Handbook of BiosurveillanceEdited 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.
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
- 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