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Epidemiology Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 5th Edition
Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study

Epidemiology Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, 5th Edition

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    • Gain a solid foundation of basic epidemiologic principles as well as practical applications in public health and clinical practice.
      • Visualize concepts vividly through abundant full-color figures, graphs, and charts.
        • Check your understanding of essential information with 120 multiple-choice epidemiology self-assessment questions
            • Gain a solid foundation of basic epidemiologic principles as well as practical applications in public health and clinical practice.
            • Visualize concepts vividly through abundant full-color figures, graphs, and charts.
            • Check your understanding of essential information with 320 multiple-choice epidemiology self-assessment questions (120 inside the book plus 200 more online).
            • Access the complete contents online at Student Consult, including over 200 additional multiple-choice epidemiology self-assessment questions not found in the book, with answers to all questions as well as full rationales explaining why every answer is correct or incorrect.
              • Master the latest nuances in epidemiology thanks to a wealth of new and updated illustrations, examples, and epidemiologic data.

              SECTION I

              The Epidemiologic Approach to Disease and Intervention

              CHAPTER 1

              Introduction

              CHAPTER 2

              The Dynamics of Disease Transmission

              CHAPTER 3

              The Occurrence of Disease: I. Disease Surveillance and Measures of Morbidity

              CHAPTER 4

              The Occurrence of Disease: II. Mortality and Other Measures of Disease Impact

              CHAPTER 5

              Assessing the Validity and Reliability of Diagnostic and Screening Tests

              CHAPTER 6

              The Natural History of Disease: Ways of Expressing Prognosis

              CHAPTER 7

              Assessing Preventive and Therapeutic Measures: Randomized Trials

              CHAPTER 8

              Randomized Trials: Some Further Issues

              SECTION II

              Using Epidemiology to Identify the Causes of Disease

              CHAPTER 9

              Cohort Studies

              CHAPTER 10

              Case-Control Studies and Other Study Designs

              CHAPTER 11

              Estimating Risk: Is There an Association?

              CHAPTER 12

              More on Risk: Estimating the Potential for Prevention

              CHAPTER 13

              A Pause for Review: Comparing Cohort and Case-Control Studies

              CHAPTER 14

              From Association to Causation: Deriving Inferences from Epidemiologic Studies

              CHAPTER 15

              More on Causal Inferences: Bias, Confounding, and Interaction

              CHAPTER 16

              Identifying the Roles of Genetic and Environmental Factors in Disease Causation

              SECTION III

              Applying Epidemiology to Evaluation and Policy

              CHAPTER 17

              Using Epidemiology to Evaluate Health Services

              CHAPTER 18

              The Epidemiologic Approach to Evaluating Screening Programs

              CHAPTER 19

              Epidemiology and Public Policy

              CHAPTER 20

              Ethical and Professional Issues in Epidemiology

              ANSWERS TO REVIEW QUESTIONS

              INDEX

              Leon Gordis, MD, MPH, DrPH, Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology; Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health; Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Baltimore, Maryland

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