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Author Giesecke, Johan.

Title Modern infectious disease epidemiology
Edition 2 edition
Published London ; New York : Arnold ; New York, NY : Distributed in the USA by Oxford University Press, [2002]


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Description xi, 268 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Ch. 1. What is special about infectious disease epidemiology? -- Ch. 2. Definitions -- Ch. 3. Descriptive epidemiology -- Ch. 4. Risk, relative risk and attack rate -- Ch. 5. The case-control study: odds, odds ratios - the concept of confounding -- Ch. 6. The cohort study: rates - the concept of bias -- Ch. 7. Some statistical procedures that are often used in epidemiology -- Ch. 8. Clinical epidemiology: sensitivity, specificity, misclassification -- Ch. 9. Multivariate analysis and interaction -- Ch. 10. Survival analysis -- Ch. 11. Mathematical models for epidemics -- Ch. 12. Detection and analysis of outbreaks -- Ch. 13. Routine surveillance of infectious diseases -- Ch. 14. Measuring infectivity -- Ch. 15. Studying the natural history of infectious diseases -- Ch. 16. Seroepidemiology -- Ch. 17. The study of contact patterns -- Ch. 18. Methods for deciding whether or not an illness is infectious -- Ch. 19. The epidemiology of vaccination
Ch. 20. The epidemiology of AIDS and variant CJD -- Ch. 21. Further reading
Summary Written from an infectius disease perspective throughout, this book aims to teach epidemiology to those with a background in this field. Divided into two parts, the first covers the tools of epidemiology and the second covers the role of contact pattern from an assessment angle
Analysis Infectious/contagious diseases
Notes Previous ed.: 1994
Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: page 259
Notes English
Subject Epidemiology -- Research -- Methodology.
Communicable diseases -- Epidemiology.
Communicable diseases.
Communicable Diseases.
Communicable Diseases.
Epidemiologic Methods.
LC no. 2002284687
ISBN 0340764236