Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4
  • Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4
  • Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4
  • Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4
  • Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4
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Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4

by David L. Katz
     
 

Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health is the only textbook that combines the disciplines of medical epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health in one convenient resource. Written by renowned epidemiologists and public health experts, this text presents the information you need with a

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Overview

Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health is the only textbook that combines the disciplines of medical epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health in one convenient resource. Written by renowned epidemiologists and public health experts, this text presents the information you need with a clinical focus, using real-life medical examples throughout. With review questions in each chapter to maximize knowledge retention and target key areas of review, it serves as an outstanding resource for USMLE prep - and is recommended by the American Board of Preventive Medicine as a top review source for its core specialty examination!

  • Grasp and retain vital information easily thanks to quick-reference boxes that showcase key concepts and calculations; succinct text; and dynamic illustrations that facilitate learning in a highly visual approach.
  • Spend more time reviewing and less time searching thanks to an extremely focused, "high-yield" presentation.
  • Deepen your understanding of complex epidemiology and biostatistics concepts through clinically focused, real-life examples.

  • Gauge your mastery of public health concepts and build confidence with case-based questions - now accessed online for a more interactive experience - that provide effective chapter review and help you target key areas for further study.
  • Keep up with the very latest in public health and preventive health - areas that have shown great growth in recent years. New coverage includes the epidemiology of mental health disorders, disaster planning, health care reform, and the 'One Health' concept that highlights the indelible links among the health of people, other species, and the planet itself.
  • Access the complete contents online at Student Consult, plus additional tables and images, supplemental information on the One Health Initiative, the latest childhood immunization schedules, chapter highlights in PowerPoint, 300 multiple-choice chapter review questions and answers, a 177-question comprehensive review exam, and more!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781455706587
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
02/25/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
420
Sales rank:
417,174
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

EPIDEMIOLOGY

Basic Epidemiologic Concepts and Principles

Epidemiologic Data Sources and Measurements

Epidemiologic Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation

The Study of Causation in Epidemiologic Investigation and Research

Common Research Designs Used in Epidemiology

Assessment of Risk and Benefit in Epidemiologic Studies

Understanding Errors in Clinical Medicine

Improving Decisions in Clinical Medicine

BIOSTATISTICS

Describing Variation in Data

Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing

Bivariate Analysis

Sample Size, Randomization, and Probability Theory

Multivariable Analysis

PREVENTIVE MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Introduction to Preventive Medicine

Methods of Primary Prevention: Health Promotion

Methods of Primary Prevention: Specific Protection

Methods of Secondary Prevention

Methods of Tertiary Prevention

The Public Health System: Structure and Function

Medical Care Organization, Policy, and Financing

Comprehensive Examination

Epidemiologic and Medical Glossary

APPENDIX

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