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The Resource Public health and epidemiology at a glance, Margaret Somerville, K. Kumaran, Rob Anderson, (electronic book)

Public health and epidemiology at a glance, Margaret Somerville, K. Kumaran, Rob Anderson, (electronic book)

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Public health and epidemiology at a glance
Title
Public health and epidemiology at a glance
Statement of responsibility
Margaret Somerville, K. Kumaran, Rob Anderson
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Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This title provides a highly-illustrated, visual introduction to the key concepts of population level disease prevention. Accessible, double-page spreads help you understand and appreciate the determinants of health which impact on healthcare services and their effectiveness.
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Cataloging source
  • StDuBDS
  • StDuBDS
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Somerville, Margaret
Dewey number
614.4
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
RA425
LC item number
.S6 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kumaran, K.
  • Anderson, Rob
Series statement
At a glance series
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  • Public health
  • Epidemiology
Summary expansion
First Prize in Public health in the 2017 BMA Medical Book Awards Public Health and Epidemiology at a Glance is a highly visual introduction to the key concepts and major themes of population health. With comprehensive coverage of all the core topics covered at medical school, it helps students understand the determinants of health and their study, from personal lifestyle choices and behaviour, to environmental, social and economic factors.This fully updated new edition features:More coverage of audit and quality improvement techniquesBrand new sections on maternal and child health, and health of older peopleNew chapters on social determinants of health and guideline developmentExpanded self-assessment materialThis accessible guide is an invaluable resource for medical and healthcare students, junior doctors, and those preparing for a career in epidemiology and public health
Target audience
specialized
Label
Public health and epidemiology at a glance, Margaret Somerville, K. Kumaran, Rob Anderson, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
<p>Preface to the Second Edition</p> <p>Acknowledgements</p> <p>About the authors</p> <p>1. Introduction to Public Health</p> <p>2. Public Health Old and New</p> <p>3. Incidence and prevalence</p> <p>4. Risks and Odds</p> <p>5. Hierarchy of evidence and investigating causation</p> <p>6. Bias, confounding and chance in epidemiological studies</p> <p>7. Standardisation</p> <p>8. Ecological and cross-sectional studies</p> <p>9. Case-control studies</p> <p>10. Cohort studies</p> <p>11. Trials (experimental studies)</p> <p>12. Systematic reviews and meta-analysis</p> <p>13. Diagnostic tests</p> <p>14. Developing Guidelines</p> <p>15. Health and illness</p> <p>16. Demographic and epidemiological transitions</p> <p>17. Health Information</p> <p>18. Measuring population health status</p> <p>19. Determinants of Health</p> <p>20. Lifestyle determinants of health</p> <p>21. Social determination of health</p> <p>22. Environmental determinants of health</p> <p>23. Inequalities in health</p> <p>24. Health needs assessment</p> <p>25. Maternal and Infant health</p> <p>26. Health of older people</p> <p>27. Disease prevention</p> <p>28. Principles of disease transmission</p> <p>29. Communicable disease control</p> <p>30. Surveillance</p> <p>31. Immunisation</p> <p>32. Screening principles</p> <p>33. Screening programmes</p> <p>34. Health promotion</p> <p>35. Changing behaviour</p> <p>36. Economic perspectives on health</p> <p>37. Economic evaluation</p> <p>38. Economic perspectives on measuring health-related outcomes</p> <p>39. Economics of public health problems</p> <p>40. Health care systems</p> <p>41. Planning health services</p> <p>42. Improving services</p> <p>43. Health care evaluation</p> <p>Self-Assessment</p> <p>Self-assessment Questions</p> <p>Self-assessment Answers</p> <p>Appendix- Practical issues in conducting epidemiological studies</p> <p>Further reading</p> <p>Index</p>
Control code
AH30890181
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
128 pages
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on &#x32;Request Access&#x33;, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781118999325
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (colour), maps (colour)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Public health and epidemiology at a glance, Margaret Somerville, K. Kumaran, Rob Anderson, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
<p>Preface to the Second Edition</p> <p>Acknowledgements</p> <p>About the authors</p> <p>1. Introduction to Public Health</p> <p>2. Public Health Old and New</p> <p>3. Incidence and prevalence</p> <p>4. Risks and Odds</p> <p>5. Hierarchy of evidence and investigating causation</p> <p>6. Bias, confounding and chance in epidemiological studies</p> <p>7. Standardisation</p> <p>8. Ecological and cross-sectional studies</p> <p>9. Case-control studies</p> <p>10. Cohort studies</p> <p>11. Trials (experimental studies)</p> <p>12. Systematic reviews and meta-analysis</p> <p>13. Diagnostic tests</p> <p>14. Developing Guidelines</p> <p>15. Health and illness</p> <p>16. Demographic and epidemiological transitions</p> <p>17. Health Information</p> <p>18. Measuring population health status</p> <p>19. Determinants of Health</p> <p>20. Lifestyle determinants of health</p> <p>21. Social determination of health</p> <p>22. Environmental determinants of health</p> <p>23. Inequalities in health</p> <p>24. Health needs assessment</p> <p>25. Maternal and Infant health</p> <p>26. Health of older people</p> <p>27. Disease prevention</p> <p>28. Principles of disease transmission</p> <p>29. Communicable disease control</p> <p>30. Surveillance</p> <p>31. Immunisation</p> <p>32. Screening principles</p> <p>33. Screening programmes</p> <p>34. Health promotion</p> <p>35. Changing behaviour</p> <p>36. Economic perspectives on health</p> <p>37. Economic evaluation</p> <p>38. Economic perspectives on measuring health-related outcomes</p> <p>39. Economics of public health problems</p> <p>40. Health care systems</p> <p>41. Planning health services</p> <p>42. Improving services</p> <p>43. Health care evaluation</p> <p>Self-Assessment</p> <p>Self-assessment Questions</p> <p>Self-assessment Answers</p> <p>Appendix- Practical issues in conducting epidemiological studies</p> <p>Further reading</p> <p>Index</p>
Control code
AH30890181
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
128 pages
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
After 5 minutes Preview, click on &#x32;Request Access&#x33;, fill in a form with your details. If triggered, the book will be loaned and tied to the one user for 1 week, during which time users can read or download as they choose. 4th user request triggers auto-purchase
Isbn
9781118999325
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (colour), maps (colour)
Specific material designation
remote

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