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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Epidemiology /
Author Gordis, Leon,
Publisher Saunders,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 52418418
ISBN 0721603262; 9780721603261; 1416025308; 9781416025306
Subjects Epidemiology. ; Epidemiologic Methods. ; Epidemiologie. ; Epidemiologia. ; Métodos epidemiológicos. ; Mâetodos epidemiolâogicos.
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Table of contents
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKCM  RA651.G58 2004 CEMM/GEMMD Library/Gulf Breeze,FL 10/13/2015 STATUS
Edition 3rd ed.
Collation xi, 335 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
The dynamics of disease transmission -- Measuring the occurrence of disease : I. Morbidity -- Measuring the occurrence of disease: II. Mortality -- Assessing the validity and reliability of diagnostic and screening tests -- The natural history of disease : ways of expressing prognosis -- Assessing the efficacy of preventive and therapeutic measures : randomized trials -- Randomized trials : some further issues -- Cohort studies -- Case-control and cross-sectional studies -- Estimating risk : is there an association? -- More on risk : estimating the potential for prevention -- A pause for review : comparing cohort and case-control studies -- From association to causation : deriving inferences from epidemiologic studies -- More on causal inferences : bias, confounding, and interaction -- Identifying the roles of genetic and environmental factors in disease causation -- Using epidemiology to evaluate health services -- The epidemiologic approach to the evaluation of screening programs -- Epidemiology and public policy -- Ethical and professional issues in epidemiology. This text teaches the basic principles and methods of epidemiology. Both the underlying concepts as well as the practical uses of epidemiology in both public health and clinical practice are emphasised.