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Epidemiology

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  • Social Epidemiologyby Lisa F. PhD Berkman; PhD Ichiro MD Kawachi; Maria ScD Glymour

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Social epidemiology is the study of how the social world influences -- and in many cases defines -- the fundamental determinants of health. This link was substantiated in the first edition of Social Epidemiology , and the generation of research that followed has fundamentally changed the way we understand epidemiology and public health. This much-awaited... more...

  • Epidemiologic Principles and Food Safetyby Tamar Lasky

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    This volume describes the various ways epidemiologic principles are applied to meet the challenges of maintaining a safe food supply. It addresses both the prevention and control of foodborne illness. Starting with a history and background of foodborne illness, the book continues by describing the means of following up on an outbreak and measuring... more...

  • Obesity Epidemiologyby Frank Hu

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    During the past twenty years there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States. An estimated thirty percent of adults in the US are obese; in 1980, only fifteen percent were. The issue is gaining greater attention with the CDC and with the public health world in general. This book offers practical information about the methodology... more...

  • Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studiesby I-Min Lee

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    Physical activity clearly is associated with decreased risk of many chronic diseases, as well as with longer life. Utilizing modern epidemiologic methods, studies of physical activity and health have been conducted since the 1940s. However physical inactivity did not gain widespread acknowledgement as a major risk factor for poor health until 1992,... more...

  • Meta-Analysis, Decision Analysis, and Cost-Effectiveness Analysisby Diana B. Petitti

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    Meta-analysis, decision analysis, and cost-effectiveness analysis are the cornerstones of evidence-based medicine. These related quantitative methods have become essential tools in the formulation of clinical and public policy based on the synthesis of evidence. All three methods are taught with increasing frequency in medical schools and schools of... more...

  • Methods in Social Epidemiologyby J. Michael Oakes; Jay S. Kaufman

    Wiley 2016; US$ 98.00 US$ 84.93

    Methods in Social Epidemiology (second edition) introduces students and researchers to theory and methods of social epidemiology. Social epidemiology is the branch of epidemiology that considers how social interactions and purposive human activity affect health. In other words, social epidemiology is about how a society’s innumerable... more...

  • Public Healthby Pranee Liamputtong

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 60.00 US$ 49.20

    Public Health: Local and Global Perspectives gives students a comprehensive overview of Australian and international public health issues. more...

  • The Case-Control Methodby Haroutune M.D. Armenian

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    Over the past fifty years, the case-control method, and to a lesser extent its case-based variants, have become the most important tools for the investigator of health problems. The case control method is the study of persons with the disease and a suitable control group of persons who do not have the disease. The book helps readers address a number... more...

  • Eras in Epidemiologyby Mervyn Susser; Zena Stein

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    In this book, the authors trace the evolution of epidemiological ideas from earliest times to the present. By examining the evolution of epidemiology as it follows the evolution of human societies, this book provides insight into our shared intellectual history and shows a way forward for future study. more...

  • Biostatisticsby Gerald van Belle; Lloyd D. Fisher; Patrick J. Heagerty; Thomas Lumley

    Wiley 2004; US$ 200.95 US$ 174.16

    A respected introduction to biostatistics, thoroughly updated and revised The first edition of Biostatistics: A Methodology for the Health Sciences has served professionals and students alike as a leading resource for learning how to apply statistical methods to the biomedical sciences. This substantially revised Second Edition brings the book into... more...