Epidemiology and Biostatistics Secrets

1st Edition

Editor:

  • 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



    II.Biostatistics


    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

    Details

    No. of pages:
    272
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Mosby
    Print ISBN:
    9780323034067