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Epidemiological Studies

A Practical Guide

by Alan J. Silman

  • 250 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epidemiology & medical statistics,
  • Research & Methodology,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Research,
  • Epidemiology - Methodology,
  • Medical / Dentistry / General,
  • Epidemiologic Methods,
  • Methodology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7740679M
    ISBN 100521433711
    ISBN 109780521433716


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Like the clinical findings and pathology, the epidemiology of a disease is an integral part of its basic description. The subject has its special techniques of data collection and interpretation, and its necessary jargon for technical terms.

This short book aims Epidemiological Studies book provide an ABC of the epidemiological approach, its terminology, and its methods. This is a major strength of the book. Epidemiological Studies accomplishes its stated purpose of providing information to help readers write better grants and avoid common mistakes when planning and carrying out epidemiological studies.

It stimulates thinking about major issues such as study design and : Paperback. Epidemiological Studies: A Practical Guide focuses on the practical challenges of epidemiological data collection.

Essential topics, such as how to choose the population to study, how to maximise participation and retention, and how to frame questions so that subjects provide the information required, are the core of the material by: The China Study is a book by T.

Colin Campbell and his son, Thomas M. Campbell II. It was first Epidemiological Studies book in the United States in January and had sold over one million copies as of Octobermaking it one of America's best-selling books about : T.

Colin Campbell, Ph.D. and Thomas M. To know the various study designs, their assumptions, advantages, and disadvantages that could be applied to identify associations between phenotypes and genomic variants z Course objective #8: To appreciate use of epidemiologic study designs for a variety of applications of potential practical importance z.

Three measures of disease occurrence are commonly used in incidence studies. 9 Perhaps the most common measure is the person–time ‘incidence rate’; a second measure is the ‘incidence proportion’ (average risk), which is the proportion of study subjects who experience the outcome of interest at any time during the follow-up period.

A third possible measure is the Cited by: This volume provides a practical, hands on guide to the design, planning, conduct, analysis, and interpretation of epidemiological studies. The learning points are applicable to all human studies of health and disease that require the collection and analysis of data to answer questions on disease risk, health outcomes, and the effects of interventions in ‘real world’ populations.

Each main chapter includes self-test questions, with answers provided, making the book ideally suited to readers with no prior epidemiological orstatistical ped over four editions, Critical Appraisal of Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials is an invaluable aid to the effective assessment of new studies in epidemiology.

Cohort Studies. In a cohort study, the investigator typically selects a group of exposed and a group of unexposed individuals and follows both groups over time to determine disease occurrence in relation to the the radiation epidemiology field, when individual exposures or doses are available, cohort studies typically examine gradients of exposure.

Epidemiological - Free download Ebook, Handbook, Textbook, User Guide PDF files on the internet quickly and easily. The case studies require students to apply their epidemiologic knowledge and skills to problems confronted by public health practitioners at the local, state, and national level every day.

Web-based Case Study. Use as a self-study or in the classroom. Classroom Case Studies. Following on in the footsteps of its acclaimed and popular predecessor, this new edition builds on the successful features that engaged readers of the first edition: it explains the principles and practice of epidemiology and serves as a handbook for those who wish to do epidemiology; it uses relevant exercises and examples, taken from real life, to illustrate how to.

intervention studies. Individual-level studies Although an "epidemiologic transition" appears to be underway, most analytic studies have the person as the unit of data collection and analysis. Thus, the four classic analytic study designs are generally thought of in relation to individual-level studies, though as we shall see they can also be.

This book presents a system of critical appraisal applicable to clinical, epidemiological and public health studies and to many other fields. It assumes no prior knowledge. The methods are relevant to students, practitioners and policymakers. The book shows how to assess if the results of one study or of many studies show a causal effect.

The book discusses study designs:. This book introduces the basic methods for infectious disease epidemiology and case studies of important disease syndromes and entities. Methods include definitions and nomenclature, outbreak investigations, disease surveillance, case control studies, cohort studies, laboratory diagnosis, molecular epidemiology.

Author(s): Johns Hopkins University. The sections of the book that I especially liked put the emphasis on the day-to-day running of an epidemiological study. One can read as much theory as one wants and still be unable to design a study suitable to a particular setting.

The book outlines the systematic review process for the establishment of causal effect within single and multiple studies. Focusing primarily on study design, it covers randomized and non-randomized trials, cohort studies, case-control studies, and surveys, showing the presentation of results including person-time and survival analysis, and.

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Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This book presents a log /5(5). Epidemiological studies have provided evidence that occupational and/or environmental exposure to cadmium is associated with human lung cancers and possibly cancers in other tissues, but the mechanisms underlying cadmium carcinogenesis remain poorly understood.

In rat liver cells, cadmium was an effective inhibitor of DNA methyltransferase and.