Table of contents for A history of epidemiologic methods and concepts / edited by Alfredo Morabia.
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From the contents:
Introduction.- Cohort analysis.- Cohort studies: history of the method.- The changing assessments of John Snow's and William Farr's cholera studies.- Changing images of John Snow in the history of epidemiology.- Methods of outbreak investigation in the "Era of Bacteriology" 1880-1920.- Constructing vital statistics: Thomas Rowe Edmonds and William Farr, 1835-1845.- Statistical methods in epidemiology: Karl Pearson, Ronald Ross, Major Greenwood and Austin Bradford Hill, 1900-1945.- History of bias.- The history of confounding.- Origins and early development of the case-control study: A short history of pathology registries, with emphasis on cancer registries.- Causality in epidemiology.- Issues of causality in the history of occupational epidemiology.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Epidemiology -- History.