Jekel's Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine, and Public Health - 5th Edition - ISBN: 9780323642019, 9780323681001

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

5th Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Authors: Joann Elmore Dorothea Wild Heidi Nelson David Katz
eBook ISBN: 9780323681001
Paperback ISBN: 9780323642019
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 15th January 2020
Page Count: 464

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Written by renowned epidemiologists and public health experts, this unique text provides complete, concise coverage of epidemiology, biostatistics, preventive medicine, and public health in clear, easy-to-understand terms. One convenient volume delivers must-know content in four complex areas—information that’s sure to be covered in today’s classrooms and on USMLE exams—presented with a clinical focus and real-life medical examples throughout. Depth of coverage, concise writing style, outstanding online review questions, a clinical emphasis … these features and more make Jekel's your go-to resource for learning, study, and review.

Table of Contents

Section 1 – Epidemiology
1. Basic Epidemiologic Concepts and Principles
2. Epidemiological Data Measurements
3. Epidemiologic Surveillance and Epidemic Outbreak Investigation
4. The Study of Risk Factors and Causation
5. Common Research Designs and Issues in Epidemiology
6. Assessment of Risk and Benefit in Epidemiologic Studies
7. Understanding the Quality of Medical Data

Section 2 – Biostatistics
8. Describing Variation and Distribution of Data
9. Testing Hypotheses
10. Analyzing Relationships between Two Variables
11. Analyzing Relationships Between Multiple Variables
12. Using Statistics to Design Studies: Sample Size Calculation, Randomization, and Controlling for Multiple Hypotheses
13. Using Statistics to Answer Clinical Questions: Meta-analysis, Bayes Theorem and Predictive Values of Tests, and Decision Analysis
Section 3 – Preventive Medicine
14. Introduction to Preventive Medicine
15. Methods of Primary Prevention: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
16. Principles and Practice of Secondary Prevention
17. Methods of Tertiary Prevention
18. Developing Recommendations for Clinical Preventive Services

19. Chronic Disease Prevention
20. Prevention of Infectious Diseases
21. Prevention of Mental Health and Behavior Problems
22. Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
23. Injury Prevention
Section 4 – Public Health
24. Introduction to Public Health
25. The US Public Health System: Structure and Function

26. Improving Public Health in Communities
27. Disaster Epidemiology and Surveillance
28. Health Services Organization, Financing, and Quality Improvement
29. Health Care Organization, Policy, and Financing
30. Integrating Efforts for Clinical Care, Research, and Public Health Action – One Science, One Planet, One Health



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About the Authors

Joann Elmore

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine

Dorothea Wild

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Director, Combined Internal Medicine/Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Griffin Hospital, Derby, CT

Heidi Nelson

Affiliations and Expertise

Oregon Health& Science University, United States

David Katz

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Clinical Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health and Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; Director, Yale-Griffin Preventive Research Center, Derby, CT