Epidemiology For Advanced Nursing Practice / Edition 1

Epidemiology For Advanced Nursing Practice / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
0763789968
ISBN-13:
9780763789961
Pub. Date:
02/28/2011
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Overview

Epidemiology For Advanced Nursing Practice / Edition 1

Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice guides graduate-level nursing students to understand the basic concepts of epidemiology while gaining and applying statistical conceptual skills. Focusing on the importance of disease prevention and community-centered migration, this text helps students expand their knowledge base while enhancing practical application skills and stimulating research interests. Designed to prepare advanced practice nursing students to meet the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) standards, this text features expert insights, objectives, critical questions, and references. Topics include the role of epidemiology and statistics in advanced nursing practice, study designs and outcomes, emerging infectious diseases, genetic and environmental epidemiology, the role of culture, nursing in pandemics and emergency preparedness, and legal and ethical issues.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763789961
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 02/28/2011
Edition description: 1
Pages: 374
Sales rank: 66,159
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v

Editors vii

Authors ix

1 Epidemiology and Its Progress Kiran Macha John P. McDonongh 1

2 Role of Epidemiology and Statistics in Advanced Nursing Practice Peter Wludyka 27

3 Study Designs and Their Outcomes Peter Wludyka 81

4 Nursing Resources for Epidemiology Kiran Macha John P. McDonough Lillia M. Loriz 115

5 Emerging Infectious Diseases Kiran Macha John P. McDonough 129

6 Screening and Prevention of Diseases Jan Meires Carol A. Ledbetter 157

7 Epidemiology of Chronic Diseases Kiran Macha John P. McDonough 205

8 Genetic Epidemiology Kiran Macha John P. McDonough 227

9 Environmental Epidemiology Michele S. Bednarzyk Lillia M. Loriz 259

10 Role of Culture in Epidemiology Kiran Macha John P. McDonough Fuergen Osterbrink 279

11 Nursing in Pandemics and Emergency Preparedness Carol A. Ledbetter Margaret A. Holder 295

12 Ethical and Legal Issues in Epidemiology Kiran Macha John P. McDonough 323

13 Epidemiological Applications in Clinical Nursing Science Kiran Macha John P. McDonough 341

Index 349

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