Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health, Second Edition

Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health, Second Edition
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Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health, Second Edition Description

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Successfully tested in the courts of the authors at the University of Boston and Harvard University, this text combines theory and practice in the traditional and new epidemiologic concepts. Broad scope, the text opens with five chapters on basic concepts and sources of epidemiological data. Emphasis is placed on study design, with separate chapters devoted to three main concepts Analytical experimental studies, cohort and case control. Whole chapters on prejudice, errors and random confusion, including the role of statistics in epidemiology, so that students are well equipped with the necessary information to interpret the results of epidemiological studies. An entire chapter is devoted to the notion of change to measure the effect, a subject often neglected in introductory textbooks. Up-to-date examples from the epidemiologic literature on diseases of public health importance are provided throughout the book. The second edition has been completely revised Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health, Second Edition

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