A succinct and compelling discussion of epidemiology and its role in clinical medicine Medical Epidemiology provides a complete overview of the principles and concepts of epidemiology and illustrates the contemporary relationship between population-based science and the care of patients. Readers will find the most current information on patterns of disease occurrence and risk factors - all clearly linked to clinical practice through the use of Patient Profiles that appear in every chapter. It is the perfect primer for use in epidemiology courses for medical and allied health students as it utilizes a concise, straightforward, building-block approach to teaching. Epidemiologic concepts are illustrated through the full range of clinical areas and topics, including infectious diseases, cancer, Alzheimer's disease, and perinatal disorders. Learning aids include Key Concepts that appear in every chapter; numerous tables, figures, and diagrams; statistical equations; chapter-ending Summaries; and USMLE-style st
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
July 1, 2015
About the author
Raymond S. Greenberg, MD, PhD is President of the Medical University of South Carolina. While nationally recognized for his cancer research, Dr. Greenberg has also authored nearly 150 scientific publications. Additionally, Dr. Greenberg is an active participant on several national scientific advisory boards.
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