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Epidemiology for the Uninitiated, 5th Edition

Epidemiology for the Uninitiated, 5th Edition

David Coggon, David Barker, Geoffrey Rose

ISBN: 978-1-405-14610-4

Feb 2009

80 pages

$33.99

Description

This perennial bestseller is an ideal introductions to epidemiology in health care. The fifith editon retains the book's simplicity and brevity, at the same time providing the reader with the core elements of epidemiology needed in health care practice and research. The text has been revised throughout, with new examples introduced to bring the book right up to date.
1 What is Epidemiology?.

2 Quantifiying Disease in Populations.

3 Comparing Disease Rates.

4 Measurement Error and Bias.

5 Planning and Conducting a Survey.

6 Ecological Studies.

7 Longitudinal Studies.

8 Case-control and Cross Sectional Studies.

9 Experimental Studies.

10 Screening.

11 Outbreaks of Disease.

12 Reading Epidemiolgical Reports.

Further Reading.

Index


  • Ideal introductions to epidemiology in health care
  • Provides core elements of epidemiology needed in health care practice and research
  • Revised throughout, with new examples introduced to bring the book right up to date