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Handbook of Epidemiology

Editors: Ahrens, Wolfgang, Pigeot, Iris (Eds.)

  • Greatly expanded 2nd edition 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 Health Surveillance, Statistical Inference, Data Management in Epidemiology, Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology, Generalized Estimating Equations, Directed Acyclic Graphs, Life Course Epidemiology, Physical Activity Epidemiology, Radiation Epidemiology, Epidemiology of  Obesity, Epidemiology Respiratory Allergies and Asthma, Epidemiology of  Dental Diseases, Epidemiology of Digestive Diseases, Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders, Epidemiology of Diabetes

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About this Reference Work

This 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 Health Surveillance, Statistical Inference, Data Management in Epidemiology, Bayesian Methods in Epidemiology, Generalized Estimating Equations, Directed Acyclic Graphs, Life Course Epidemiology, Physical Activity Epidemiology, Radiation Epidemiology, Epidemiology of  Obesity, Epidemiology of Respiratory Allergies and Asthma, Epidemiology of  Dental Diseases, Epidemiology of Digestive Diseases, Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders, Epidemiology of  Diabetes.

All other chapters are extensively revised from  the 1st edition. This is a reference for epidemiological researchers and graduate students in public health.

About the authors

Wolfgang Ahrens is Head of the Epidemiological Methods and Etiologic Research division at the Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine, Germany.�

Iris Pigeot is Director of the Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine, Germany.

Reviews

“This is the best single source comprehensive textbook on epidemiology of human diseases, ranging from: statistical analysis to field work on the disorders. … I recommend this both as an atlas and textbook good for years to come.” (Joseph J. Grenier, Amazon.com, May, 2015)


Table of contents (60 chapters)

  • An Introduction to Epidemiology

    Ahrens, Wolfgang (et al.)

    Pages 3-41

  • History of Epidemiological Methods and Concepts

    Morabia, Alfredo

    Pages 43-74

  • Basic Concepts

    Rothman, Kenneth J. (et al.)

    Pages 75-122

  • Rates, Risks, Measures of Association and Impact

    Beichou, Jacques (et al.)

    Pages 123-185

  • Descriptive Studies

    Bray, Freddie (et al.)

    Pages 187-258

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  • ISBN 978-0-387-09835-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Epidemiology
Editors
  • Wolfgang Ahrens
  • Iris Pigeot
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: CBS Publishers, New Delhi, India
Print ISBN
978-0-387-09833-3
eReference ISBN
978-0-387-09834-0
Print + eBook ISBN
978-0-387-09835-7
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXX, 2498
Number of Illustrations and Tables
256 b/w illustrations, 24 illustrations in colour
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