Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health

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Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health is the only textbook that combines the disciplines of medical epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health in one convenient resource. Written by renowned epidemiologists and public health experts, this text presents the information you need with a clinical focus, using real-life medical examples throughout. With review questions in each chapter to maximize knowledge retention and target key areas of review, it serves as an outstanding resource for USMLE prep - and is recommended by the American Board of Preventive Medicine as a top review source for its core specialty examination!

Epidemiology, Biostatistics, & Public Health

Paperback, 420 Pages

Published: February 2013

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-0658-7



    Basic Epidemiologic Concepts and Principles

    Epidemiologic Data Sources and Measurements

    Epidemiologic Surveillance and Outbreak Investigation

    The Study of Causation in Epidemiologic Investigation and Research

    Common Research Designs Used in Epidemiology

    Assessment of Risk and Benefit in Epidemiologic Studies

    Understanding Errors in Clinical Medicine

    Improving Decisions in Clinical Medicine


    Describing Variation in Data

    Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing

    Bivariate Analysis

    Sample Size, Randomization, and Probability Theory

    Multivariable Analysis


    Introduction to Preventive Medicine

    Methods of Primary Prevention: Health Promotion

    Methods of Primary Prevention: Specific Protection

    Methods of Secondary Prevention

    Methods of Tertiary Prevention

    The Public Health System: Structure and Function

    Medical Care Organization, Policy, and Financing

    Comprehensive Examination

    Epidemiologic and Medical Glossary



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