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

4th Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Author:

  • Sean Lucan
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    Table of Contents

    EPIDEMIOLOGY

    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


    BIOSTATISTICS

    Describing Variation in Data

    Statistical Inference and Hypothesis Testing

    Bivariate Analysis

    Sample Size, Randomization, and Probability Theory

    Multivariable Analysis


    PREVENTIVE MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH

    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


    APPENDIX

    Details

    No. of pages:
    420
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2014
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781455706587
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323240543

    About the author

    Sean Lucan

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Department of Family and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York