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Epidemiology

  • Research Methods in the Study of Substance Abuseby Jonathan B. VanGeest; Timothy P. Johnson; Sonia A. Alemagno

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 179.08

    This authoritative handbook reviews the most widely-used methods for studying the use and abuse of alcohol and illegal drugs. Its thorough coverage spans the range of quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-method approaches to documenting and measuring the complex psychological, behavioral, and physical experience of substance misuse and dependence,... more...

  • Handbook of Global Tuberculosis Controlby Yichen Lu; Lixia Wang; Hongjin Duanmu; Chris Chanyasulkit; Amie J. Strong; Hui Zhang

    Springer US 2017; US$ 256.32

    This ambitious reference surveys worldwide efforts at controlling the spread of tuberculosis, with special emphasis on the developing world. Case studies from China, Pakistan, Nigeria, Indonesia, and other frontline countries demonstrate a wealth of information on clinical, cultural, socioeconomic, and other relevant factors. This compilation provides... more...

  • Mathematics of Epidemics on Networksby István Z. Kiss; Joel C. Miller; Péter L. Simon

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 67.15

    This textbook provides an exciting new addition to the area of network science featuring a stronger and more methodical link of models to their mathematical origin and explains how these relate to each other with special focus on epidemic spread on networks. The content of the book is at the interface of graph theory, stochastic processes and dynamical... more...

  • HIV/AIDS in Chinaby Zunyou Wu

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 134.31

    This book presents the history of HIV/AIDS in China, which over the last three decades has been a gripping tale of exclusion and fear, and then, by turns, of involuntary tragedy, cautious experimentation and finally vigorous response. It discusses the occurrence, development and epidemic studies and also introduces China’s policies and measures to... more...

  • Health Without Bordersby Paolo Vineis

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 27.97

    This book discusses globalization and its impact on human health. The population of the world grew from 1 billion in 1800 to 7 billion in 2012, and over the past 50 years the mean temperature has risen faster than ever before. Both factors continue to rise, as well as health inequalities. Our environment is changing rapidly, with tremendous consequences... more...

  • Pale Riderby Laura Spinney

    Random House 2017; US$ 28.19

    'Magisterial' Observer 'Riveting' Sunday Times With a death toll of between 50 and 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918–1920 was the greatest human disaster, not only of the twentieth century, but possibly in all of recorded history. And yet, in our popular conception it exists largely as a footnote to World War... more...

  • Cervical Cancerby Jaime G. de la Garza-Salazar; Flavia Morales-Vásquez; Abelardo Meneses-Garcia

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 156.69

    This book provides readers with a thorough review on cervical cancer, treatment guidelines and emerging therapies available for the disease. It reviews the epidemiology clinical features, diagnosis, and medical management of cervical cancer. Given the increasing need for preventive strategies, treatment optimization with collaborative and integrative... more...

  • Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africaby Olufunso Adebola Adedeji

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 89.53

    This book discusses the current state of cancer pathway as it is relevant to sub-Saharan Africa and highlights differences in epidemiology and the underlying problems with management. It outlines the current practice and opinions in all forms of cancer, also highlighting future prospects.  Starting by providing background information on the... more...

  • Principles of Gender-Specific Medicineby Marianne J. Legato

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 165.00

    The announcement that we had decoded the human genome in 2000 ushered in a new and unique era in biomedical research and clinical medicine. This Third Edition of Principles of Gender-Specific Medicine focuses, as in the past two editions, on the essentials of sexual dimorphism in human physiology and pathophysiology, but emphasizes the latest information... more...

  • Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Third Editionby Johan Giesecke

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 52.95

    Highly practical yet authoritative, the new edition of Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology has been thoroughly updated and revised in line with changing health concerns. This successful book continues to outline the tools available to the infectious disease student or clinician seeking a thorough background in the epidemiology of infectious and... more...