Epidemiology / Leon Gordis.
By: Gordis, LeonMaterial type: TextPublisher: Philadelphia : Elsevier / Saunders, c.2014Edition: 5th edDescription: xv, 392 p. : ill. ; 26 cmISBN: 9781455737338Subject(s): Epidemiology | Epidemiologic Methods | | Nursing October2017Genre/Form: -- Text book DDC classification: 614.4
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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.