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The Resource Public health and epidemiology at a glance, Margaret Somerville, K. Kumaran, Rob Anderson

Public health and epidemiology at a glance, Margaret Somerville, K. Kumaran, Rob Anderson

Label
Public health and epidemiology at a glance
Title
Public health and epidemiology at a glance
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Somerville, K. Kumaran, Rob Anderson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance is a highly visual introduction to the key concepts and major themes of population health. With comprehensive coverage of all the core topics covered at medical school, it helps students understand the determinants of health and their study, from personal lifestyle choices and behavior, to environmental, social and economic factors. This fully updated new edition features: More coverage of audit and quality improvement techniques; Brand new sections on maternal and child health, and health of older people; New chapters on social determinants of health and guideline development; Expanded self-assessment material. This accessible guide is an invaluable resource for medical and healthcare students, junior doctors, and those preparing for a career in epidemiology and public health. -- Provided by publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
NLM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Somerville, Margaret
Dewey number
614.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA651
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2016 I-536
  • WA 105
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kumaran, K.
  • Anderson, Rob
Series statement
At a glance series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public health
  • Epidemiology
  • Medical care
  • Public Health
  • Epidemiologic Methods
  • Needs Assessment
  • Epidemiology
  • Medical care
  • Public health
Label
Public health and epidemiology at a glance, Margaret Somerville, K. Kumaran, Rob Anderson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to Public Health -- Public Health Old and New -- Incidence and prevalence -- Risks and Odds -- Hierarchy of evidence and investigating causation -- Bias, confounding and chance in epidemiological studies -- Standardization -- Ecological and cross-sectional studies -- Case-control studies -- Cohort studies -- Trials (experimental studies) -- Systematic reviews and meta-analysis -- Diagnostic tests -- Developing Guidelines -- Health and illness -- Demographic and epidemiological transitions -- Health Information -- Measuring population health status -- Determinants of Health -- Lifestyle determinants of health -- Social determination of health -- Environmental determinants of health -- Inequalities in health -- Health needs assessment -- Maternal and Infant health -- Health of older people -- Disease prevention -- Principles of disease transmission -- Communicable disease control -- Surveillance -- Immunization -- Screening principles -- Screening programmes -- Health promotion -- Changing behavior -- Economic perspectives on health -- Economic evaluation -- Economic perspectives on measuring health-related outcomes -- Economics of public health problems -- Health care systems -- Planning health services -- Improving services -- Health care evaluation -- Self-Assessment -- Self-assessment Questions -- Self-assessment Answers -- Appendix- Practical issues in conducting epidemiological studies
Control code
ocn931861037
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
x, 111 pages
Isbn
9781118999325
Lccn
2015047740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o931861037
  • (OCoLC)931861037
Label
Public health and epidemiology at a glance, Margaret Somerville, K. Kumaran, Rob Anderson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to Public Health -- Public Health Old and New -- Incidence and prevalence -- Risks and Odds -- Hierarchy of evidence and investigating causation -- Bias, confounding and chance in epidemiological studies -- Standardization -- Ecological and cross-sectional studies -- Case-control studies -- Cohort studies -- Trials (experimental studies) -- Systematic reviews and meta-analysis -- Diagnostic tests -- Developing Guidelines -- Health and illness -- Demographic and epidemiological transitions -- Health Information -- Measuring population health status -- Determinants of Health -- Lifestyle determinants of health -- Social determination of health -- Environmental determinants of health -- Inequalities in health -- Health needs assessment -- Maternal and Infant health -- Health of older people -- Disease prevention -- Principles of disease transmission -- Communicable disease control -- Surveillance -- Immunization -- Screening principles -- Screening programmes -- Health promotion -- Changing behavior -- Economic perspectives on health -- Economic evaluation -- Economic perspectives on measuring health-related outcomes -- Economics of public health problems -- Health care systems -- Planning health services -- Improving services -- Health care evaluation -- Self-Assessment -- Self-assessment Questions -- Self-assessment Answers -- Appendix- Practical issues in conducting epidemiological studies
Control code
ocn931861037
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
x, 111 pages
Isbn
9781118999325
Lccn
2015047740
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o931861037
  • (OCoLC)931861037

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