Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Preventive Medicine E-Book

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Elsevier Health Sciences, Jan 4, 2013 - Medical - 420 pages
Succinct yet thorough, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Preventive Medicine, 3rd Edition brings you today's best knowledge on epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health—in one convenient source. You'll find the latest on healthcare policy and financing infectious diseases chronic disease and disease prevention technology. This text also serves as an outstanding resource for preparing for the USMLE, and the American Board of Preventive Medicine recommends it as a top review source for its core specialty examination.
  • Discusses the financial concerns and the use and limitations of screening in the prevention of symptomatic disease.
  • Emphasizes the application of epidemiologic and biostatistical concepts to everyday clinical problem solving and decision making.
  • Showcases important concepts and calculations inside quick-reference boxes.
  • Presents abundant illustrations and well-organized tables to clarify and summarize complex concepts.
  • Includes 350 USMLE-style questions and answers, complete with detailed explanations about why various choices are correct or incorrect.
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  • Includes the latest information on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) SARS avian form of H5N1 influenza the obesity epidemic and more.
 

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Contents

2 Biostatistics
91
3 Preventive Medicine and Public Health
171
4 Public Health
289
Epidemiologic and Medical Glossary
378
Index
391
Inside Back Cover
407
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David L. Katz is a board certified specialist in both Internal Medicine, and Preventive Medicine/Public Health, and Associate Adjunct Professor in Public Health Practice at the Yale University School of Medicine. Dr. Katz's books include: The Flavor Full Diet, Nutrition in Clinical Practice, and The Way to Eat: A Six-Step Path to Lifelong Weight Control.

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