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Handbook of Biosurveillance

Provides a coherent and comprehensive account of the theory and practice of real-time human disease outbreak detection, explicitly recognizing the revolution in practices of infection control and public health surveillance.

Public health professionals, medical informaticians, and consultants for biodefense systems. Government health officials and decision-makers involved with public health and bioterrorism response will also find the book of interest.

Hardbound, 624 Pages

Published: May 2006

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-369378-5


  • Section Contents:PrefaceAcknowledgmentsPart I: The Challenge of BiodefensePart II: Organizations that Conduct Biosurveillance and the Data they CollectPart III: AnalysisPart IV. Other Sources of Surveillance DataPart V: Decision MakingPart VI: Building Biosurveillance SystemsEpilogue: The Future of Biosurveillance


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