Publisher description for Modern epidemiology / Kenneth J. Rothman, Sander Greenland, and Timothy L. Lash.


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The thoroughly revised and updated Third Edition of Dr. Rothman's acclaimed Modern Epidemiology reflects the conceptual development of this evolving science and the engagement of epidemiologists with an increasing range of current public health concerns. Coauthored by three leading epidemiologists, with sixteen additional contributors, this Third Edition is the most comprehensive and cohesive text on the principles and methods of contemporary epidemiologic research. The book covers a broad range of concepts and methods, such as basic measures, study types, and field methods, as well as advanced topics in data analysis such as hierarchical regression. Chapters examine specific areas of research such as disease surveillance, ecologic studies, social epidemiology, infectious disease epidemiology, genetic and molecular epidemiology, nutritional epidemiology, environmental epidemiology, reproductive epidemiology, and clinical epidemiology.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Epidemiology -- Statistical methods.
Epidemiology -- Research -- Methodology.
Epidemiology.
Epidemiologic Methods.