Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Kowal, Deborah, author.

Title The China-U.S. partnership to prevent spina bifida : the evolution of a landmark epidemiological study / Deborah Kowal
Published Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2015


Description 1 online resource
Contents Looking for gold -- Barefoot doctors and shoe-leather epidemiologists -- Trust, control, and funding -- Suspicion and doubt -- Squeezed -- Atlas of heartache -- Hungarians and changed plans -- The community intervention -- Data cleaning -- Road's end? -- Lessons learned
Summary "An American-Chinese partnership to prevent spina bifida and related birth defects succeeded through old-fashioned field epidemiology, advocates with influence, and genuine collaboration based on personal relationships built on trust, respect, and shared problem-solving"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed July 14, 2015)
Subject Epidemiology -- China
Epidemiology -- United States
Spina bifida -- China -- Prevention
Spina bifida -- United States -- Prevention
Spina bifida -- China -- Epidemiology
Spina bifida -- United States -- Epidemiology
Epidemiologic Studies -- China
Epidemiologic Studies -- United States
Spinal Dysraphism -- prevention & control -- China
Spinal Dysraphism -- prevention & control -- United States
History, 20th Century -- China
History, 20th Century -- United States
International Cooperation -- history -- China
International Cooperation -- history -- United States
Spinal Dysraphism -- epidemiology -- China
Spinal Dysraphism -- epidemiology -- United States
MEDICAL -- Forensic Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Preventive Medicine.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
Spina bifida -- Prevention
United States
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780826520289