Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Preventive Medicine, With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 3rd Edition

Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Preventive Medicine

3rd Edition With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

By James F. Jekel, MD, MPH, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Emeritus, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Director, Griffin-Yale Residency Program in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health, Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT; David L. Katz, MD, MPH, Associate Clinical Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health and Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Director, Yale-Griffin Preventive Research Center, Derby, CT; Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, Associate Director, Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA; and Dorothea Wild, MD, MPH, Dr. Med, Associate Director, Combined Internal Medicine/Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT


EPIDEMIOLOGY

Basic Epidemiologic Concepts and Principles

Epidemiologic Data Sources and Measurements

Epidemiologic Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation

The Study of Causation in Epidemiologic Investigation and Research

Common Research Designs Used in Epidemiology

Assessment of Risk and Benefit in Epidemiologic Studies

Understanding Errors in Clinical Medicine

Improving Decisions in Clinical Medicine


BIOSTATISTICS

Describing Variation in Data

Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing

Bivariate Analysis

Sample Size, Randomization, and Probability Theory

Multivariable Analysis


PREVENTIVE MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH

Introduction to Preventive Medicine

Methods of Primary Prevention: Health Promotion

Methods of Primary Prevention: Specific Protection

Methods of Secondary Prevention

Methods of Tertiary Prevention

The Public Health System: Structure and Function

Medical Care Organization, Policy, and Financing

Comprehensive Examination

Epidemiologic and Medical Glossary


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