Basic Epidemiology

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Organizaciˇn Panamericana de la Salud, Jan 1, 1993 - Medical - 175 pages
Intended for use by undergraduate medical and public health students, this manual provides a basic introduction to the principles and methods of epidemiology. Starting from an explanation of the causes of disease, the application of epidemiology to prevent disease and promote health is demonstrated. Individual chapters deal with communicable diseases, clinical medicine, environmental and occupational health and health care planing and evaluation.

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Measuring health and disease
13
Types of study
31
Basic statistics
55
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