Handbook of Biosurveillance

Edited by

  • Michael Wagner, Real-time Outbreak and Disease Surveillance (RODS) Laboratory, Center for Biomedical Informatics University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Andrew Moore, School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Ron Aryel, Del Rey Technologies, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

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.
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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.


Book information

  • Published: May 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-369378-5

Table of Contents

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