Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health

Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health


  • Author : Ann Aschengrau
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2013-06-03
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449657352


Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health Book Description :

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 modif...

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Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health


  • Author : Ann Aschengrau
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0763725374


Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health Book Description :

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....

Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health

Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health


  • Author : Ann Aschengrau
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2008-07-07
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780763744755


Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health Book Description :

The second edition of this best selling text is comprehensive introduction to principles applied in the practice of epidemiology in public health. Featuring the most current data and includes new problems, this revision incorporates modern ideas in epidemiological thinking that have been largely omitted in other textbooks. This edition will familiarize readers with terminology and key concepts in the design, analysis, and interpretation of epidemiological research, giving students the tools they need to critically evaluate scientific literature. 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 ma...

Essential Epidemiology

Essential Epidemiology


  • Author : Penny Webb
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2010-12-16
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1139493957


Essential Epidemiology Book Description :

The new edition of this popular textbook remains a clear and practical introduction to epidemiology for students in all areas of health. By emphasising the role of epidemiology across a broad range of health monitoring and research, it gives students an understanding of the fundamental principles common to all areas of epidemiology. It also integrates the study of infectious and chronic diseases as well as public health and clinical epidemiology. Avoiding complex mathematics, it steps through the methods and potential problems underlying health data and reports, while maintaining a balance of rigour and clarity. The nuts-and-bolts of epidemiology are embedded in the wider international health perspective through recent and classical examples across d...

Essential Public Health

Essential Public Health


  • Author : Stephen Gillam
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-06-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781139511056


Essential Public Health Book Description :

How can society most effectively prevent disease and promote health? That is the challenge addressed by this textbook. Public health is the art and science of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organised efforts of society. The 'science' is concerned with making a diagnosis of a population's health problems, establishing their cause and determining effective interventions. The 'art' lies in creatively addressing these problems. Essential Public Health captures both the art and science of the field. This second edition has been fully updated with contemporary examples and includes new chapters on sustainability and change, management and leadership. Examples are taken from health systems throughout the world, giving r...

Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health

Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health


  • Author : Sullivan
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2017-02-17
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781284108194


Essentials of Biostatistics in Public Health Book Description :

Study designs -- Quantifying the extent of disease -- Summarizing data collected in the sample -- The role of probability -- Confidence interval estimates -- Hypothesis testing procedures -- Power and sample size determination -- Multivariable methods -- Nonparametric tests -- Survival analysis -- Data visualization...

Essentials of Public Health

Essentials of Public Health


  • Author : Guthrie S. Birkhead
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781284173253


Essentials of Public Health Book Description :

As one of the foundational texts in the Essential Public Health series, Essentials of Public Health, Fourth Edition -- formerly authored by Turnock -- is an excellent introduction to the field of public health, covering public health practice, government public health, and careers in public health. After defining Public Health and looking at the current U.S. public health system and practice, the book looks at population health measurement, policy development, and collaboration between the public health and the health system. Final chapters explore career opportunities in public health administration, epidemiology, public health nursing, and health education as well as emerging ones such as health information technologists, emergency managers, and mo...

Essentials of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Essentials of Infectious Disease Epidemiology


  • Author : Manya Magnus
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2008-07-03
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0763734446


Essentials of Infectious Disease Epidemiology Book Description :

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...

Essentials of Public Health

Essentials of Public Health


  • Author : Bernard J. Turnock
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Release Date : 2008-07-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449666552


Essentials of Public Health Book Description :

This comprehensive text is an excellent introduction to the field of public health. The book is divided into two parts. Part I 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.Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition...