundation of basic epidemiologic principles
as well as practical applications in public health and clinical practice.
Visualize concepts vividly through abundant full-color figures, graphs, and charts.
Check your understanding of essential information with 320 multiple-choice epidemiology self-assessment questions (120 inside the book plus 200 more online).
Access the complete contents online at Student Consult, including over 200 additional multiple-choice epidemiology self-assessment questions not found in the book, with answers to all questions as well as full rationales explaining why every answer is correct or incorrect.


• Master the latest nuances in epidemiology
thanks to a wealth of new and updated illustrations, examples, and epidemiologic data.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455737338
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
12/09/2013
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
37,122
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 10.12(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

CONTENTS

SECTION I

The Epidemiologic Approach to Disease and Intervention

CHAPTER 1

Introduction

CHAPTER 2

The Dynamics of Disease Transmission

CHAPTER 3

The Occurrence of Disease: I. Disease Surveillance and Measures of Morbidity

CHAPTER 4

The Occurrence of Disease: II. Mortality and Other Measures of Disease Impact

CHAPTER 5

Assessing the Validity and Reliability of Diagnostic and Screening Tests

CHAPTER 6

The Natural History of Disease: Ways of Expressing Prognosis

CHAPTER 7

Assessing Preventive and Therapeutic Measures: Randomized Trials

CHAPTER 8

Randomized Trials: Some Further Issues

SECTION II

Using Epidemiology to Identify the Causes of Disease

CHAPTER 9

Cohort Studies

CHAPTER 10

Case-Control Studies and Other Study Designs

CHAPTER 11

Estimating Risk: Is There an Association?

CHAPTER 12

More on Risk: Estimating the Potential for Prevention

CHAPTER 13

A Pause for Review: Comparing Cohort and Case-Control Studies

CHAPTER 14

From Association to Causation: Deriving Inferences from Epidemiologic Studies

CHAPTER 15

More on Causal Inferences: Bias, Confounding, and Interaction

CHAPTER 16

Identifying the Roles of Genetic and Environmental Factors in Disease Causation

SECTION III

Applying Epidemiology to Evaluation and Policy

CHAPTER 17

Using Epidemiology to Evaluate Health Services

CHAPTER 18

The Epidemiologic Approach to Evaluating Screening Programs

CHAPTER 19

Epidemiology and Public Policy

CHAPTER 20

Ethical and Professional Issues in Epidemiology

ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS

INDEX

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