Practice-based epidemiology: an introduction

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Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, Jan 1, 1986 - Medical - 258 pages

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Contents

An Epidemiologic Triangle One Blind Boy
3
Epidemiologic Diagnosis
13
Kinds of Epidemiology
36
Rates How They Work
47
Numerators Ideas
65
Denominators Who is at Risk?
77
Time The Vital Dimension
87
Decision Making Guidelines
103
Getting Involved A Matter of Threshold
207
When to Call for Help Guidelines for
217
Checklist of Items for Designing and Executing
234
SurveillanceType Form for Monitoring
242
Example of a Request for a Record Search of a Computerized File of Patient Records
243
A Form for a Field Study of Contact Dermatitis among SpanishSpeaking Farm Workers
244
Basic Statistics Texts
246
Guidelines for Confirmation of Waterborne Disease Outbreaks
247

Evaluating Journal Articles
120
Doing Research in Practice Taxonomy
138
Observation The Next Patient You See
167
Surveillance Tool for Ongoing Study
182
When is an Exotic Disease Not Exotic?
197
Reported Waterborne Outbreaks United States 1983
251
Bibliography
253
Index
255
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