ISBN: 9781455755578
Page Count: 448
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Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Preventive Medicine - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 3rd Edition

by James F. Jekel, MD, MPH, David L. Katz, MD, MPH, Dorothea Wild, MD, MPH, Dr. Med and Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH
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Succinct yet thorough, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Preventive Medicine, 3rd Edition brings you today's best knowledge on epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health—in one convenient source. You'll find the latest on healthcare policy and financing · infectious diseases · chronic disease · and disease prevention technology. This text also serves as an outstanding resource for preparing for the USMLE, and the American Board of Preventive Medicine recommends it as a top review source for its core specialty examination.
    • Discusses the financial concerns and the use and limitations of screening in the prevention of symptomatic disease.
    • Emphasizes the application of epidemiologic and biostatistical concepts to everyday clinical problem solving and decision making.
    • Showcases important concepts and calculations inside quick-reference boxes.
    • Presents abundant illustrations and well-organized tables to clarify and summarize complex concepts.
    • Includes 350 USMLE-style questions and answers, complete with detailed explanations about why various choices are correct or incorrect.
    • Includes the latest information on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) · SARS · avian form of H5N1 influenza · the obesity epidemic · and more.
  • EPIDEMIOLOGY

    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


    BIOSTATISTICS

    Describing Variation in Data

    Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing

    Bivariate Analysis

    Sample Size, Randomization, and Probability Theory

    Multivariable Analysis


    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

    Comprehensive Examination

    Epidemiologic and Medical Glossary


    APPENDIX
  • James F. Jekel, MD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Emeritus, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Director, Griffin-Yale Residency Program in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT, 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, Dorothea Wild, MD, MPH, Dr. Med, Associate Director, Combined Internal Medicine/Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT and 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
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