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Bailey, Lucianne and Langham, Julia and Chandramohan, Daniel (2005) Introduction to epidemiology (understanding public health). London: Open University Press.

Epidemiology, one of the key disciplines in public health, is concerned with describing the patterns of diseases, identifying their causes and evaluating the effectiveness of health care and public health interventions. Such information helps to promote health and treat disease. This book introduces the key elements of epidemiological methods. The book examines:
• Concepts and applications of epidemiology
• Population measures of health and disease
• Descriptive and analytical study designs
• Intervention studies
• Risk assessment and preventive strategies
• Surveillance and screening


Item Type
Book
Publication Type
International, Book
Date
2005
Call No
RC, PD
Pages
176 p.
Publisher
Open University Press
Place of Publication
London
ISBN
978-0335218332
EndNote
Accession Number
HRB 5323 (Available)

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