Primer of Epidemiology

 
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"Medical students, as well as students of public health, nursing, and other health professions will find this book highly valuable. The author is a well-known, highly respected physician and epidemiologist....This is an easy to read and widely used basic epidemiology textbook. It explains epidemiologic and related statistical concepts in clear and simple terms. A moderately priced book, it is a good value for students and professionals."--Doody's Review Service

A concise introduction to epidemiology. Covers all the basics: methods of study, how to conduct a study, and multivariate analysis. Features updated case studies, which make the critical link between epidemiology, clinical research, and patient care.

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“ ... Provides rich examples of epidemiologic studies that not only teach and engage the reader but also provide an appreciation for the history, successes, and pitfalls of epidemiologic studies.”
?The Permanente Journal on the Fourth Edition

Written for physicians, medical students, and other health care professionals, this concise, often-cited text explains epidemiologic concepts clearly and simply, illustrating them with clinically relevant case studies. It bridges the gap between clinicians and epidemiologists, showing the relationship between individual patients and the groups to which they belong, in epidemiologists’ eyes.

You'll also find examination of the relevance of epidemiology to the study of socially and politically important issues, such as changing health care systems and environmental hazards.

Features of the Fifth Edition
*Relates epidemiology to clinical research and patient care
*Provides review questions in every chapter and updates illustrative studies
*Contains a new chapter on molecular and genetic epidemiology
*Explains all major types of studies, including descriptive, analytic, cohort, case-control, and experimental
*Contains lucid and highly praised explanations of the commonly used methods of multivariate analysis
*Simplifies statistical interpretation
*Covers the relationship between epidemiology, medical care, and the health of the community
*Offers widely praised, practical guidance on “How to Carry Out a Study”
*Gives you a “Quick Review” chapter, summarizing the book

About the Author:

Consulting Professor Department of Health Research and Policy Stanford University School of Medicine

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