A Study Guide to Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Aspen Publishers, 1996 - Epidemiology - 211 pages
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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Chapter 1 Investigation of an Epidemic
Chapter 2Measures of Mortality
Chapter 3Incidence and Prevalence
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