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Philosophy in epidemiology and public health

Author: Dale R Tavris
Publisher: Commack, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, ©1997.
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Tavris, Dale R.
Philosophy in epidemiology and public health.
Commack, N.Y. : Nova Science Publishers, ©1997
(OCoLC)657303302
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale R Tavris
ISBN: 1560724269 9781560724261
OCLC Number: 36629988
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 241 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. I. Some General Considerations about Epidemiology and Public Health. Ch. 1. Epidemiology. Ch. 2. Cause. Ch. 3. Public Health. Ch. 4. My Decision to Go into Epidemiology and Public Health --
Pt. II. Some Common Misconceptions. Ch. 5. Epidemiology Versus Animal Experimentation. Ch. 6. The Overemphasis on Laboratory Tests. Ch. 7. The Abortion Controversy --
Arguments without a Focus. Ch. 8. Problems with the Infectious Disease Reporting System --
Pt. III. Common Sense. Ch. 9. Computers Versus Common Sense. Ch. 10. P Values. Ch. 11. How to Determine Causation. Ch. 12. Fluorescent Light Illness in a Building --
Pt. IV. Values and Politics. Ch. 13. Case Definitions. Ch. 14. Value Clarification in Public Health. Ch. 15. Race, "Risk Groups", and Other Sensitive Issues. Ch. 16. Who Should Make Public Health Policy? --
Pt. V. The Importance of Clarification and Quantification. Ch. 17. Concepts of Health and Disease. Ch. 18. Controversies in Disease Classification and Homosexuality. Ch. 19. Decision Tree Analysis. Ch. 20. Decisions Regarding Animal Bites and Rabies --
Pt. VI. Legal Issues. Ch. 21. The Malpractice Crisis. Ch. 22. Confidentiality Issues in Public Health. Ch. 23. The Concept of "Blame" and Legal Responsibility. Ch. 24. Public Health and the News Media --
Pt. VII. Issues for the Future. Ch. 25. The Horizons of Epidemiology. Ch. 26. Free Will in Human Behavior and Disease. Ch. 27. Psychology and Epidemiology. Ch. 28. Religion, Philosophy, and Epidemiology.
Responsibility: Dale R. Tavris.

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