Epidemiology for the Uninitiated (Google eBook)

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 5, 2009 - Medical - 80 pages
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This perennial bestseller is an ideal introductions to epidemiology in health care. The fifith editon retains the book's simplicity and brevity, at the same time providing the reader with the core elements of epidemiology needed in health care practice and research. The text has been revised throughout, with new examples introduced to bring the book right up to date.
  

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A very useful and basic book . I recommend it for any one who is interested in Epidemiology and plans to undertsatna or do research

Contents

What is epidemiology?
1
Quantifying disease in populations
6
Comparing disease rates
14
Measurement error and bias
21
Planning and conducting a survey
29
Ecological studies
39
Longitudinal studies
42
Casecontrol and cross sectional studies
46
Experimental studies
51
Screening
57
Outbreaks of disease
61
Reading epidemiological reports
64
Further reading
69
Index
70
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