Epidemiology / Leon Gordis, MD, MPH, DrPH, Professor Emeritus of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

By: Gordis, Leon, 1934-
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier/Saunders, [2014]Edition: Fifth editionDescription: xv, 392 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781455737338 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Epidemiology | Epidemiologic MethodsLOC classification: RA 651 | .G58 2014
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.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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