Epidemiology / Leon Gordis.

Author
Gordis, Leon, 1934- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
3rd ed.
Published/​Created
Philadelphia, Pa. : Saunders, c2004.
Description
xi, 335 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

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Subject(s)
Epidemiology [Browse]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Sect. 1. 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 and cross-sectional studies -- 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 the evaluation of screening programs -- Ch. 19. Epidemiology and public policy -- Ch. 20. Ethical and professional issues in epidemiology.
ISBN
0721603262
LCCN
2003054280
OCLC
52418418
RCP
C - S

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