Introduction to Epidemiology: Distribution and Determinants of Disease (International edition)

Introduction to Epidemiology: Distribution and Determinants of Disease (International edition)

By: Peggy Shaffer (author), Richard Shaffer (author), Caroline Macera (author)Paperback

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Gradually immerse yourself in the science of public health while learning about cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and infectious diseases, and more. The first half of the book focuses on basic concepts in epidemiology, such as its history and integration into public health, disease occurrence, data sources, accuracy, and study design. Delving into high impact diseases and conditions, the second half guides you through the distribution and determinants of disease, including those of developing countries, while you gain a global perspective. BASICS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY: THE DISTRIBUTION AND DETERMINANTS OF DISEASE IN HUMANS, 1st Edition was written for readers with no prior knowledge of epidemiology, and includes useful online references, basic math resources, real-world problems, and an optional supplement package* for better, faster comprehension! CourseMate includes an interactive eBook, interactive learning tools, including Quizzes, Flashcards, Videos, and more.

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About Author

Caroline A. Macera, Ph.D. is a Professor of Epidemiology at the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State University. Dr. Macera has more than thirty years experience teaching epidemiology, and has published extensively in the field of epidemiology and public health. Dr. Richard Shaffer is a Professor of Epidemiology at the Graduate School of Public Health at San Diego State University. He has taught epidemiology to undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students for thirteen years. Dr. Peggy M. Shaffer is a general pediatrician who has practiced medicine for more than twenty years. She currently teaches public health to undergraduate students.

Contents

Part I: METHODS. 1. Introduction to Epidemiology. 2. Fundamentals of Epidemiology. 3. Measuring Disease Occurrence and Exposure. 4. Using Rates and Ratios. 5. Data Sources. 6. Accuracy. 7. Study Designs. Part II: APPLICATIONS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY TO SPECIFIC DISEASES. 8. Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease. 9. Epidemiology of Cancer. 10. Epidemiology of Diabetes. 11. Reproductive Epidemiology. 12. Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases. 13. Epidemiology of Vaccine Preventable Diseases. 14. Disease Transmission and Outbreak Investigations. 15. The Practice of Epidemiology in Developing Countries.

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/09/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781111540302
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 276
  • ID: 9781111540302
  • weight: 994
  • ISBN10: 1111540306
  • edition: International edition

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