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Epidemiology Kept Simple

Epidemiology Kept Simple - 98 edition

Epidemiology Kept Simple - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780471240297

ISBN10: 047124029X

Epidemiology Kept Simple by B. Burt Gerstman - ISBN 9780471240297
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Epidemiology Kept Simple by B. Burt Gerstman - ISBN 9780471240297

ISBN13: 9780471240297

ISBN10: 047124029X

Edition: 98

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Summary

Epidemiology Kept Simple: An Introduction to Classic and Modern Epidemiology will provide a clear, concise introductory-level text that will be accessible to beginning students, and that will also be useful as a primer to qualified professionals in health care field that wish to understand the newest concepts in the field.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Epidemiology Past and Present.

Selected Epidemiologic Disease Concepts.

Elements of Infectious and Chronic Disease Epidemiology.

Identification of Disease, Part I (Reproducibility and Validity).

Identification of Disease, Part II (Case Definitions and Disease Classification).

Measures of Disease Frequency.

Stratification and Adjustment.

Measures of Association and Potential Impact.

Analytic Study Designs.

Inaccuracy in Epidemiologic Studies, Part I (Imprecision).

Inaccuracy in Epidemiologic Studies, Part II (Bias).

From Association to Causation.

Clusters.

Outbreak Investigation.

Computing and Epidemiology.

Index.