Epidemiology 101

Epidemiology 101


  • Release: 2010-03-25
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 220 page
  • ISBN: 9780763754433
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Designed to fulfill the four essential learning outcomes of Liberal Education and Americas Promise (LEAP)a campaign of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU*)Epidemiology 101 meets the needs of instructors teaching an overview or introductory course in epidemiology. Using a clear, cohesive writing style, Epidemiology 101 covers the basics of infectious disease epidemiology, environmental epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, and psychosocial/behavioral epidemiology. Numerous tables and charts throughout the text capture the readers interest and enhance learning.

Epidemiology 101

Epidemiology 101


  • Release: 2017-03-02
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 298 page
  • ISBN: 9781284107852
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Designed to fulfill the four essential learning outcomes of Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP)—a campaign of the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AACU*)—Epidemiology 101 meets the needs of instructors teaching an overview or introductory course in epidemiology.

Essentials of Environmental Health

Essentials of Environmental Health


  • Release: 2008-07-08
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 390 page
  • ISBN: 9781449666606
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As the first title in the Essential Public Health series, Essentials of Environmental Health is a clear and comprehensive study of the major topics of environmental health, including: background of the field and “tools of the trade” (environmental epidemiology, environmental toxicology, and environmental policy and regulation); environmental diseases (microbial agents, ionizing and non-ionizing radiation); and applications and domains of environmental health (water and air quality, food safety, waste disposal, and occupational health). Perfect for the beginning student as well as the experienced health professional, each chapter concludes with study questions and exercises to engage the reader in further study. The forthcoming companion website for this edition will provide additional resources and learning aids, including PowerPoints, an instructor's manual, test questions, and flashcards.

Principles of Epidemiology Workbook

Principles of Epidemiology Workbook


  • Release: 2011-04-21
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 274 page
  • ISBN: 0763786748
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Written by the best-selling author of Introduction to Epidemiology, this interactive workbook will engage your students in learning and prepare them to successfully evaluate public health programs and effectively communicate information that can inform public health officials and individuals. Divided into five chapters, the book covers assessment, disease etiology and investigation, clinical topics, evaluation, and communication. Definitions of statistical concepts and terms used in medical and epidemiologic literature are provided throughout. Perfect as a companion resource to any introductory Epidemiology text, Principles of Epidemiology Workbook provides an introduction to epidemiologic methodology for conducting public health assessment. Readers will come away with solid foundation of basic causal theory for identifying determinants of adverse health-related states or events and will gain a better understanding of the biological principles underlying the natural course of disease.

Quantitative Methods for Health Research

Quantitative Methods for Health Research


  • Release: 2013-03-18
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 552 page
  • ISBN: 9781118693377
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Quantitative Research Methods for Health Professionals: APractical Interactive Course is a superb introductionto epidemiology, biostatistics, and research methodology for thewhole health care community. Drawing examples from a wide range of health research, thispractical handbook covers important contemporary health researchmethods such as survival analysis, Cox regression, andmeta-analysis, the understanding of which go beyond introductoryconcepts. The book includes self-assessment exercises throughout to helpstudents explore and reflect on their understanding and a cleardistinction is made between a) knowledge and concepts that allstudents should ensure they understand and b) those that can bepursued by students who wish to do so. The authors incorporate a program of practical exercises in SPSSusing a prepared data set that helps to consolidate the theory anddevelop skills and confidence in data handling, analysis andinterpretation.

Public Health 101

Public Health 101


  • Release: 2014-02-28
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 320 page
  • ISBN: 9781284040845
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From clean drinking water, to seat belts, to immunizations, the impact of public health on every individual is undeniable. For undergraduates, an understanding of the foundations of public health is an essential step toward becoming an educated citizen. Public Health 101: Healthy People––Healthy Populations provides a big-picture, population perspective on the determinants of health and disease and the tools available to protect and promote health. It examines the full range of options for intervention including use of the healthcare system, the public health system, and society-wide systems such as laws and taxation. Through case studies, vignettes, and extensive examples, readers will come away with a clear understanding of how public health affects them in their everyday lives. They will learn and apply frameworks for thinking about the issues of public health and gain a deeper understanding about the health news they are exposed to each day. Key Features: Public Health 101 fully implements the curriculum framework, learning objectives, and “enduring understandings” of undergraduate public health education as recommended by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)* and the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR). Frameworks for thinking, checklists, and step-by-step examples provide students with hands-on practice. Case studies, vignettes, and extensive illustrations reinforce the materials and provide interactive exercises for classroom discussions, homework, and examinations. A full package of instructor resources is available online at http://publichealth.jbpub.com/essential/riegelman. * To learn more about the AAC&U initiative, The Educated Citizen and Public Health, or to download the curriculum guide, log on to: www.aacu.org/public_health. Looking for more real-life evidence? Check out Essential Case Studies in Public Health, Putting Public Health into Practice.

Essentials of Infectious Disease Epidemiology

Essentials of Infectious Disease Epidemiology


  • Release: 2008
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 227 page
  • ISBN: 0763734446
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Essentials of Infectious Disease Epidemiology is devoted specifically to the methods required to study infectious disease making the perfect introduction to the field for undergraduate and introductory masters-level public health students. It will provide students with the requisite skills to conduct, evaluate, and understand the field of infectious disease epidemiology.

Global Health 101

Global Health 101


  • Release: 2015-08-06
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 576 page
  • ISBN: 9781284050547
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Rated by an independent panel as the best introductory Global Health text for undergraduates, Global Health 101, Third Edition is a clear, concise, and user-friendly introduction to the most critical issues in global health. It illustrates key themes with an extensive set of case studies, examples, and the latest evidence. Particular attention is given to the health-development link, to developing countries, and to the health needs of poor and disadvantaged people. The Third Edition is a thorough revision that offers an extensive amount of new and updated information, while maintaining clarity, simplicity, and ease of use for faculty and students. Offering the latest data on the burden of disease, the book presents unique content on key topics that are often insufficiently covered in introductory materials, such as immunization and adolescent health. Key Features: • New chapter on Adolescent Health—an important but largely uncovered topic in the existing Global Health literature • Expanded chapter on Child Health with special attention given to immunizations • Expanded coverage throughout on the topic of health disparities • The latest information on nutrition including the Global Nutrition Report of November 2014 and the Lancet Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition of 2013 • New section on Pharmaceuticals • More than 25 additional “Policy and Program” briefs that cover a range of key topics Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access with: A comprehensive, interactive eBook with embedded video links, knowledge checks and end-of-chapter quizzes Interactive practice activities including study questions Pre-loaded assessments including chapter quizzes, mid-terms, and a final exam. An expansive package of instructor materials including: sample syllabi, model policy briefs, a case study for discussion for each of the core chapters of the book, and an extensive bibliography of global health references organized by chapter.

Epidemiology of Women s Health

Epidemiology of Women s Health


  • Release: 2013-03-27
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 581 page
  • ISBN: 9780763769857
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With contributions from leading authorities in the field, this one-of-a-kind text explores the major health challenges and conditions specifically affecting women. Epidemiology of Women’s Health covers chronic, infectious, autoimmune and psychological conditions as well as the health disparities and differences in health behaviors to give the reader a comprehensive understanding of the major female-specific needs that may be useful in developing effective public health programs. The text concludes with a review of the ethical aspects of gender-specific research studies. Divided into 10 sections, the book covers the following topic areas: Introduction to Epidemiology of Women’s Health; Personal and Community-Based Health Promotion and Morbidity Prevention; Sexual Health Across the Life Span; Sexually Transmitted Infections; Chronic Psychological and Psychosocial Conditions; Endocrine & Autoimmune Conditions; Malignancies; Chronic Conditions; Aging; and Impact of Research: Lessons from the Past, Challenges of the Future.