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Essential Epidemiology

An Introduction for Students and Health Professionals

Authors

Penelope Webb, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Chris Bain, Andrew Page, Western Sydney University

Description

Now in its fourth edition, Essential Epidemiology is an engaging and accessible introduction to the foundations of epidemiology. It addresses the study of infectious and chronic diseases, public health and clinical epidemiology, and the role of epidemiology in a range of health monitoring and research activities. Contemporary, historical and hypothetical examples enable students to engage with content, while mathematics is kept understandable with complex mathematics housed in optional material so the book remains accessible. With over ninety questions and answers…

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Key features

  • Authored by experienced epidemiologists and academics, this book introduces concepts logically and builds knowledge from chapter to chapter
  • Written with clarity for an undergraduate audience, the book explains complicated concepts without losing the nuance or depth required for postgraduates
  • Covers the foundations of public health epidemiology while also integrating clinical epidemiology

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