Primer of Epidemiology, Fifth Edition

Paperback | October 16, 2003

byGary Friedman

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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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4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW!"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...

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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 EditionWritten for physicians, medical students, and other health care professionals, this concise, oft...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:October 16, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071402586

ISBN - 13:9780071402583

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Table of Contents

PRIMER OF EPIDEMIOLOGY

Preface

Preface to the First Edition

Chapter 1. Introduction to Epidemiology

Chapter 2. Basic Measurements in Epidemiology

Chapter 3. Observations Used in Epidemiology

Chapter 4. Basic Methods of Study

Chapter 5. Descriptive Studies

Chapter 6. Cross-sectional Studies

Chapter 7. Case-Control Studies

Chapter 8. Cohort Studies

Chapter 9. Experimental Studies

Chapter 10. Clinical Studies of Disease Outcome

Chapter 11. Making Sense Out of Statistical Associations

Chapter 12. Introduction to Multivariate Analysis

Chapter 13. How to Carry Out a Study

Chapter 14. Epidemiology and Patient Care

Chapter 15. Epidemiology, Medical Care, and the Health of the Community

Chapter 16. Genetic Epidemiology

Chapter 17. Quick Review

Chapter 18. Answers to Problems

Index