A Dictionary of Epidemiology

Paperback | July 9, 2014

byMiquel Porta

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This sixth edition of A Dictionary of Epidemiology -- the most updated since its inception - reflects the profound substantive and methodological changes that have come to characterize epidemiology and its associated disciplines. Sponsored by the International Epidemiological Association, thisbook remains the essential reference for anyone studying or working in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, medicine, or the growing number health sciences in which epidemiologic competency is now required. More than just a dictionary, this text is an essential guidebook to the state of the science. It offers the most current, authoritative definitions of terms central to biomedical and public health literature - everything from confounding and incidence rate to epigenetic inheritance and Number Neededto Treat. As epidemiology continues to change and grow, A Dictionary of Epidemiology will remain its book of record.

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This sixth edition of A Dictionary of Epidemiology -- the most updated since its inception - reflects the profound substantive and methodological changes that have come to characterize epidemiology and its associated disciplines. Sponsored by the International Epidemiological Association, thisbook remains the essential reference for an...

Miquel Porta is a physician, epidemiologist and scholar from Barcelona who pioneered clinical and molecular epidemiology in Europe and has promoted the integration of biological, clinical, environmental, and social knowledge and methods in research and teaching worldwide. Porta has served as a visiting scientist at many global institut...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:384 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:July 9, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199976732

ISBN - 13:9780199976737

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ForewordPrefaceAcknowledgementsAbout this DictionaryReferences