An Introduction to Epidemiology
The Second Edition of this successful text is intended for introductory courses in health-related programs at both the advanced undergraduate and graduate levels. It will serve as a valuable reference for epidemiologists working in the field, industrial hygienists, infectious disease nurses, and staff epidemiologists. A clear, organized presentation makes this thorough treatment of epidemiology more accessible to readers through the use of study questions, objectives, exercises, and case studies.
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Foundations of Epidemiology
Practical Disease Concepts in Epidemiology
Selected Historical Developments of Epidemiology
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