ISBN: 9781455737338
Page Count: 416
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $52.95

Epidemiology, 5th Edition

by Leon Gordis, MD, MPH, DrPH
Paperback
ISBN: 9781455737338
Page Count: 416
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $52.95
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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 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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