Home > Books > Dictionary of Epidemiology, A
Dictionary of Epidemiology, A
View PDF

Dictionary of Epidemiology, A

Publication Year: 2014
Edition: 6th Ed.
Authors/Editor: Porta, Miquel
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-199-97673-7
Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 92
  • Description
  • Details
  • Also Recommended

Reflects the profound substantive and methodological changes that have come to characterize epidemiology and its associated disciplines.

Sponsored by the International Epidemiological Association, this book remains the essential reference for anyone studying or working in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health, medicine, or the growing number health sciences in which epidemiologic competency is now required.

More than just a dictionary, this text is an essential guidebook to the state of the science. It offers the most current, authoritative definitions of terms central to biomedical and public health literature - everything from confounding and incidence rate to epigenetic inheritance and Number Needed to Treat.

Special features:

  • An official publication of the International Epidemiological Association.
  • Clear, concise definitions accompanied by examples and illustrations.
  • Entries in clinical, environmental, life course, and social epidemiology.
  • Emphasis on epidemiologic methods, including new techniques.
  • Ideal for students and professionals in medicine, public health, and related disciplines looking for a clear introduction to the new definitions of both common and advanced terms.

New to this edition:

  • The most extensive revision in the book's six editions.
  • Core terms now better defined to reflect current standards.
  • Expanded topical coverage now includes genetics, clinical epidemiology, public health practice/policy, preventive medicine, health promotion, social sciences, and epidemiology for clinical research.

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Porta, Miquel
  • ISBN: 978-0-199-97673-7
  • Specialty:
    Epidemiology
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 6th Ed.
  • Pages: 376
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2014
  • Doody's Star Rating®:  Score: 92

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
GIDEON: Global Infectious Diseases & Epidemiology Online Network Features up-to-date information and visual tools for diagnosing diseases and following the latest trends in epidemiology and treatment.
JOTM
Derwent Drug File Derwent Drug File is the definitive source for information on all aspects of drug development, synthesis, evaluation, manufacture and use.
JOTM
Obstetrics & Gynecology Official journal of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), promotes excellence in the clinical practice of obstetrics and gynecology and closely related fields.
JOTM
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy Publishes peer reviewed scientific papers on contemporary drug therapy and pharmacy practice innovations in hospitals and health systems.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Cancer Immunotherapy Principles and Practice
The authoritative reference on cancer immunobiology and the immunotherapy treatments that harness the immune system to combat malignant disease.

Pediatric Neuroradiology: Clinical Practice Essentials
Offers concise guidelines on very complex topics related to the areas of pediatric neuroradiology in which it is crucial that radiologists make correct diagnoses.