Epidemiology and Biostatistics Secrets

By

  • Robert Nordness, MD, Officer in Charge, Naval Underseas Medical Institute, Groton, CT; Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA

The Secrets Series® is breaking new ground again. A two-color page layout, a portable size, and a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" in biostatistics and epidemiology help readers to better meet the challenges they face today.
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Audience

Students and residents in epidemiology and biostatistics, general medicine, public health, and allied health care professions; practitioners in all fields

 

Book information

  • Published: November 2005
  • Imprint: MOSBY
  • ISBN: 978-0-323-03406-7


Table of Contents

I. Epidemiology


1. Epidemiology: A Historical Perspective


2. Introduction to Epidemiological Principles


3. Measuring Risk


4. Data Sources and Surveillance


5. Disease Transmission and Outbreak Investigation


6. Issues in Association and Causation


7. Research Model Designs


8. Evidence-based Medicine



II.Biostatistics


9. Introduction to Biostatistical Concepts


10. Describing and Summarizing Data


11. Frequency Distribution


12. Presentation of Data


13. Hypothesis Testing


14. Probability and Sampling


15. Characteristics of Diagnostic Tests


16. The Student t-test


17. Bivariate Analysis


18. Multivariate Analysis


19. Survival Analysis