Epidemiology 101

Epidemiology 101


  • Author : Robert H. Friis
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2010-03-25
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 220
  • ISBN 10 : 9780763754433


Epidemiology 101 Book Description :

Designed to fulfill the four essential learning outcomes of Liberal Education and Americas Promise (LEAP)a campaign of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU*)Epidemiology 101 meets the needs of instructors teaching an overview or introductory course in epidemiology. Using a clear, cohesive writing style, Epidemiology 101 covers the basics of infectious disease epidemiology, environmental epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, and psychosocial/behavioral epidemiology. Numerous tables and charts throughout the text capture the readers interest and enhance learning.

Epidemiology 101

Epidemiology 101


  • Author : Friis
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2017-03-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN 10 : 9781284107852


Epidemiology 101 Book Description :

Designed to fulfill the four essential learning outcomes of Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP)—a campaign of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU*)—Epidemiology 101 meets the needs of instructors teaching an overview or introductory course in epidemiology.

Epidemiology for Public Health Practice
Score: 3
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Epidemiology for Public Health Practice


  • Author : Robert H. Friis
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 717
  • ISBN 10 : 0763751618


Epidemiology for Public Health Practice Book Description :

Review: "Now in its Fourth Edition, this best-selling text offers comprehensive coverage of all the major topics in introductory epidemiology. With extensive treatment of the heart of epidemiology - from study designs to descriptive epidemiology to quantitative measures - this reader-friendly text is accessible and interesting to a wide range of beginning students in all health-related disciplines. A unique focus is given to real-world applications of epidemiology and the development of skills that students can apply in subsequent course work and in the field. The text is also accompanied by a complete package of instructor and student resources available through a companion Web site."--Jacket

Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health

Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health


  • Author : Ann Aschengrau
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013-06-03
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 650
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449657352


Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health Book Description :

Successfully tested in the authors' courses at Boston University and Harvard University, this text combines theory and practice in presenting traditional and new epidemiologic concepts. Broad in scope, the text opens with five chapters covering the basic epidemiologic concepts and data sources. A major emphasis is placed on study design, with separate chapters devoted to each of the three main analytic designs: experimental, cohort, and case-control studies. Full chapters on bias, confounding, and random error, including the role of statistics in epidemiology, ensure that students are well-equipped with the necessary information to interpret the results of epidemiologic studies. An entire chapter is also devoted to the concept of effect measure modification, an often-neglected topic in introductory textbooks. Up-to-date examples from the epidemiologic literature on diseases of public health importance are provided throughout the book. The Third Edition is a thorough update that offers: New examples, the latest references, and public health statistics. Nearly 50 new review questions. Updated discussion of certain epidemiologic methods. New figures depicting epidemiologic concepts."

Principles of Epidemiology Workbook
Score: 5
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Principles of Epidemiology Workbook


  • Author : Ray M. Merrill
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2011-04-21
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN 10 : 0763786748


Principles of Epidemiology Workbook Book Description :

Written by the best-selling author of Introduction to Epidemiology, this interactive workbook will engage your students in learning and prepare them to successfully evaluate public health programs and effectively communicate information that can inform public health officials and individuals. Divided into five chapters, the book covers assessment, disease etiology and investigation, clinical topics, evaluation, and communication. Definitions of statistical concepts and terms used in medical and epidemiologic literature are provided throughout. Perfect as a companion resource to any introductory Epidemiology text, Principles of Epidemiology Workbook provides an introduction to epidemiologic methodology for conducting public health assessment. Readers will come away with solid foundation of basic causal theory for identifying determinants of adverse health-related states or events and will gain a better understanding of the biological principles underlying the natural course of disease.

Epidemiology
Score: 2
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Epidemiology


  • Author : Leon Gordis
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2008-07-02
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 10 : 9781437700510


Epidemiology Book Description :

This popular book is written by the award-winning teacher, Dr. Leon Gordis of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. He introduces the basic principles and concepts of epidemiology in clear, concise writing and his inimitable style. This book provides an understanding of the key concepts in the following 3 fully updated sections: Section I: The Epidemiologic Approach to Disease and Intervention; Section II: Using Epidemiology to Identify the Causes of Disease; Section III: Applying Epidemiology to Evaluation and Policy. Clear, practical graphs and charts, cartoons, and review questions with answers reinforce the text and aid in comprehension. Utilizes new full-color format to enhance readability and clarity. Provides new and updated figures, references and concept examples to keep you absolutely current - new information has been added on Registration of Clinical Trials, Case-Cohort Design, Case-Crossover Design, and Sources and Impact of Uncertainty (disease topics include: Obesity, Asthma, Thyroid Cancer, Helicobacter Pylori and gastric/duodenal ulcer and gastric cancer, Mammography for women in their forties) - expanded topics include Person-time. Please note: electronic rights were not granted for several images in this product. Introduces both the underlying concepts as well as the practical uses of epidemiology in public health and in clinical practice. Systemizes learning and review with study questions in each section and an answer key and index. Illustrates textual information with clear and informative full-color illustrations, many created by the author and tested in the classroom.

Epidemiology of Women s Health

Epidemiology of Women s Health


  • Author : Ruby T. Senie
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013-03-27
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 581
  • ISBN 10 : 9780763769857


Epidemiology of Women s Health Book Description :

With contributions from leading authorities in the field, this one-of-a-kind text explores the major health challenges and conditions specifically affecting women. Epidemiology of Women’s Health covers chronic, infectious, autoimmune and psychological conditions as well as the health disparities and differences in health behaviors to give the reader a comprehensive understanding of the major female-specific needs that may be useful in developing effective public health programs. The text concludes with a review of the ethical aspects of gender-specific research studies. Divided into 10 sections, the book covers the following topic areas: Introduction to Epidemiology of Women’s Health; Personal and Community-Based Health Promotion and Morbidity Prevention; Sexual Health Across the Life Span; Sexually Transmitted Infections; Chronic Psychological and Psychosocial Conditions; Endocrine & Autoimmune Conditions; Malignancies; Chronic Conditions; Aging; and Impact of Research: Lessons from the Past, Challenges of the Future.

Quantitative Methods for Health Research

Quantitative Methods for Health Research


  • Author : Bruce
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-03-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 552
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118693377


Quantitative Methods for Health Research Book Description :

Quantitative Research Methods for Health Professionals: APractical Interactive Course is a superb introductionto epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methodology for thewhole health care community. Drawing examples from a wide range of health research, thispractical handbook covers important contemporary health researchmethods such as survival analysis, Cox regression, andmeta-analysis, the understanding of which go beyond introductoryconcepts. The book includes self-assessment exercises throughout to helpstudents explore and reflect on their understanding and a cleardistinction is made between a) knowledge and concepts that allstudents should ensure they understand and b) those that can bepursued by students who wish to do so. The authors incorporate a program of practical exercises in SPSSusing a prepared data set that helps to consolidate the theory anddevelop skills and confidence in data handling, analysis andinterpretation.