Category: Epidemiology

Bring Out Your Dead: The Great Plague of Yellow Fever in by J. H. Powell

By J. H. Powell

2016 Reprint of 1949 version. elements in a single quantity. complete facsimile of the unique version, no longer reproduced with Optical attractiveness software program. the 1st significant American yellow fever epidemic hit Philadelphia in July 1793 and peaked throughout the first weeks of October. Philadelphia, then the nation's capital, was once the main cosmopolitan urban within the usa. thousand unfastened blacks lived there, in addition to many fresh white French-speaking arrivals from the colony of Santo Domingo, who have been fleeing from a slave uprising. significant innovative political figures lived there, and within the first week of September, Thomas Jefferson wrote to James Madison that everybody who may perhaps get away the town was once doing so. The epidemic depopulated Philadelphia: 5,000 out of a inhabitants of 45,000 died, and chronicler Mathew Carey anticipated that one other 17,000 fled. during this mental portrait of a urban in terror, J. H. Powell provides a penetrating examine of human nature revealing itself. "Bring Out Your lifeless" is an soaking up account, shape the unique assets, of an notorious tragedy that left its mark on all it touched.

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Handbook of Survival Analysis by John P. Klein, Hans C. van Houwelingen, Joseph G. Ibrahim,

By John P. Klein, Hans C. van Houwelingen, Joseph G. Ibrahim, Thomas H. Scheike

Handbook of Survival Analysis provides glossy suggestions and examine difficulties in lifetime facts research. This sector of information offers with time-to-event info that's complex by way of censoring and the dynamic nature of occasions taking place in time.

With chapters written by way of best researchers within the box, the instruction manual makes a speciality of advances in survival research concepts, protecting classical and Bayesian techniques. It offers an entire evaluate of the present prestige of survival research and will encourage extra examine within the box. obtainable to quite a lot of readers, the publication provides:

  • An advent to varied parts in survival research for graduate scholars and novices
  • A connection with glossy investigations into survival research for extra confirmed researchers
  • A textual content or complement for a moment or complex path in survival analysis
  • A beneficial consultant to statistical equipment for examining survival facts experiments for practising statisticians

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Recovery from Schizophrenia: An International Perspective: A by Kim Hopper, Glynn Harrison, Aleksandar Janca, Norman

By Kim Hopper, Glynn Harrison, Aleksandar Janca, Norman Sartorius

Within the overdue Nineteen Sixties, the realm healthiness association initiated a sequence of foreign experiences of the prevalence, features, path, and results of schizophrenia. these reviews - the biggest ever within the historical past of psychiatry - supplied very important information in regards to the affliction in teams of sufferers dwelling in several international locations and cultures, and primary centred awareness at the alterations in non permanent diagnosis for schizophrenia among the 3rd global and industrialized international locations. within the Nineties, the foreign research of Schizophrenia (ISoS) got down to relocate these matters and to figure out their medical and social prestige a few 15 to twenty-five years later.

Recovery from Schizophrenia is a accomplished account of what ISoS came upon, reporting follow-up effects for over a thousand topics tested within the previous WHO reports (and in different neighborhood reviews as well). The physique of this quantity comprises certain descriptions of the long term direction and end result of schizophrenia, including graphics of the sector study websites in 14 nations. Introductory and synoptic chapters lay out the foundation and layout of the WHO experiences culminating in ISoS, and synthesize the study's major findings. ISoS indicates that, with acceptable remedy, schizophrenia has a positive consequence for a considerable part of these bothered. The remarkable discovering of the temporary follow-up reviews - that end result used to be higher within the constructing than within the constructed international locations - is proven the following for long term path. but whereas analysis keeps to want matters in constructing nations, the numerous results for these in built countries nonetheless deals considerable cause of hope.

This ebook is the 1st of its style. the large multinational investigations upon which it's established are specific in psychiatry and cross-cultural epidemiology. Recovery from Schizophrenia should be a important source for researchers, epidemiologists, policymakers, and psychological future health pros world wide, delivering proof that helps funding within the care of people with schizophrenia.

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Biostatistics for Epidemiology and Public Health Using R by Bertram K.C. Chan PhD

By Bertram K.C. Chan PhD

“[P]rovides a accomplished reason for info research and snap shots utilizing R language, together with how R language handles vintage difficulties in case-control, cohort stories and its use in survival analysis... The content material and caliber of this booklet is great. it's a useful gizmo for figuring out using R language for biostatistical research. ranking: ninety one - four Stars!”

—Bhavesh Barad, MD, East Tennessee country collage Quillen university of medication, Doody's Reviews

Since it first seemed in 1996, the open-source programming language R has develop into more and more well known as an atmosphere for statistical research and graphical output. as well as being freely on hand, R bargains a number of merits for biostatistics, together with powerful pix functions, the facility to write down personalized services, and its extensibility. this is often the 1st textbook to provide classical biostatistical research for epidemiology and similar public wellbeing and fitness sciences to scholars utilizing the R language. in accordance with the idea that readers have minimum familiarity with statistical techniques, the writer makes use of a step-bystep method of development skills.

The textual content encompasses biostatistics from easy descriptive and quantitative data to survival research and lacking information research in epidemiology. Illustrative examples, together with real-life study difficulties and routines drawn from such parts as foodstuff, environmental healthiness, and behavioral healthiness, interact scholars and strengthen the certainty of R. those examples illustrate the replication of R for biostatistical calculations and graphical reveal of effects. The textual content covers either crucial and complicated concepts and purposes in biostatistics which are proper to epidemiology. this article is supplemented with instructing assets, together with a web consultant for college students in fixing workouts and an instructor's manual.


  • First assessment biostatistics textbook for epidemiology and public healthiness that makes use of the open-source R program
  • Covers crucial and complex concepts and purposes in biostatistics as suitable to epidemiology
  • Features plentiful examples and workouts to demonstrate the appliance of R language for biostatistical calculations and graphical monitors of results
  • Includes on-line scholar strategies advisor and instructor's manual

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Epidemiology and Culture by James A. Trostle

By James A. Trostle

This booklet indicates how practitioners within the rising box of 'cultural epidemiology' describe human healthiness, converse with varied audiences, and intrude to enhance wellbeing and fitness and stop illness. It makes use of textual and statistical photographs of ailment to explain prior and current collaborations among anthropology and epidemiology. examining epidemiology as a cultural perform is helping to bare the ways that dimension, causal considering, and intervention layout are all encouraged via trust, behavior, and theories of energy. by means of unpacking many universal affliction hazards and epidemiologic different types, this booklet unearths unexamined assumptions and indicates how sociocultural context impacts dimension of illness. Examples contain stories of epilepsy, cholera, mortality at the sizeable, breastfeeding, and adolescent smoking. The publication describes equipment as different as staring at participants, measuring social networks, and compiling facts from loss of life certificate. It argues that powerful public health and wellbeing interventions needs to paintings extra frequently and higher on the point of complete groups.

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Practical Healthcare Epidemiology: Third Edition by Ebbing Lautenbach, Keith F. Woeltje, Preeti N. Malani

By Ebbing Lautenbach, Keith F. Woeltje, Preeti N. Malani

In recent times, problems with an infection prevention and regulate, sufferer safeguard, and quality-of-care became more and more sought after in healthcare amenities. useful Healthcare Epidemiology takes a pragmatic, hands-on method of those concerns, addressing all features of an infection surveillance and prevention in transparent, easy phrases. This absolutely revised 3rd variation brings jointly the services of greater than fifty leaders in healthcare epidemiology who supply transparent, sound information on an infection prevention and keep watch over for the whole diversity of sufferers in all kinds of healthcare amenities, together with these in settings with constrained assets. a strong source for practitioners in any department of medication or public wellbeing and fitness who're occupied with an infection prevention and keep watch over, whether or not they are skilled in healthcare epidemiology or new to the sphere. “A convenient table reference and an updated primer for trainees and specialists alike” —The magazine of the yankee clinical organization “An crucial for a person within the field.”—Thomas R. Talbot, leader clinic Epidemiologist, Vanderbilt collage clinical Center  

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Epidemiology and Control of Nematodiasis in Cattle: An by R. J. Jørgensen (auth.), P. Nansen, R. Jess Jørgensen, E. J.

By R. J. Jørgensen (auth.), P. Nansen, R. Jess Jørgensen, E. J. L. Soulsby (eds.)

This ebook is the court cases of a workshop held on the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural college in Copenhagen, Denmark on 4th - sixth February, 1980, subsidized by means of the fee of the eu groups (CEO) as part of the programme of coordination of agricultural examine within the box of animal pathology. The CEO needs to thank those that took accountability for the service provider of the workshop, those that offered the papers, and all contributors. VII CONTENTS consultation I technique I tracking PASTURE INFECTIVITY AND PASTURE illness WITH INFECTIVE phases OF Dictyocaulus viviparus three R. J. J¢rgensen the right kind dealing with OF FAECAL SAMPLES USED FOR exam OF Dictyocaulus viviparus LARVAE eleven H. J. W. M. Cremers a few results OF garage at the restoration OF Dictyocaulus viviparus LARVAE FROM FAECES 17 M. T. Fox studies WITH OUR options FOR THE restoration OF NEMATODE LARVAE FROM HERBAGE H. -J. Burger 25 a strategy FOR THE restoration OF INFECTIVE TRICHOSTRONGYLE LARVAE FROM SOIL 31 okay. Bairden, J. L. Duncan and J. Armour consultation I technique II A converted and easy MCMASTER process forty five Sv. Aa. Henriksen comparability OF strategies FOR evaluate OF THE infection OF PASTURE HERBAGE WITH INFECTIVE NEMATODE LARVAE fifty one J. -P. Raynaud and L. Gruner restoration OF Ostertagia FROM THE BOVINE ABOMASAL MUCOSA by means of IMMERSION IN hot common SALINE sixty nine N. E. Downey CONTROLLED/CRITICAL exams within the review OF ANTHELMINTIC job seventy five D. D{;.

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Basiswissen Medizinische Statistik by Christel Weiß, Berthold Rzany

By Christel Weiß, Berthold Rzany

Wie intestine wirkt ein Medikament? Wie führt guy eine Studie durch? Oder wie lassen sich die charakteristischen Eigenschaften einer Datenreihe beschreiben? Die Medizinische Statistik hilft, Daten zu strukturieren, Zusammenhänge aufzudecken und Ergebnisse zu interpretieren. Und dabei müssen weder Formeln auswendig gelernt noch hergeleitet werden – die Grundlagen sind viel einfacher zu verstehen, als oftmals vermutet wird. Im Basiswissen werden dabei Zusammenhänge an einfachen Beispielen erklärt, ein Überblick über klinische und epidemiologische Studien gegeben und Inhalte, die über das Prüfungswissen hinausgehen, sind markiert. Zusammenfassungen am Kapitelende heben das Wichtigste hervor und das Glossar Englisch–Deutsch ist perfect, um englische Paper und Statistiksoftware besser zu verstehen.

Zur Prüfungsvorbereitung oder als Nachschlagewerk für Studenten, aber auch für Ärzte.

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