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Basic epidemiology [online]

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Internet only - free access
Edition:
2nd ed.
Author:
Length:
xi, 213 p.
Publisher:
Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization
Year:
2007
ISBN-ISSN:
9789241547079
Type:
Electronic resource
Subject:
Abstract:
Shows how to apply epidemiology to the prevention of disease and the promotion of health. Content includes: 1. What is epidemiology? -- 2. Measuring health and disease -- 3. Types of studies -- 4. Basic biostatistics: concepts and tools -- 5. Causation and epidemiology -- 6. Epidemiology and prevention: chronic noncommunicable diseases -- 7. Communicable diseases: epidemiology surveillance and response -- 8. Clinical epidemiology -- 9. Environmental and occupational epidemiology -- 10. Epidemiology, health policy and planning -- 11. First steps in practical epidemiology.
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