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Epidemiology : principles and practical guidelines

Author: Jan van den Broeck; Jonathan R Brestoff
Publisher: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
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This textbook presents epidemiology in a practical manner, contextualized with discussions of theory and ethics, so that students and professionals from all academic backgrounds may develop a deep appreciation for how to conduct and interpret epidemiological research. Readers will develop skills to: -Search for and appraise literature critically, -Develop important research questions, -Design and implement studies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jan van den Broeck; Jonathan R Brestoff
ISBN: 9789400759893 9400759894
OCLC Number: 841485627
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction. Definition and Scope of Epidemiology / Jan Van den Broeck, Jonathan R. Brestoff --
Basic Concepts in Epidemiology / Lars Thore Fadnes, Victoria Nankabirwa, Jonathan R. Brestoff --
Roots and Future of Epidemiology / Jan Van den Broeck, Jonathan R. Brestoff --
Study Design. General Study Objectives / Jan Van den Broeck, Meera Chhagan --
The Specific Aims / Jan Van den Broeck, Jonathan R. Brestoff, Meera Chhagan --
General Study Designs / Jan Van den Broeck, Jonathan R. Brestoff, Meera Chhagan --
Study Size Planning / Jonathan R. Brestoff, Jan Van den Broeck --
Funding and Stakeholder Involvement / Jan Van den Broeck, Jonathan R. Brestoff --
The Recruitment, Sampling, and Enrollment Plan / Jan Van den Broeck, Ingvild Fossgard Sandøy --
The Measurement Plan / Jan Van den Broeck, Jonathan R. Brestoff, Ari Friedman --
The Quality Assurance and Control Plan / Jan Van den Broeck, Jonathan R. Brestoff --
The Data Management Plan / Meera Chhagan, Shuaib Kauchali --
The Analysis Plan / Jan Van den Broeck, Jonathan R. Brestoff --
Ethics Support / Emma A. Meagher, Tracy S. Ziolek, Jan Van den Broeck --
Study Conduct. Training and Study Preparations / Jan Van den Broeck, Shuaib Kauchali --
Managing the Informed Consent Process / Douladel Willie, Jan Van den Broeck, Jonathan R. Brestoff --
Accrual, Retention, and Adherence / Jan Van den Broeck, Thorkild Tylleskär, --
Questionnaires / Jan Van den Broeck, Meera Chhagan --
Maintaining Data Integrity / Jan Van den Broeck, Jonathan R. Brestoff, Meera Chhagan --
Data Cleaning / Jan Van den Broeck, Lars Thore Fadness.
Responsibility: Jan Van den Broeck, Jonathan R. Brestoff, editors.
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