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Title Jekel's epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health / by David L. Katz ... [and others]
Edition Fourth edition
Published Philadelphia, Pa. : Saunders, 2013
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Summary Succinct yet thorough, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Preventive Medicine, 3rd Edition brings you today's best knowledge on epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health-in one convenient source. You'll find the latest on healthcare policy and financing -- infectious diseases -- chronic disease -- and disease prevention technology. This text also serves as an outstanding resource for preparing for the USMLE, and the American Board of Preventive Medicine recommends it as a top review source for its core specialty examination. Grasp and retain vital information easily thanks to quick-reference boxes that showcase key concepts and calculations; succinct text; and dynamic illustrations that facilitate learning in a highly visual approach.Spend more time reviewing and less time searching thanks to an extremely focused, "high-yield" presentation. Deepen your understanding of complex epidemiology and biostatistics concepts through clinically focused, real-life examples.
Contents 1. Basic Epidemiologic Concepts and Principles -- 2. Epidemiologic Data Measurements -- 3. Epidemiologic Surveillance and Epidemic Outbreak Investigation -- 4. The Study of Risk Factors and Causation -- 5. Common Research Designs and Issues in Epidemiology -- 6. Assessment of Risk and Benefit in Epidemiologic Studies -- 7. Understanding the Quality of Data in Clinical Medicine -- 8. Statistical Foundations of Clinical Decisions -- 9. Describing Variation in Data -- 10. Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing -- 11. Bivariate Analysis -- 12. Applying Statistics to Trial Design : Sample Size, Randomization, and Control for Multiple Hypotheses -- 13. Multivariable Analysis -- 14. Introduction to Preventive Medicine -- 15. Methods of Primary Prevention : Health Promotion -- 16. Principles and Practice of Secondary Prevention -- 17. Methods of Tertiary Prevention -- 18. Clinical Preventive Services (United States Preventive Services Task Force) -- 19. Chronic Disease Prevention -- 20. Prevention of Infectious Diseases -- 21. Mental and Behavioral Health -- 22. Occupational Medicine -- 23. Birth Outcomes : A Global Perspective -- 24. Introduction to Public Health -- 25. Public Health System : Structure and Function -- 26. Public Health Practice in Communities -- 27. Disaster Epidemiology and Surveillance -- 28. Health Management, Health Administration, and Quality Improvement -- 29. Health Care Organization, Policy, and Financing -- 30. One Health : Interdependence of People, Other Species, and the Planet -- 30. One Health : Interdependence of People, Other Species, and the Planet -- Appendix
Notes Includes Internet access
Description based on print version record
Subject Epidemiology.
Medical statistics.
Medicine, Preventive.
Public health.
Reading List HME911 prescribed text 2019
HME912 prescribed text 2019
HME921 prescribed text 2019
HME101 prescribed text 2018
HME102 prescribed text 2018
HME201 prescribed text 2018
HME202 prescribed text 2018
Form Electronic book
Author Katz, David L., 1963-
Jekel, James F.
ISBN 9781455706587 (electronic bk.)
1455706582 (electronic bk.)