Handbook of Biosurveillance

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Michael M. Wagner, Andrew W. Moore, Ron M. Aryel
Elsevier, Apr 28, 2011 - Computers - 624 pages
Provides a coherent and comprehensive account of the theory and practice of real-time human disease outbreak detection, explicitly recognizing the revolution in practices of infection control and public health surveillance.
  • Reviews the current mathematical, statistical, and computer science systems for early detection of disease outbreaks
  • Provides extensive coverage of existing surveillance data
  • Discusses experimental methods for data measurement and evaluation
  • Addresses engineering and practical implementation of effective early detection systems
  • Includes real case studies
 

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Contents

Part II Organizations That Conduct Biosurveillance and the Data They Collect
65
Part III Data Analysis
197
Part IV Newer Types of Surveillance Data
311
Part V Decision Making
403
Part VI Building and Field Testing Biosurveillance Systems
437
Appendices
525
Glossary
575
Index
591
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