Primer of Epidemiology

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McGraw-Hill Book, 1994 - Epidemiology - 366 pages
Written for physicians, medical students, and other health care professionals, this concise textbook explains epidemiologic concepts clearly and simply. It bridges the gap between the clinician and the epidemiologist by providing a number of clinical examples, and explains the epidemiologic emphasis on the study of groups rather than individuals. Also studied is the relationship of epidemiology to the study of social and political problems such the changing health care systems and environmental hazards.

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Contents

Introduction to Epidemiology
1
Basic Measurements in Epidemiology
9
Observations Used in Epidemiology
29
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Consulting Professor Department of Health Research and Policy Stanford University School of Medicine

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