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Handbook of Epidemiology

Author: Wolfgang Ahrens; Iris Pigeot
Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Springer e-books
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The 'Handbook of Epidemiology' reviews the key issues and methodological approaches pertinent to the field, and also covers innovative areas such as molecular epidemiology, ethical aspects, practical field work, health systems research, quality control, and good epidemiological practice. Each chapter is written by one or more leading scientists.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wolfgang Ahrens; Iris Pigeot
ISBN: 9783540265771 3540265775
OCLC Number: 401411204
Description: 1 online resource (v.: digital)
Contents: Tobacco smoke and involuntary smoking --
An Introduction to Epidemiology --
Concepts and Methodological Approaches in Epidemiology --
Basic Concepts --
Rates, Risks, Measures of Association and Impact --
Descriptive Studies --
Use of Disease Registers --
Cohort Studies --
Case-Control Studies --
Modern Epidemiologic Study Designs --
Intervention Trials --
Confounding and Interaction --
Epidemiological Field Work in Population-Based Studies --
Exposure Assessment --
Design and Planning of Epidemiological Studies --
Quality Control and Good Epidemiological Practice --
Statistical Methods in Epidemiology --
Sample Size Determination in Epidemiologic Studies --
General Principles of Data Analysis: Continuous Covariables in Epidemiological Studies --
Regression Methods for Epidemiologic Analysis --
Survival Analysis --
Measurement Error --
Missing Data --
Meta-Analysis in Epidemiology --
Geographical Epidemiology --
Applications of Epidemiology --
Social Epidemiology --
Occupational Epidemiology --
Environmental Epidemiology --
Nutritional Epidemiology --
Reproductive Epidemiology --
Molecular Epidemiology --
Genetic Epidemiology --
Clinical Epidemiology --
Pharmacoepidemiology --
Screening --
Community-based Health Promotion --
Research Areas in Epidemiology --
Infectious Disease Epidemiology --
Cardiovascular Diseases --
Cancer Epidemiology --
Musculoskeletal Disorders --
Health Services Research --
Epidemiology in Developing Countries --
Ethical Aspects of Epidemiological Research.
Responsibility: edited by Wolfgang Ahrens, Iris Pigeot.

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The 'Handbook of Epidemiology' reviews the key issues and methodological approaches pertinent to the field, and also covers innovative areas such as molecular epidemiology, ethical aspects, practical field work, health systems research, quality control, and good epidemiological practice. Each chapter is written by one or more leading scientists.

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