Book DetailAuthor/Editor(s): Wolfgang Ahrens, Iris Pigeot
Publication Date: November 14, 2013
Size: 20.1 MB
Book DescriptionThis 5-volume reference covers the entire field of epidemiology, from statistical methods and study design, to specialized areas such as molecular epidemiology, and applications in clinical medicine and health services research. This updated edition of the Handbook of Epidemiology adds 20 new chapters on: History of Epidemiological Methods and Concepts, Cluster Randomized Trials, Internet-Based Epidemiology, Misclassification, Sensitivity Analysis and Bias Analysis, Emergency and Disaster Health Surveillance, Statistical Inference, Data Management in Epidemiology, Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology, Generalized Estimating Equations, Directed Acyclic Graphs, Life Course Epidemiology, Physical Activity Epidemiology, Radiation Epidemiology, Epidemiology of Obesity, Epidemiology of Respiratory Allergies and Asthma, Epidemiology of Dental Diseases, Epidemiology of Digestive Diseases, Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders, Epidemiology of Diabetes.
All other chapters are extensively revised from the 1st edition. This is a reference for epidemiological researchers and graduate students in public health.
This is the best single source comprehensive textbook on epidemiology of human diseases, ranging from: statistical analysis to field work on the disorders. … I recommend this both as an atlas and textbook good for years to come.
--Joseph J. Grenier, Amazon.com, May, 2015