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9780198785064

Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians and Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice, 3e.

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  • ISBN13:

    9780198785064

  • ISBN10:

    0198785062

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Spiral Bound
  • Copyright: 2016-05-03
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Summary

This pack brings together two titles from the Oxford Handbook series, covering key topics in epidemiology and public health at a value-for-money price.

The Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians provides all the information required by students and junior doctors who need to understand and translate key epidemiological concepts into medical practice. Unlike standard textbooks in this area, the focus throughout is on clinical applications of epidemiological knowledge.
Divided into four sections, the handbook begins with the basics of epidemiology in the clinic, moving on to the theories behind evidence-based practice, discussions of optimum methods and studies, and then ends by looking at the epidemiology of common diseases. The material is presented in a logical manner, from problems to the most appropriate solutions or tools to be applied. Interesting topics such as controversies in prevention intervention encourage discussion and thought, and the authors pose sensible and important questions throughout. This handbook is a must for all junior doctors, medical students, and clinicians who need to apply epidemiological concepts to day-to-day practice.

Fully revised and updated for the third edition, the Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice remains the first resort for all those working in this broad field. Structured to assist with practical tasks, translating evidence into policy, and providing concise summaries and real-world issues from across the globe, this literally provides a world of experience at your fingertips.

Easy-to-use, concise and practical, it is structured into seven parts that focus on the vital areas of assessment, data and information, direct action, policy, health-care systems, personal effectiveness and organisational development. Reflecting recent advances, the most promising developments in practical public health are presented, as well as maintaining essential summaries of core disciplines. This handbook is designed to assist students and practitioners around the world, for improved management of disasters, epidemics, health behaviour, acute and chronic disease prevention, community and government action, environmental health, vulnerable populations, and more.

Author Biography


Helen Ward, Professor of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK,Mireille B Toledano, Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology, Imperial College London, UK,Gavin Shaddick, Senior Lecturer in Statistics, University of Bath, UK,Bethan Davies, Clinical Research Fellow, Imperial College London, UK

Table of Contents


Oxford Handbook of Epidemiology for Clinicians
1. Epidemiology in the clinic
2. Evidence based practice
3. Epidemiological methods
4. Epidemiology of common diseases
Oxford Handbook of Public Health Practice
1. Assessment
2. Data and information
3. Direct action
4. Policy arenas
5. Health-care systems
6. Personal effectiveness
7. Organisations

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