Epidemiology / Leon Gordis.
By: Gordis, LeonMaterial type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Philadelphia : Elsevier Saunders, 2014Edition: Fifth editionDescription: xv, 392 pages : illustrations ; 26 cmISBN: 9781455737338; 145573733XSubject(s): EpidemiologyDDC classification: 614.4 LOC classification: RA651Online resources: WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
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Previous edition: 2009.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of contents The dynamics of disease transmission -- The occurrence of disease : I. Disease surveillance and measures of morbidity -- The occurrence of disease: II. Mortality and other measures of disease impact -- Assessing the validity and reliability of diagnostic and screening tests -- The natural history of disease : ways of expressing prognosis -- Assessing preventive and therapeutic measures : randomized trials -- Randomized trials : some further issues -- Cohort studies -- Case-control studies and other study designs -- Estimating risk : is there an association? -- More on risk : estimating the potential for prevention -- A pause for review : comparing cohort and case-control studies -- From association to causation : deriving inferences from epidemiologic studies -- More on causal inferences : bias, confounding, and interaction -- Identifying the roles of genetic and environmental factors in disease causation -- Using epidemiology to evaluate health services -- The epidemiologic approach to evaluating screening programs -- Epidemiology and public policy -- Ethical and professional issues in epidemiology.
Epidemiology, by educator and epidemiologist Leon Gordis, is a introduction to this complex science. Dr. Gordis leverages his vast experience teaching this subject in the classroom to introduce the basic principles and concepts of epidemiology in a clear, uniquely memorable way. He guides you from an explanation of the epidemiologic approach to disease and intervention, through the use of epidemiologic principles to identify the causes of disease, to a discussion of how epidemiology should be used to improve evaluation and public policy. It.s your best choice for an accessible yet rich understanding of epidemiology! New to this edition: Master the latest nuances in epidemiology thanks to a wealth of new and updated illustrations, examples, and epidemiologic data.