Epidemiology / Leon Gordis.

Author
Gordis, Leon, 1934- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
4th ed.
Published/​Created
Philadelphia : Elsevier/Saunders, c2009.
Description
xv, 375 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.

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Subject(s)
Epidemiology [Browse]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Sect. I. The Epidemiologic Approach to Disease and Intervention -- Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. The Dynamics of Disease Transmission -- Ch. 3. Measuring the Occurrence of Disease: I. Morbidity -- Ch. 4. Measuring the Occurrence of Disease: II. Mortality -- Ch. 5. Assessing the Validity and Reliability of Diagnostic and Screening Tests -- Ch. 6. The Natural History of Disease: Ways of Expressing Prognosis -- Ch. 7. Assessing the Efficacy of Preventive and Therapeutic Measures: Randomized Trials -- Ch. 8. Randomized Trials: Some Further Issues -- Sect. II. Using Epidemiology to Identify the Cause of Disease -- Ch. 9. Cohort Studies -- Ch. 10. Case-Control Studies and Other Study Designs -- Ch. 11. Estimating Risk: Is There an Association? -- Ch. 12. More on Risk: Estimating the Potential for Prevention -- Ch. 13. A Pause for Review: Comparing Cohort and Case-Control Studies -- Ch. 14. From Association to Causation: Deriving Inferences from Epidemiologic Studies -- Ch. 15. More on Causal Inferences: Bias, Confounding, and Interaction -- Ch. 16. Identifying the Roles of Genetic and Environmental Factors in Disease Causation -- Sect. III. Applying Epidemiology to Evaluation and Policy -- Ch. 17. Using Epidemiology to Evaluate Health Services -- Ch. 18. The Epidemiologic Approach to Evaluating Screening Programs -- Ch. 19. Epidemiology and Public Policy -- Ch. 20. Ethical and Professional Issues in Epidemiology.
ISBN
  • 9781416040026
  • 1416040026
LCCN
2007030111
OCLC
156994580
RCP
C - S

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