Neuroepidemiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780125042208, 9780323138512

Neuroepidemiology

1st Edition

Theory and Method

Authors: Author Unknown
eBook ISBN: 9780323138512
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 15th January 1993
Page Count: 381
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Description

As a collection of neuroepidemiology papers, this book captures the range and excitement of the discipline. Researchers in the field have been at the forefront in the study of slow viruses, retroviral epidemiology, chronic neuroloical diseases, as well as injuries and other disabilities of the neurological system. The intersection of epidemiology, neurology, and behavioral/social science is a unique feature of this book. Furthermore, Molgaard's collection differs from similar titles in that it focuses on minorities and international work in neuroepidemiology.

Key Features

  • Covers the patterns and risk factors of the epidemiology of neurologic disease and disorders
  • Studies chronic disease epidemiology
  • Presents research methods in public health

Readership

AUDIENCE: public health officials, international health specialists, and behavioral scientists from the fields of health promotion, medical anthropology, and medical sociology.

Table of Contents

An Introduction to Neuroepidemiology. International Research in Neuroepidemiology. Multiple Sclerosis in the Faeroe Islands. The Epidemiology of Alzheimer's Disease in the People's Republic of China. An Update of the Epidemiology of Western Pacific ALS. The Epidemiology of Stroke-Related Disability. The Neuroepidemiology of HTLV-I. Social and Behavioral Components of Neuroepidemiology. Patient-Based Assessments of Health Status and Outcome for Some Neurologic Disorders. The Epidemiology of Wernick-Korsakoff Syndrome and Related Neurologic Disorders Due to Alcoholism. Cerebrovascular Disease and Smoking. The Alien Hand. Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Among Black Americans. Population Surveillance in Neuroepidemiology. Prevalence at Birth of Neural Tube Defects in California: A Population-Based Study. Lapse of Consciousness: The Impact of Litigation on Surveillance in a Defined Population. Neuroepidemiology of Intrauterine Radiation Exposure. Childhood Convulsions Associated with Cerebral Malaria in Ghana: An Example of Shoe-Leather Neuroepidemiology. The Epidemiology of Childhood Lead Poisoning. Methodological Considerations in Neuroepidemiology. The Utility of Stroke Data Banks in the Epidemiology of Cerebrovascular Disease. Biostatistics and Neuroepidemiology. A Case-Control Study of Head Injury to Elementary School Children. The Epidemiology of Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Among Hispanic Americans. Index.

Details

No. of pages:
381
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1993
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780323138512

About the Author

Author Unknown