Princeton University Library Catalog

Field epidemiology / edited by Michael B. Gregg.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Εdition:
3rd ed.
Description:
xix, 572 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • I. Background -- Field epidemiology defined / Richard A. Goodman and James W. Buehler -- A brief review of the basic principles of epidemiology / Richard C. Dicker -- Surveillance / Stephen B. Thacker and Guthrie S. Birkhead --
  • II. The field investigation -- Operational aspects of epidemiologic field investigations / Richard A. Goodman, James L. Hadler, and Duc J. Vugia -- Conducting a field investigation / Michael B. Gregg -- Surveys and sampling / Joan M. Herold -- Using a computer for field investigations / Andrew G. Dean and Consuelo M. Beck-Sagué -- Designing studies in the field / Richard C. Dicker -- Describing the findings: descriptive epidemiology / Robert E. Fontaine and Richard A. Goodman -- Analyzing and interpreting data / Richard C. Dicker -- Developing interventions / Richard A. Goodman ... [et al.] -- Communicating epidemiologic findings / Michael B. Gregg -- Dealing with the public and the media / Bruce B. Dan --
  • III. Special considerations -- Legal considerations in surveillance and field epidemiology / Verla S. Neslund ... [et al.] -- Immunization practices for the field epidemiologist / Harry F. Hull -- Investigations in health-care settings / William R. Jarvis -- Investigations in out-of-home child care settings / Ralph L. Cordell, Jonathan Kotch, and Michael Vernon -- Field investigations of environmental epidemics / Ruth A. Etzel -- Field investigations of occupational disease and injury / William Halperin and Douglas Trout -- Field investigations from the state and local health department perspective / Jeffrey P. Davis and Guthrie S. Birkhead -- Epidemiologic practices in low-income countries / Stanley O. Foster -- Terrorism preparedness and emergency response for the field epidemiologist / Daniel M. Sosin and Richard E. Besser -- Field investigations of natural disasters and complex emergencies / Ron Waldman and Eric K. Noji -- Laboratory support for the epidemiologist in the field / Elaine W. Gunter, Joan S. Knapp, and Janet K. A. Nicholson.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780195313802 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0195313801 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2007040284
OCLC:
173659601
Related name:
RCP:
C - S