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Epidemiology By Leon Gordis

Epidemiology by Leon Gordis

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Summary

Explains the role of epidemiology in measuring disease in a community, estimating risks, and influencing public policy and ethical concerns. Line diagrams, cartoons, and review questions with answers reinforce the text. This book applies the author's many years of clinical and teaching experience.

Epidemiology Summary

Epidemiology by Leon Gordis

Now with access to full text online plus many other extras - posted on studentconsult.com access is via unique pin number in front of the book. This popular book applies the author's many years of clinical and teaching experience to make the principles and methods of epidemiology easy to understand and enjoyable to read about. A clear, concise writing style and just the right dose of humor explain the role of epidemiology in measuring disease in a community, estimating risks, and influencing public policy and ethical concerns. Line diagrams, cartoons, and review questions with answers reinforce the text.

Table of Contents

Section I: The Epidemiologic Approach to Disease and Intervention 1. Introduction 2. The Dynamics of Disease Transmission 3. Measuring the Occurrence of Disease 4. Assessing the Validity and Reliability of Diagnostic and Screening Tests 5. The Natural History of Disease: Ways of Expressing Prognosis 6. Assessing the Efficacy of Preventive and Therapeutic Measures: Randomized Trials 7. Randomized Trials: Some Further Issues Section II: Using Epidemiology to Identify the Cause of Disease 8. Cohort Studies 9. Case-Control and Cross-Sectional Studies 10. Estimating Risk: Is There an Association? 11. More on Risk: Estimating the Potential for Prevention 12. A Pause for Review: Comparing Cohort and Case-Control Studies 13. From Association to Causation: Deriving Inferences from Epidemiologic Studies 14. More on Causal Inferences: Bias, Confounding, and Interaction 15. Identifying the Roles of Genetic and Environmental Factors in Disease Causation Section III: Applying Epidemiology to Evaluation and Policy 16. Using Epidemiology to Evaluate Health Services 17. The Epidemiologic Approach to Evaluation of Screening Programs 18. Epidemiology and Public Policy 19. Ethical and Professional Issues in Epidemiology ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS INDEX

Additional information

GOR003210842
Epidemiology by Leon Gordis
Used - Good
Hardback
Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
2004-11-26
335
1416025308
9781416025306
N/A
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