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This is a new paperback edition of the well received text Spatial Epidemiology: Methods and Applications. It is an easy to read, clear and concise exploration of the field of geographical variations in diseases. Especially with respect to variations in environmental exposures at the small-area scale this book gives an authoriative account of current practice and developments. The recent and rapid expansion of the field looks set to continue in line with growing public, governmental and media concern about environmental and health issues, and the scientific need to understand and explain the effects of environmental pollutants on health.
Of interest to epidemiologists, public health pratitioners, statistcians, geographers, environmental scientists and others concerned with understanding the geographical distribution of disease and the effects of environmental exposures on human health. It will be a valuable source for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in epidemiology, medicial geography, biostatistics, environmental health and environmental science as well as a useful source of reference for health policy makers, health economists, regulators and others in the field of environmental health.
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Paul Elliott is a Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine. Jon Wakefield, Nicola Best, and David Briggs are with in the Small Area Health Statistics Unit, Imperial College School of Medicine.Review:
Review from previous edition: "Spatial Epidemiology mixes practical application with theory....a very useful book for researchers at any level of experience with spatial analysis.. ..the overall text is easy to read, clear concise, serving well as both a teaching text and reference book."--Dionne Law, Chapel Hill on amazon.com
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110198515324