Epidemiology and Biostatistics Secrets

1st Edition


  • Robert Nordness
    • Print ISBN 9780323034067

    Key Features

    • Helps readers understand the applications of complex statistics to medicine and the analysis of factors determining the frequency and distribution of disease in specific populations.
    • Includes a list of the "Top 100 Secrets" to keep in mind during a rotation or residency.
    • Features a compact trim size (5 1/4" x 8 1/2") for enhanced portability.
    • Makes information easier to find with a two-color page layout and "Key Points" boxes.
    • Identifies useful websites to make it easy to find additional information on a specific topic, and provides live links in the online version.
    • Uses bulleted lists, tables, short answers, and a highly detailed index to expedite reference.
    • Features pearls, tips, memory aids, and "secrets" from the experts.

    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


    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


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