ISBN: 9780323279277
Page Count: 420
Imprint: Saunders
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Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 4th Edition

by David L. Katz, MD, MPH, Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH, Dorothea Wild, MD, MPH, Dr. Med and Sean C Lucan, MD, MPH, MS
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780323279277
Page Count: 420
Imprint: Saunders
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Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health is the only textbook that combines the disciplines of medical epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health in one convenient resource. Written by renowned epidemiologists and public health experts, this text presents the information you need with a clinical focus, using real-life medical examples throughout. With review questions in each chapter to maximize knowledge retention and target key areas of review, it serves as an outstanding resource for USMLE prep - and is recommended by the American Board of Preventive Medicine as a top review source for its core specialty examination!

    • Grasp and retain vital information easily thanks to quick-reference boxes that showcase key concepts and calculations; succinct text; and dynamic illustrations that facilitate learning in a highly visual approach.
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    • Deepen your understanding of complex epidemiology and biostatistics concepts through clinically focused, real-life examples.
    • Gauge your mastery of public health concepts and build confidence with case-based questions - now accessed online for a more interactive experience - that provide effective chapter review and help you target key areas for further study.
    • Keep up with the very latest in public health and preventive health - areas that have shown great growth in recent years. New coverage includes the epidemiology of mental health disorders, disaster planning, health care reform, and the 'One Health' concept that highlights the indelible links among the health of people, other species, and the planet itself.
    • Access the complete contents online at Student Consult, plus additional tables and images, supplemental information on the One Health Initiative, the latest childhood immunization schedules, chapter highlights in PowerPoint, 300 multiple-choice chapter review questions and answers, a 177-question comprehensive review exam, and more!

    Basic Epidemiologic Concepts and Principles

    Epidemiologic Data Sources and Measurements

    Epidemiologic Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation

    The Study of Causation in Epidemiologic Investigation and Research

    Common Research Designs Used in Epidemiology

    Assessment of Risk and Benefit in Epidemiologic Studies

    Understanding Errors in Clinical Medicine

    Improving Decisions in Clinical Medicine


    Describing Variation in Data

    Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing

    Bivariate Analysis

    Sample Size, Randomization, and Probability Theory

    Multivariable Analysis


    Introduction to Preventive Medicine

    Methods of Primary Prevention: Health Promotion

    Methods of Primary Prevention: Specific Protection

    Methods of Secondary Prevention

    Methods of Tertiary Prevention

    The Public Health System: Structure and Function

    Medical Care Organization, Policy, and Financing

    Comprehensive Examination

    Epidemiologic and Medical Glossary

  • David L. Katz, MD, MPH, Associate Clinical Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health and Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Director, Yale-Griffin Preventive Research Center, Derby, CT, Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Dorothea Wild, MD, MPH, Dr. Med, Associate Director, Combined Internal Medicine/Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT and Sean C Lucan, MD, MPH, MS, Department of Family and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
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