Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health, With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access, 4th Edition

Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health

4th Edition With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

By David L. Katz, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACP, Director, Yale University Prevention Research Center, Derby, CT; Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Attending Physician, Harborview Medical Center, Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Seattle, WA; Dorothea Wild, MD, MPH, Lecturer, School of Epidemiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Associate Program Director, Combined Internal Medicine/Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT;  and Sean C Lucan, MD, MPH, MS, Assistant Professor, Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Attending Physician, Family and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Centerx, Bronx, New York  


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


Describing Variation in Data

Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing

Bivariate Analysis

Sample Size, Randomization, and Probability Theory

Multivariable Analysis


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