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Author Somerville, Margaret, Dr.

Title Public health and epidemiology at a glance / Margaret Somerville, Kalyanaraman Kumaran, Robert Anderson.

Published Oxford : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  614.4 SOME    AVAILABLE
Physical description 94 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Series At a glance.
At a glance.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction to public health -- Epidemiology and Evidence-Based Practice -- 2. Incidence and prevalence -- 3. Risks and odds -- 4. Hierarchy of evidence and investigating causation -- 5. Bias, confounding and chance in epidemiological studies -- 6. Standardisation -- 7. Ecological and cross-sectional studies -- 8. Case-control and cohort studies -- 9. Trials (experimental studies) -- 10. Systematic reviews and meta-analysis -- 11. Diagnostic tests -- Assessing Population Health -- 12. Health and illness -- 13. Demography -- 14. Epidemiological transition -- 15.Health information -- 16. Measuring population health status -- 17 .Lifestyle determinants of health -- 18. Environmental determinants of health -- 19. Inequalities in health -- 20. Socio-economic inequalities in health -- 21. Health needs assessment -- Improving and Protecting Health -- 22. Disease prevention -- 23 Principles of disease transmission -- 24. Communicable disease control -- 25. Surveillance --
Contents note continued: 26. Immunisation -- 27. Screening principles -- 28. Screening programmes -- 29. Health promotion -- 30. Changing behaviour -- Health Economics -- 31. Economic perspectives on health -- 32. Economic evaluation -- 33. Economic perspectives on measuring health-related outcomes -- 34. Economics of public health problems -- Effective Health Care -- 35. Health care systems -- 36.Planning health services -- 37. Health care evaluation -- Self-Assessment -- Self-assessment questions -- Self-assessment answers.
Other author Kumaran, K. (Kalyanaraman)
Anderson, Rob, 1967-
Subject Public health.
Epidemiology.
ISBN 9780470654453 (paperback)
0470654457 (paperback)