Managerial Epidemiology: Practice, Methods, and Concepts

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2006 - Medical - 598 pages
Managerial Epidemiology: Practice, Methods, And Concepts Provides Readers With A Thorough And Comprehensive Understanding Of The Application Of Epidemiological Principals To Delivering Health Care Services And Managing Health Care Organizations. How Disease Impacts Populations Of People In A Service Area Is Critical Knowledge For Health Care Providers, And This Book Comes At An Important Time, When Public Health Organizations Are Keenly Aware And Focused On Emergency Preparedness And Bioterrorism Threats.
 

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Contents

Epidemiological Futures
15
Aims Types and Methods
40
Epidemiological Consideration
56
Summary
79
Epidemiological Measurements
117
Identifying Problems Determining Priorities
167
Person
197
Place and Time
249
Summary
337
EvidenceBased Public Health Practice
346
Critical Appraisal Guides for Public Health and Health
372
Summary
380
What Is Small Area Analysis?
386
Epidemiologic Measurement and Small Area Analysis
397
Comparing Two Small Areas
410
Summary
421

Population Estimates
309
The United States Census
317
Impact of Demographic Trends on Utilization
329
Application
521
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