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Author Fos, Peter J.

Title Epidemiology foundations : the science of public health / Peter J. Fos
Edition First edition
Published San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 281 pages) : illustrations
Contents EPIDEMIOLOGY FOUNDATIONS: The Science of Public Health; CONTENTS; FIGURES; TABLES; PREFACE; THE AUTHOR; CHAPTER 1: WHY EPIDEMIOLOGY?; CHAPTER 2: HISTORY OF EPIDEMIOLOGY; CHAPTER 3: HEALTH AND DISEASE; CHAPTER 4: DESCRIBING HEALTH AND DISEASE; CHAPTER 5: MEASURING HEALTH AND DISEASE; CHAPTER 6: EPIDEMIOLOGY STUDY DESIGNS : OBSERVATIONAL AND EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES; CHAPTER 7: USES OF EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES; CHAPTER 8: EPIDEMICS; CHAPTER 9: EPIDEMIOLOGY AND SOCIETY; CHAPTER 10: SCREENING FOR DISEASE; CHAPTER 11: COMMUNITY PUBLIC HEALTH; CHAPTER 12: EPIDEMIOLOGY TODAY; NOTES; INDEX
Summary "Epidemiology Foundations is an accessible introduction to epidemiology. This comprehensive resource covers the topic including information on its foundations, history, health and disease, descriptive epidemiology, measurement, study designs, uses, epidemics, social epidemiology, screening, community health, and global health. This book has been developed to closely respond to recommendations by the Consensus Conference on Undergraduate Public Health Education and is designed for use an introductory text for a course in epidemiology or in any class that features the topic epidemiology"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Epidemiology.
Epidemiologic Methods.
Epidemiology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0470910704 (electronic bk.)
0470910720 (electronic bk.)
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