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Health status indicators. Medical statistics and surveys

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  • Around the Globe for Women's Healthby Taraneh Shirazian; Erin Gertz

    Springer 2013; US$ 59.99

    In the increasingly globalized twenty-first century, cross-cultural communication and knowledge of culturally informed health practices are critical skills for women’s health providers. Around the Globe for Women’s Health is a concise, culturally sensitive, and clinically relevant guide that aims to increase health equity through prevention... more...

  • Medical Illuminationsby Howard Wainer

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 25.99

    Is it sensible to screen for breast or prostate cancer? Should the locations of cancer clusters be made available to the general public? When a doctor wants to perform major surgery and there's no chance for a second opinion, do you agree?The answers to these questions are not as black and white as they may first appear. Medical Illuminations presents... more...

  • Migration and Healthby Marc B. Schenker; Xóchitl Castañeda; Alfonso Rodriguez-Lainz

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    The study of migrant populations poses unique challenges owing to the mobility of these groups, which may be further complicated by cultural, educational, and linguistic diversity as well as the legal status of their members. These barriers limit the usefulness of both traditional survey sampling methods and routine public health surveillance systems.... more...

  • Quantitative Methods in Population Healthby Mari Palta

    Wiley 2003; US$ 157.00

    Each topic starts with an explanation of the theoretical background necessary to allow full understanding of the technique and to facilitate future learning of more advanced or new methods and software Explanations are designed to assume as little background in mathematics and statistical theory as possible, except that some knowledge of calculus is... more...

  • Dicing with Deathby Stephen Senn

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 36.00

    Explanation of the whys and hows of statistical reasoning in medicine and health. more...

  • Designing and Conducting Health Surveysby Lu Ann Aday; Llewellyn J. Cornelius

    Wiley 2011; US$ 72.00

    Designing and Conducting Health Surveys is written for students, teachers, researchers, and anyone who conducts health surveys. This third edition of the standard reference in the field draws heavily on the most recent methodological research on survey design and the rich storehouse of insights and implications provided by cognitive research on question... more...

  • Salud, crecimiento económico y reducción de la pobrezaby Pan American Health Organization

    Pan American Health Organization 2003; US$ 18.00

    Este informe, traducción del original en inglés publicado por la Organización Mundial de la Salud, es el resultado de la investigación y análisis de un grupo interdisciplinario, presidido por el Dr. George A.O. Alleyne y el Profesor Daniel Cohen. La razón de ser del Grupo de Trabajo fue presentar pruebas que van más allá del sector de la salud para... more...

  • Medical Statistics from A to Zby B. S. Everitt

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 49.00

    An accessible non-technical introduction to the terminology of medical statistics. more...

  • World Health Statistics 2005by Dept. of Measurement and Health Information Systems.

    World Health Organization 2005; US$ 36.00

    Focuses on a basic set of health indicators that were selected on the basis of current availability and quality of data and include the majority of health indicators that have been selected for monitoring progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). In the first part of World Health Statistics 2005, data are presented in four interrelated... more...

  • Summary Measures of Population Healthby C. Murray; A. Lopez

    World Health Organization 2002; US$ 45.00

    With increasing life expectancy, measuring population health levels on the basis of mortality rates alone has become less and less relevant in many populations. At the same time, societies invest substantial resources in promoting healthy life, in addition to preventing premature death. But how effective have these efforts been? What is the appropriate... more...