Exercises in Epidemiology: Applying Principles and Methods

Paperback | September 8, 2011

byNoel S. Weiss

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Most epidemiology workbooks are used as supplements to existing texts. The student reads the chapter, finds the answers, and fills in the right blanks. This is good for understanding basic principles and methods, but for students looking for real-world examples to sharpen their skills, thereis Exercises in Epidemiology. This easy-to-use workbook features:- Over 100 questions drawn from actual studies- Answers conveniently provided behind each question, allowing students to compare notes with a senior epidemiologist- Seven chapters organized around basic epidemiologic principles, such as confounding, cohort studies, and multiple causal pathways- Case examples that increase in complexity and difficulty throughout each chapter, neatly reflecting the increase in skill in applying principles to previously unseen situations- Questions designed to assist students in identifying and overcoming limitations in design or analytic approachThis book can serve to extend students' knowledge of epidemiology beyond material presented in class or in textbooks, and in so doing can better equip them to deal with real-world issues they will face in their careers.

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Most epidemiology workbooks are used as supplements to existing texts. The student reads the chapter, finds the answers, and fills in the right blanks. This is good for understanding basic principles and methods, but for students looking for real-world examples to sharpen their skills, thereis Exercises in Epidemiology. This easy-to-us...

Noel S. Weiss, MD, DrPH, has been a faculty member at the University of Washington and at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center since 1973. At the Center, he has investigated the epidemiology of gynecologic and other forms of cancer. Dr. Weiss has also worked extensively in the areas of clinical epidemiology and epidemiologic meth...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 5.51 × 8.11 × 0.79 inPublished:September 8, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199796785

ISBN - 13:9780199796786

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Table of Contents

1. Rates and Proportions2. Causal Inference3. Confounding4. Cohort Studies5. Case-Control Studies6. Multiple Causal Pathways and Effect Modification7. Screening