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Epidemiology and the Delivery of Health Care Services By Denise M. Oleske

Epidemiology and the Delivery of Health Care Services by Denise M. Oleske

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This completely revised and updated edition of an outstanding text addresses the fundamental knowledge of epidemiological methods and statistics that can be applied to evolving systems, programs, technologies, and policies.

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Epidemiology and the Delivery of Health Care Services Summary

Epidemiology and the Delivery of Health Care Services: Methods and Applications by Denise M. Oleske

This completely revised and updated edition of an outstanding text addresses the fundamental knowledge of epidemiological methods and statistics that can be applied to evolving systems, programs, technologies, and policies. This edition presents new chapters on causal thinking, ethics, and web resources, analyzes data on multinational increases in poverty and longevity, details the control of transmissible diseases, and explains quality management, and the evaluation of healthcare system performance.

Epidemiology and the Delivery of Health Care Services Reviews

From the reviews of the third edition:

"Health care managers as well as epidemiologists, whether classic or "non-classic" will find this book a valuable addition to their reference shelf. "
(American Journal of Epidemiology, 155:6 (2002)

"This book illustrates the importance and utility of epidemiologic principles and methods in understanding how healthcare delivery can affect population health. ... The intended audience includes graduate students in healthcare administration, nursing, public health, health information management, and related fields. ... This book also would be a good resource for currently practicing healthcare administrators. ... a valuable resource for graduate students and healthcare administrators. ... I would consider using this book in a course intended for students in MPH or MHA programs ... ." (Mary E. Charlton, Doody's Review Service, March, 2010)

"...Epidemiology and Delivery of Health Care [is for] health care managers, who can use epidmeliologic methods to reduce errors in clincal care and acheive population-wide health improvements. After studying the text, mmanagers can expect to converse more intelligently with epidemiologists-asking for the analysis that they need, understanding the data betterm and recognizing the limitations of epidemiologic studies. Clinicians who read the book are likely to develop a new respect for a science that may have left them dozing the first time around." (Karunesh Tuli, MD, PhD, JAMA, 2010. 303:15)

"This comprehensive book can serve as a valuable resource for graduate students and healthcare administrators." (Doody Book Review)

Table of Contents

Preface.- Methods. Introduction.- Measurement of Epidemiological Data.- Data Sources with Implications for Health Services Delivery.- Identifying and Interpreting Risk through Epidemiological Methods.- Analytic Approaches: Familiar Ones and New Techniques.- Epidemiologic Research.- Populations and Population Subgroups: Demographic Trends, Risk Factors, and Health.- Applications. Epidemiology and Information Management.- Quality and Safety: The Epidemiological Basis.- Infection Control.- Environment.- Health Promotion/Prevention Services/Risk Reduction.- Screening/Early Detection/Surveillance.- Medical Care Epidemiology.- Epidemiology and Health Care Policy.- Ethics, Epidemiology, and the Delivery of Health Care.- Glossary.- Answers to selected cases.

Additional information

NLS9781489983435
9781489983435
1489983430
Epidemiology and the Delivery of Health Care Services: Methods and Applications by Denise M. Oleske
New
Paperback
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
2014-10-07
350
N/A
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