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Handbook of EpidemiologyThis 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 …

Handbook of EpidemiologyThe Handbook of Epidemiology provides a comprehensive overview of the field and thus bridges the gap between standard textbooks of epidemiology and dispersed publications for specialists that have a narrowed focus on specific areas. It reviews the key issues and methodological approaches pertinent to the field for which the reader pursues an expatiated overview. It thus serves both as a first orientation for the interested reader and as a starting point for an in-depth study of a specific area a…

The Lancet Handbook of Essential Concepts in Clinical Research (The Lancet Handbooks)The needs of clinicians predominate throughout the text, but these needs overlap with those of researchers especially in chapters covering randomized controlled trials. For readers to assess trials accurately they need to understand relevant guidelines on the conduct of trials that are emerging from methodological research. In presenting these discussions to clinicians these chapters will help researchers who also do randomized trials and provide a methodological background that enhances the q…

Network Epidemiology: A Handbook for Survey Design and Data Collection (International Studies in Demography)Over the past two decades, the epidemic of HIV/AIDS has challenged the public health community to fundamentally rethink the framework for preventing infectious diseases. While much progress has been made on the biomedical front in treatments for HIV infection, prevention still relies on behaviour change. This book documents and explains the remarkable breakthroughs in behavioural research design that have emerged to confront this new challenge: the study of partnership networks….

Handbook of Spatial Epidemiology (Chapman & Hall/CRC Handbooks of Modern Statistical Methods)Handbook of Spatial Epidemiology explains how to model epidemiological problems and improve inference about disease etiology from a geographical perspective. Top epidemiologists, geographers, and statisticians share interdisciplinary viewpoints on analyzing spatial data and space–time variations in disease incidences. These analyses can provide important information that leads to better decision making in public health. The first part of the book addresses general issues related to epidemiolo…

Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians and Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics (Oxford Medical Handbooks)This excellent value pack contains the Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians and the Oxford Handbook of Medical Statistics.The Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians provides all the information required by students and junior doctors who need to understand and translate key epidemiological concepts into medical practice. Unlike standard textbooks in this area, the focus throughout is on clinical applications of epidemiological knowledge. Divided into four sections, the handbook…

Essentials of Environmental Epidemiology for Health Protection: A handbook for field professionalsEssentials of Environmental Epidemiology for Health Protection guides front line public health practitioners through the decisions they are likely to face when dealing with environmental health problems. It does this by showing how to integrate relevant aspects of environmental science, communication sciences, toxicology, and most importantly environmental epidemiology skills to conduct initial investigations which encompass all relevant issues. The book uses a problem orientated style, using ca…

The Handbook of Health Behavior Change, 4th EditionChoice Outstanding Academic Title! 4 Stars – Doody’s! Praise for the Third Edition: “This work will be one that students and clinicians keep on their shelves as the gold-standard reference for health behavior change. Summing up: Essential” –Choice Substantially revised to reflect current trends in the field of health behavior change, this new edition of the highly acclaimed “gold standard” text continues to provide a comprehensive overview of behavior change as it relates to public health. It…

Handbook of Drug Abuse Prevention (Handbooks of Sociology and Social Research)This wide-ranging handbook brings together experts in the sociology of drug abuse prevention. Providing a comprehensive overview of the accumulated knowledge on prevention theory, intervention design, and development and prevention research methodology, this work also promotes prevention science as an evolving field in the practice and policy of drug abuse prevention….

Infectious Disease Epidemiology (Oxford Specialist Handbooks in Infectious Diseases)Infectious Disease Epidemiology provides a concise reference for practicing epidemiologists, and provides trainee readers with a thorough understanding of basic the concepts which are critical to understanding specialist areas of infectious disease epidemiology.Divided into two sections, part one of the book covers a comprehensive list of methods relevant to the study of infectious disease epidemiology, organised in order of increasing complexity, from a general introduction, to subjects such as…