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"Managerial Epidemiology Concepts and Cases, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive introduction to epidemiology and explains how to use epidemiological concepts and tools to improve decisions about the management of health services. Throughout the book, basic principles are presented and then expanded upon with healthcare management applications and case studies. This edition features a new approach. Rather than separating epidemiology principles from application, it blends theory and application in each chapter."--BOOK JACKET.
Steven T. Fleming is an associate professor of epidemiology and health services management in the College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky.
Table of Contents
|Concepts, Principles, and Applications|
|An Introduction to Managerial Epidemiology||p. 3|
|Infectious Disease Epidemiology||p. 17|
|Measuring and Interpreting Morbidity||p. 43|
|Healthcare Planning and Needs Assessment||p. 67|
|Quality of Care Measurement||p. 97|
|Mortality and Risk Adjustment||p. 125|
|Descriptive Epidemiology: Time, Place, Person||p. 153|
|Epidemiology and Finance|
|Epidemiology and Financial Management||p. 177|
|Cost-Effectiveness Analysis||p. 205|
|Evidence-Based Management and Medicine|
|Statistical Tools||p. 237|
|Case Control Studies||p. 267|
|Cohort Studies||p. 295|
|Randomized Clinical Trials||p. 321|
|Clinical Epidemiology and Decision Making||p. 353|
|Applications of Epidemiology to Specific Diseases|
|Cardiovascular Disease||p. 387|
|Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection||p. 417|
|Alzheimer's Disease||p. 441|
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