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Primer of Epidemiology
     

Primer of Epidemiology

by Gary D. Friedman
 

4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!
"Medical students, as well as students of public health, nursing, and other health professions will find this book highly valuable. The author is a well-known, highly respected physician and epidemiologist....This is an easy to read and widely used basic epidemiology textbook. It explains epidemiologic and related statistical

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4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!
"Medical students, as well as students of public health, nursing, and other health professions will find this book highly valuable. The author is a well-known, highly respected physician and epidemiologist....This is an easy to read and widely used basic epidemiology textbook. It explains epidemiologic and related statistical concepts in clear and simple terms. A moderately priced book, it is a good value for students and professionals."--Doody's Review Service

A concise introduction to epidemiology. Covers all the basics: methods of study, how to conduct a study, and multivariate analysis. Features updated case studies, which make the critical link between epidemiology, clinical research, and patient care.

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An overview of epidemiological concepts and methods using clinical examples and a review of case-controlled studies. Covers case-control and cross-sectional studies, clinical studies of disease outcome, interpreting statistical associations, and epidemiology and patient care. Introduces multivariate analysis, and covers the relationship between epidemiology, medical care, and the health of the community. Includes review questions and answers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070224360
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/01/1987
Edition description:
3rd ed
Pages:
350

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Department of Health Research and Policy

Stanford University School of Medicine

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