Essentials Of Epidemiology In Public Health

Author : Ann Aschengrau
ISBN : 9781449657352
Genre : Education
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Successfully tested in the authors' courses at Boston University and Harvard University, this text combines theory and practice in presenting traditional and new epidemiologic concepts. Broad in scope, the text opens with five chapters covering the basic epidemiologic concepts and data sources. A major emphasis is placed on study design, with separate chapters devoted to each of the three main analytic designs: experimental, cohort, and case-control studies. Full chapters on bias, confounding, and random error, including the role of statistics in epidemiology, ensure that students are well-equipped with the necessary information to interpret the results of epidemiologic studies. An entire chapter is also devoted to the concept of effect measure modification, an often-neglected topic in introductory textbooks. Up-to-date examples from the epidemiologic literature on diseases of public health importance are provided throughout the book. The Third Edition is a thorough update that offers: New examples, the latest references, and public health statistics. Nearly 50 new review questions. Updated discussion of certain epidemiologic methods. New figures depicting epidemiologic concepts."
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Essentials Of Epidemiology In Public Health

Author : Ann Aschengrau
ISBN : 0763725374
Genre : Health & Fitness
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This new text strives to provide students with a current, comprehensive introduction to principles applied in the practice of epidemiology in public health. It incorporates modern ideas in epidemiological thinking, providing an overview that is up-to-date and thorough. A major emphasis is placed on study design, with separate chapters devoted to each of the three main analytic designs.
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Essentials Of Epidemiology In Public Health

Author : Ann Aschengrau
ISBN : 9781284150155
Genre : Education
File Size : 71.23 MB
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Successfully tested in the authors' courses at Boston University and Harvard University, this text combines theory and practice in presenting traditional and new epidemiologic concepts. Broad in scope, the text opens with five chapters covering the basic epidemiologic concepts and data sources. A major emphasis is placed on study design, with separate chapters devoted to each of the three main analytic designs: experimental, cohort, and case-control studies. Full chapters on bias, confounding, and random error, including the role of statistics in epidemiology, ensure that students are well-equipped with the necessary information to interpret the results of epidemiologic studies. An entire chapter is also devoted to the concept of effect measure modification, an often-neglected topic in introductory textbooks. Up-to-date examples from the epidemiologic literature on diseases of public health importance are provided throughout the book. The Third Edition is a thorough update that offers: • New examples, the latest references, and public health statistics. • Nearly 50 new review questions. • Updated discussion of certain epidemiologic methods. • New figures depicting epidemiologic concepts.
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Essentials Of Epidemiology In Public Health

Author : Ann Aschengrau
ISBN : 1284028917
Genre : Education
File Size : 78.71 MB
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Successfully Tested In The Authors' Courses At Boston University And Harvard University, This Text Combines Theory And Practice In Presenting Traditional And New Epidemiologic Concepts. Broad In Scope, The Text Opens With Five Chapters Covering The Basic Epidemiologic Concepts And Data Sources. A Major Emphasis Is Placed On Study Design, With Separate Chapters Devoted To Each Of The Three Main Analytic Designs: Experimental, Cohort, And Case-Control Studies. Full Chapters On Bias, Confounding, And Random Error, Including The Role Of Statistics In Epidemiology, Ensure That Students Are Well-Equipped With The Necessary Information To Interpret The Results Of Epidemiologic Studies. An Entire Chapter Is Also Devoted To The Concept Of Effect Measure Modification, An Often-Neglected Topic In Introductory Textbooks. Up-To-Date Examples From The Epidemiologic Literature On Diseases Of Public Health Importance Are Provided Throughout The Book. The Third Edition Is A Thorough Update That Offers: •New Examples, The Latest References, And Public Health Statistics. •Nearly 50 New Review Questions. •Updated Discussion Of Certain Epidemiologic Methods. •New Figures Depicting Epidemiologic Concepts.
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Epidemiology For Public Health Practice

Author : Robert H. Friis
ISBN : 9781449651589
Genre : Education
File Size : 78.12 MB
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Now in its Fifth Edition, this best-selling text offers comprehensive coverage of all the major topics in introductory epidemiology. With extensive treatment of the heart of epidemiology—from study designs to descriptive epidemiology to quantitative measures—this reader-friendly text is accessible and interesting to a wide range of beginning students in all health-related disciplines. A unique focus is given to real-world applications of epidemiology and the development of skills that students can apply in subsequent course work and in the field. The Fifth Edition is a thorough revision with updated data throughout including: the top 10 leading causes of death, motor vehicle traffic death rates, mortality ratios, infant mortality rates, cancer deaths rates, tuberculosis incidence, life expectancy, incidence of AIDS, breast cancer death rates, tobacco consumption, dementia, suicide rates, unintentional injuries and much more.
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Essentials Of Biostatistics In Public Health

Author : Lisa M. Sullivan
ISBN : 9781284108194
Genre : Education
File Size : 77.36 MB
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Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health, Third Edition provides a fundamental and engaging background for students learning to apply and appropriately interpret biostatistics applications in the field of public health. Many examples are drawn directly from the author’s remarkable clinical experiences with the renowned Framingham Heart Study, making this text practical, interesting, and accessible for those with little mathematical background. The examples are real, relevant, and manageable in size so that students can easily focus on applications rather than become overwhelmed by computations.
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Author : Bernard J. Turnock
ISBN : 9781284033632
Genre : Medical
File Size : 58.15 MB
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Published in partnership with the American Public Health Association, this cornerstone text in the Jones & Bartlett Learning Essential Public Health series is an excellent introduction to the field of public health. Ideal for senior-level undergraduates or graduate students in public health, health science, health professions, or nursing, Essentials of Public Health focuses on the inner-workings of health departments and the role of public health professionals. This comprehensive text combines the best elements of Dr. Turnock's other two books: Public Health: What It Is and How It Works and Public Health: Career Choices That Make a Difference. The first set of chapters introduces defines and describes the public health system, provide concepts and tools for measuring health in populations, characterizes the relationship of the public health system with medical care and other elements of the overall health system, and identifies government’s unique contributions through federal, state, and local public health agencies. The second set of chatpers focuses on public health careers within the context of the overall public health workforce. Basic information on the size and composition of the public health workforce is followed by chapters that address careers and jobs in public health administration, epidemiology, public health nursing, health education, and other professional and program titles and positions. With its clear, reader-friendly language and helpful learning tools such as chapter exercises and discussion questions, this is the ideal text to prepare your students for a career in public health. Updated and New Information in the Second Edition: - NACCHO Profile data from 2008 and 2010 surveys - Accreditation of public health agencies - Public health workforce development activities including the credentialing of public health workers - Health reform provisions enacted in 2010 - Updated and revised seciton on public health financing
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Essential Epidemiology

Author : Penny Webb
ISBN : 0521546613
Genre : Medical
File Size : 63.48 MB
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This is an accessible, easily readable, and modern introduction to epidemiology for students of medicine and public health. It combines a strong public health perspective and rationale with modern methodological insights in a coherent and straight forward way. It emphasises the fundamental principles common to all areas of epidemiology and, unlike many other texts, integrates both public health and clinical epidemiology and the study of infectious and chronic diseases. It aims to give health professionals a good understanding of the methods and potential problems underlying epidemiological data and reports but also provides a thorough introduction for would-be epidemiologists. The 'nuts and bolts' of epidemiology are embedded in the wider health perspective and the concluding chapter explores future possibilities and emphasises the integration of the various strands of the discipline. The basic messages are reinforced through numerous examples and questions, with answers provided.
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Essentials Of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Author : Manya Magnus
ISBN : 0763734446
Genre : Medical
File Size : 35.93 MB
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As WHO Director-General Nakajima says of infectious disease, “No country is safe from them.” As public health education grows, so, too will the need for methodologic skills in infectious disease epidemiology. Without these crucial skills, there will be insufficient resources to improve the health of the public, both domestically and globally. Essentials of Infectious Disease Epidemiology is one of the few texts devoted specifically to the methods required to study infectious disease making the perfect introduction to the field for undergraduate and introductory masters-level public health students. It will provide students with the requisite skills to conduct, evaluate, and understand the field of infectious disease epidemiology. Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Cases 1, 2, 19, & 21 in Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.
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