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The Epidemiological Imagination

A Reader

by John Ashton

  • 98 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Open University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epidemiology & medical statistics,
  • Health systems & services,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Epidemiology,
  • Health/Fitness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9469932M
    ISBN 100335191002
    ISBN 109780335191000

    Chapter 1. John Snow, the Broad Street pump and after. This is an account of the work of Dr John Snow (one of the founders of epidemiology). Chapter 1 in: The . Written in an engaging and jargon-free style by a team of international and interdisciplinary experts, Modern Environments and Human Health demonstrates by example how methods, theoretical approaches, and data from a wide range of disciplines can be used to resolve longstanding questions about the second epidemiological transition.

    Is there a place for epidemiology in nursing? July ; Epidemiological research is seen by many to have immense value in helping to determine the health of populations and in helping to plan Author: Dean Whitehead. Epidemiology is the study and analysis of the distribution (who, when, and where), patterns and determinants of health and disease conditions in defined populations.. It is the cornerstone of public health, and shapes policy decisions and evidence-based practice by identifying risk factors for disease and targets for preventive photospace.siteiologists help with study design, collection, and.

    John Snow, the Broad Street pump and after -- The commoner diseases / John Ashton -- Mortality from lung cancer in asbestos workers -- Nasal cancer in the furniture and boot and shoe manufacturing industries / Donald Acheson -- Weight in infancy and death from ischaemic heart disease -- Studies on infant mortality / David Barker -- Results of case-control study of leukaemia and lymphoma among. epidemiological strategies creatively to answer specific health questions; it is not enough to know what the various study designs and statistical methodologies are. The uses and limitations of the various epidemiological study designs are presented to illustrate and underscore the fact that the successful application of epidemiology.


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