Epidemiology Matters: A New Introduction to Methodological Foundations

Epidemiology Matters: A New Introduction to Methodological Foundations

Katherine M. Keyes, Sandro Galea


Epidemiology Matters deals a brand new method of knowing and deciding on the factors of affliction -- and with it, how you can hinder sickness and increase human future health. using visible reasons and examples, this article offers an obtainable, step by step advent to the basics of epidemiologic examine, from layout to research.

Across fourteen chapters, Epidemiology Matters teaches the person knowledge that underlie the behavior of an epidemiologic examine: selecting populations; measuring exposures and future health signs; taking a pattern; estimating institutions among exposures and overall healthiness symptoms; assessing proof for factors operating jointly; assessing inner and exterior validity of effects.

With its consequentialist procedure -- designing epidemiologic reviews that goal to notify our figuring out, and as a result enhance public well-being -- Epidemiology Matters is an introductory textual content for the subsequent iteration of scholars in drugs and public health.

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