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!
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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
Sample Size, Randomization, and Probability Theory
PREVENTIVE MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH
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
Epidemiologic and Medical Glossary