ActivEpi is a complete multimedia presentation on CD-ROM of the material found in an introductory epidemiology course. Created by David G. Kleinbaum, a very successful textbook author and internationally renowned teacher of epidemiology and biostatistics, ActivEpi includes 15 lessons and over 50 hours of content. ActivEpi can be used in a variety of teaching formats: distance learning, self-paced learning on-campus courses, and short courses. Also, virtually all of the textual material on the ActivEpi CD-ROM is included in the ActivEpi Companion Textbook, which is also available for purchase from Springer.
Introduction.- Epidemiologic research: An overview.- Epidemiologic study designs.- Measures of disease frequency.- Measure of effect.- Measures of potential impact.- Validity and general considerations.- Selection bias.- Information bias.- Confounding.- Confounding involving several risk factors.- Statistical inferences about effect measures.- Control of extraneous factors.- Stratified analysis.- Matching.