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Epidemiology

Author : Leon Gordis
ISBN : 9781455742516
Genre : Medical
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Epidemiology, by award-winning educator and epidemiologist Leon Gordis, is a best-selling introduction to this complex science. Dr. Gordis leverages his vast experience teaching this subject in the classroom to introduce the basic principles and concepts of epidemiology in a clear, uniquely memorable way. He guides you from an explanation of the epidemiologic approach to disease and intervention, through the use of epidemiologic principles to identify the causes of disease, to a discussion of how epidemiology should be used to improve evaluation and public policy. It’s your best choice for an accessible yet rich understanding of epidemiology! 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. Master the latest nuances in epidemiology thanks to a wealth of new and updated illustrations, examples, and epidemiologic data.

Epidemiology And Biostatistics

Author : Bryan Kestenbaum
ISBN : 0387884335
Genre : Medical
File Size : 37. 78 MB
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Concise, fast-paced, intensive introduction to clinical research design for students and clinical research professionals Readers will gain sufficient knowledge to pass the United States Medical Licensing Examination part I section in Epidemiology

Epidemiology

Author : Moyses Szklo
ISBN : 9781449604691
Genre : Education
File Size : 26. 63 MB
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This book is specifically designed to expand reader knowledge while avoiding complex statistical formulations. Emphasizing the quantitative issues of epidemiology, this book focuses on study design, measures of association, interaction, research assessment, and other methods and practice. The Second Edition takes readers who have a good understanding of basic epidemiological principles through more rigorous discussions of concepts and methods.

Study Guide To Epidemiology And Biostatistics

Author : J. Richard Hebel
ISBN : 9781449604752
Genre : Education
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Help your students understand some of the most elusive fundamentals of epidemiology and biostatistics with this fully updated revision of the bestselling Study Guide to Epidemiology and Biostatistics. The Seventh Edition offers expanded chapters as well as coverage of new topics that have become prevalent in the medical literature such as: receiver-operator curve analysis to improve sensitivity/specificity; the power of a statistical test; one-tailed P values; comparison-wise significance levels versus study-wise significance levels; confidence interval and its relationship to statistical significance; meta-analysis with current methods for assessing heterogeneity and the potential for publication bias; and the use of propensity scoring to reduce bias in non-experimental studies. Key Features: • 46 objectives, expressed in behavioral terms, cite the concepts to be learned and the level at which students are expected to perform • Study Notes, which can be used as the sole source of input to cover the material or used to supplement attendance at a lecture series • Chapter Exercises, which encourage students to immediately use their newly acquired knowledge, and thus improve retention through practice • Multiple Choice Examinations, which have the same scope and are on the same level that students may expect to encounter in professional examinations

Epidemiology And Biostatistics Secrets

Author : Robert J. Nordness
ISBN : 0323034063
Genre : Medical
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This volume offers assistance in mastering today's need-to-know concepts in epidemiology and biostatistics.

Jekel S Epidemiology Biostatistics And Preventive Medicine

Author : David L. Katz
ISBN : 9781455706563
Genre : Medical
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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. This book comes with STUDENT CONSULT at no extra charge! Register at www.studentconsult.com today...so you can learn and study more powerfully than ever before! Access the complete contents of the book online, anywhere you go...perform quick searches...and add your own notes and bookmarks. Follow Integration Links to related bonus content from other STUDENT CONSULT titles—to help you see the connections between diverse disciplines. Reference all other STUDENT CONSULT titles you own online, too—all in one place!Look for the STUDENT CONSULT logo on your favorite Elsevier textbooks! Includes the latest information on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) · SARS · avian form of H5N1 influenza · the obesity epidemic · and more.

Epidemiology Of Chronic Disease

Author : Randall E. Harris
ISBN : 9780763780470
Genre : Medical
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Epidemiology of Chronic Disease: Global Perspectives is the most current and authoritative resource on the epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, risk factors and preventive factors of forty common chronic diseases. This comprehensive text provides readers with an excellent basis for examining current hypotheses regarding chronic disease epidemiology. Organized into eight sections, the text begins with an introductory chapter examines the new public health environment in which chronic diseases have replaced acute infectious conditions concurrent with improved health care and increasing longevity in many populations of the world. Subsequent sections cover cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, major forms of cancer, diseases of the respiratory tract, metabolic and digestive diseases, musculoskeletal diseases, neurodegenerative diseases, and finally, three infectious diseases that often manifest as chronic conditions. Special sections in each chapter focus on controversial topics that can serve as a launching point for classroom discussion of molecular mechanisms of disease pathogenesis and the relevant epidemiologic issues pertaining to the prevention and control of chronic diseases.

Epidemiologic Methods

Author : Thomas D. Koepsell
ISBN : 9780199749041
Genre : Medical
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This is a rigorous introduction to the concepts and tools of epidemiologic research. It offers clear descriptions of key concepts, rich examples, and instructive exercises (with answers). The book is well-suited for use in graduate-level courses on epidemiologic methods.

Epidemiology Kept Simple

Author : B. Burt Gerstman
ISBN : 0471400289
Genre : Medical
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Arranged to facilitate use and highlight key concepts, this clear and concise text also includes many practical exercises, case studies, and real-world applications. Utilizing the modern biostatistical approach to studying disease, Epidemiology Kept Simple, Second Edition will provide readers with the tools to interpret epidemiological data, understand disease concepts, and prepare for board exams. The author fully explains all new terminology and minimizes the use of technical language, while emphasizing real-life practice in modern public health and biomedical research settings.

Epidemiology For Advanced Nursing Practice

Author : Kiran Macha
ISBN : 9780763789961
Genre : Medical
File Size : 90. 73 MB
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Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice guides graduate-level nursing students to understand the basic concepts of epidemiology while gaining and applying statistical conceptual skills. Focusing on the importance of disease prevention and community-centered migration, this text helps students expand their knowledge base while enhancing practical application skills and stimulating research interests. Designed to prepare advanced practice nursing students to meet the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) standards, this text features expert insights, objectives, critical questions, and references. Topics include the role of epidemiology and statistics in advanced nursing practice, study designs and outcomes, emerging infectious diseases, genetic and environmental epidemiology, the role of culture, nursing in pandemics and emergency preparedness, and legal and ethical issues.

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