Epidemiology and Demography in Public Health

Other | August 1, 2010

byKillewo, Japhet, Japhet Killewo

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Epidemiology and Demographyprovides practical guidance on planning and implementing surveillance and investigation of disease and disease outbreaks. Exploring contributing factors to the dynamics of disease transmission and the identification of population risks, it also includes a discussion of ehtics in epidemiology and demography including important issues of privacy vs. public safety. With a chapter on H1N1 and Bird flu, this book will be important for students and professionals in public health and epidemiology.



Focuses on the techniques of surveillance and investigation of disease

Includes biostatistics and analysis techniques

Explores the ethics of disease studies

Includes chapter discussing H1N1 and Bird Flu

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Epidemiology and Demographyprovides practical guidance on planning and implementing surveillance and investigation of disease and disease outbreaks. Exploring contributing factors to the dynamics of disease transmission and the identification of population risks, it also includes a discussion of ehtics in epidemiology and demography in...

Stella Quah (Ph.D) is Adjunct Professor, Health Services and Systems Research Program, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, National University of Singapore. Her previous appointment was as Professor of Sociology at the National University of Singapore where she started her long academic career in 1972, initially at the Department of Comm...
Format:OtherDimensions:512 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 1, 2010Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0123822017

ISBN - 13:9780123822017

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