Epidemiology Kept Simple: An Introduction to Traditional and Modern Epidemiology
Arranged to facilitate use and highlight key concepts, this clear and concise text also includes many practical exercises, case studies, and real-world applications. Utilizing the modern biostatistical approach to studying disease, Epidemiology Kept Simple, Second Edition will provide readers with the tools to interpret epidemiological data, understand disease concepts, and prepare for board exams. The author fully explains all new terminology and minimizes the use of technical language, while emphasizing real-life practice in modern public health and biomedical research settings.
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Epidemiology Past and Present
The Infectious Disease Process
Screening for Disease
Incidence and Prevalence
Measures of Association and Potential Impact
Confidence Intervals and p Values
From Association to Causation
Current Life Tables
Random Distribution of Cases in Time and Space
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