Category : Public Health
Recognized by Book Authority as one of the best Public Health books of all time, Introduction to Epidemiology is a comprehensive, reader-friendly introduction to this exciting field. Designed for students with minimal training in the biomedical sciences and statistics, this full-color text emphasizes the application of the basic principles of epidemiology according to person, place, and time factors in order to solve current, often unexpected, and serious public health problems. Students will learn how to identify and describe public health problems, formulate research hypotheses, select appropriate research study designs, manage and analyze epidemiologic data, interpret and apply results in preventing and controlling disease and health-related events. With real-world examples in the form of case studies and news files in each chapter, Introduction to Epidemiology is an accessible and effective approach to learning epidemiology. The Eighth Edition features: - Same organization as the prior edition allowing for easier transition - New or expanded coverage of the models of causation, methods of age adjustment, age-period cohort models, incubation and latency periods, and receiver operating characteristic (ROC) curves - Clearer connection between statistical inference and causal inference - New and updated practical examples and News Files help solidify concepts and show real-world application - Updated tables and figures throughout - Access to Navigate 2 online learning materials, including a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more - A built-in adaptive learning feature enables students to take self-assessments before or after reading a chapter. Based on their performance they can map out their own custom study plan that directs them to the areas of the text to review.
- Item Weight:1.44 pounds
- Paperback:348 pages
- eText ISBN: 9781284203844
- Dimensions:8.4 x 0.7 x 10.7 inches
- Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning; 8th edition (October 15, 2019)