A Study Guide to Epidemiology and Biostatistics

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Aspen Publishers, 1996 - Epidemiology - 211 pages
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Required reading for students in medicine, nursing, public and community health, dentistry, pharmacy, and allied health sciences, A Study Guide to Epidemiology and Biostatistics contains clear and succinct explanations of complex topics. Successfully used by thousands of students, here's the one and only comprehensive study guide that will expose your students to all of the basic principles of epidemiology and biostatistics, help your students understand biostatistics and epidemiology without becoming bogged down in mathematical computation, and enable students and health professionals to intelligently read and appraise the health literature.

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Contents

Chapter 1 Investigation of an Epidemic
1
Chapter 2 Measures of Mortality
19
Chapter 3Incidence and Prevalence
27
Chapter 4Measures of Risk
33
SelfAssessment 1
43
Chapter 6 Probability
57
Chapter 7 Screening
63
Chapter 8Sampling
73
SelfAssessment 2
107
Chapter 12 CaseControl Retrospective Studies
115
Chapter 13 Cohort Prospective Studies
125
Chapter 14 Randomized Clinical Trials
135
Chapter 15 Survival Analysis
143
Chapter 16 Association and Causation
153
Chapter 17 Keys to Understanding Articles
161
SelfAssessment 3
177

Chapter 9Statistical Significance
79
Chapter 10 Correlation
89
Chapter 11 Multiple Regression
99
SelfAssessment Final
185
Answers to SelfAssessments
199
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