Essential epidemiology : an introduction for students and health professionals / Penny Webb (Principal Research Fellow, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute and Honorary Professor, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia), Chris Bain (Visiting Scientist, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane, Australia), Andrew Page (Professor of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, Australia).

Author
Webb, Penny, 1963- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
Third edition.
Published/​Created
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
  • ©2017
Description
xv, 494 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.

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Subject(s)
Epidemiology [Browse]
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Series
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Epidemiology is ... -- How long is a piece of string? : measuring disease frequency -- Who, what, where and when? : descriptive epidemiology -- Healthy research : study designs for public health -- Why? : linking exposure and disease -- Heads or tails : the role of chance -- All that glitters is not gold : the problem of error -- Muddied waters : the challenge of confounding -- Reading between the lines : reading and writing epidemiological papers -- Who sank the boat? : association and causation -- Assembling the building blocks : reviews and their uses -- Surveillance : collecting health-related data for epidemiological intelligence and public health action / Martyn Kirk and Adrian Sleigh -- Outbreaks, epidemics, and clusters / Martyn Kirk and Adrian Sleigh -- Prevention : better than cure? -- Early detection : what benefits at what cost? -- Epidemiology and the publicʹs health.
ISBN
  • 9781107529151 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 1107529158 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN
2016007893
OCLC
941714731
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