Epidemiology, by award-winning educator and epidemiologist Leon Gordis, is a best-selling introduction to this complex science. 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! 'Overall, I think it is an excellent book for medical students and occupational medicine trainees and a useful revision and reference text for consultant occupational physicians one of the most clearly laid out and readable general epidemiology texts that I have ever seen'. Reviewed by: Occupational Medicine Date: July 2015 Key Features. • Gain a solid foundation of basic epidemiologic principles as well as practical applications in public health and clinical practice.
• Visualize concepts vividly through abundant full-color figures, graphs, and charts. • Check your understanding of essential information with 320 multiple-choice epidemiology self-assessment questions (120 inside the book plus 200 more online).
• Access the complete contents online at Student Consult, including over 200 additional multiple-choice epidemiology self-assessment questions not found in the book, with answers to all questions as well as full rationales explaining why every answer is correct or incorrect. Table of Contents. SECTION I The Epidemiologic Approach to Disease and Intervention CHAPTER 1 Introduction CHAPTER 2 The Dynamics of Disease Transmission CHAPTER 3 The Occurrence of Disease: I. Disease Surveillance and Measures of Morbidity CHAPTER 4 The Occurrence of Disease: II. Mortality and Other Measures of Disease Impact CHAPTER 5 Assessing the Validity and Reliability of Diagnostic and Screening Tests CHAPTER 6 The Natural History of Disease: Ways of Expressing Prognosis CHAPTER 7 Assessing Preventive and Therapeutic Measures: Randomized Trials CHAPTER 8 Randomized Trials: Some Further Issues SECTION II Using Epidemiology to Identify the Causes of Disease CHAPTER 9 Cohort Studies CHAPTER 10 Case-Control Studies and Other Study Designs CHAPTER 11 Estimating Risk: Is There an Association? Halion Symphonic Orchestra Vst Crack.