Epidemiology of Chronic Disease

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  • Copyright: 2012-05-11
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
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Epidemiology of Chronic Disease: Global Perspectives presents the most up-to-date information on the epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, risk factors and preventive factors of common chronic diseases. Special sections of each chapter focus on controversial topics in the epidemiology of each disease that facilitates active discussion of molecular mechanisms of disease pathogenesis and the relevant epidemiologic issues pertaining to the prevention and control of chronic diseases.Covering epidemiology of all major chronic diseases ranked in the top twenty causes of death globally, as well as selected minor conditions that significantly afflict the human population, this comprehensive text provides readers with an excellent basis for examining current hypotheses regarding chronic disease epidemiology.

Table of Contents

A HeadPreface
Part1 Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Chapter1 Global Burden of Chronic Disease: The Epidemiologic Transition
Part2 Cardiovascular Disease
Chapter2 Global Burden of Cardiovascular Disease
Chapter3 Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease
Chapter4 Epidemiology of Myocardial Infarction
Chapter5 Epidemiology of Stroke
Chapter6 Epidemiology of Hypertension
Part3 Cancer
Chapter7 Pathogenesis of Cancer
Chapter8 Theories of Carcinogenesis
Chapter9 Global Epidemiology of Cancer
Chapter10 Environmental Risk Factors of Cancer
Chapter11 Global Cancer Prevention and Control
Chapter12 Epidemiology of Lung Cancer
Chapter13 Epidemiology of Head and Neck Cancer
Chapter14 Epidemiology of Esophageal Cancer
Chapter15 Epidemiology of Stomach Cancer
Chapter16 Epidemiology of Colon Cancer
Chapter17 Epidemiology of Pancreatic Cancer
Chapter18 Epidemiology of Liver Cancer
Chapter19 Epidemiology of Breast Cancer
Chapter20 Epidemiology of Ovarian Cancer
Chapter21 Epidemiology of Cervical Cancer
Chapter22 Epidemiology of Prostate Cancer
Chapter23 Epidemiology of Urinary Bladder Cancer
Chapter24 Epidemiology of Kidney Cancer
Chapter25 Epidemiology of Sarcoma
Chapter26 Epidemiology of Malignant Melanoma
Chapter27 Epidemiology of Lymphoma
Chapter28 Epidemiology of Leukemia
Chapter29 Epidemiology of Brain Tumors
Part4 Repiratory Disease
Chapter30 Epidemiology of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Chapter31 Epidemiology of Asthma
Part5 Metabolic Disease
Chapter32 Epidemiology of Diabetes Mellitus
Chapter33 Epidemiology of Obesity
Chapter34 Epidemiology of Thyroid Disease
Chapter35 Epidemiology of Kidney Disease
Chapter36 Epidemiology of Liver Disease
Part6 Musculoskeletal Disease
Chapter37 Epidemiology of Osteoporosis
Chapter38 Epidemiology of Arthritis
Part7 Neurodegenerative Disease
Chapter39 Epidemiology of Alzheimer’s Disease
Chapter40 Epidemiology of Parkinson’s Disease
Chapter41 Epidemiology of Schizophrenia
Chapter42 Epidemiology of Epilepsy
Chapter43 Epidemiology of Multiple Sclerosis
Chapter44 Epidemiology of Suicide
Part8 Chronic Infectious Disease
Chapter45 Epidemiology of Tuberculosis
Chapter46 Epidemiology of Malaria
Chapter47 Epidemiology of HIV Disease

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