Epidemiology And Public Health Medicine / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- Elsevier Health Sciences
This new, innovative text provides concise coverage of basic epidemiology * critical assessment of published medical evidence * environmental epidemiology * the management, finance, outcome, and evaluation of health care * and more. This unique text also offers the basic epidemiological and critical skills needed for assessment and an extensive collection of self-testing material.
• Offers concise coverage of four major areas basic epidemiology, critical assessment of published medical evidence, environmental epidemiology, and the management, finance, outcome and evaluation of healthcare No competing book has an integrated coverage of these four areas at a level suitable for undergraduates
• Will give students the basic epidemiological and critical skills to question and assess the evidence given to them in their future careers. Understanding of basic principles is ensured by an extensive selection of self testing material, absent from most of the competing books.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||0.57(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)|
Table of Contents
Section 1 Principles of Epidemiology. Scope of Epidemiology. Measuring Health and Disease. Causation. Cohort Studies. Case Control Studies. Randomised Controlled Trials. Section 2. Measurement. Clinical Diagnosis. Clinical Importance. Treatment Effectiveness. Clinical Risk. Prognosis. Section 3 Assessment of Clinical Evidence. Theory of Critical Appraisal of Medical Evidence. Practical Aspects of Critical Appraisal of Medical Evidence. Section 4 Environmental and Occupational Health. Epidemiology of Environmental and Occupational Health. Environmentally Linked Diseases. Occupationally Linked Diseases. Infectious Disease. Section 5 Application of Epidemiology to Environmental Problems. Investigation of Disease Outbreaks. Environmental Health Surveys. Ionising Radiation. Section 6 Application of Epidemiology to Health Care. The Need for Health Care. Evaluation of Health Care. Measuring Health Care Outcomes. Evaluation of New Technologies. Section 7 Compounds of Health Care. International Health. National Health Service in the UK. Preventive Health Care, Health Promotion and Screening. Primary Health Care. Secondary Health Care. The Move to Community Care. Managing Waiting Lists