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Foundations of Evidence-Based Medicine: Clinical Epidemiology and Beyond, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Milos Jenicek
October 08, 2019

This comprehensive text focuses on reasoning, critical thinking and pragmatic decision making in medicine. Based on the author’s extensive experience and filled with definitions, formulae, flowcharts and checklists, this fully revised second edition continues to provide invaluable guidance to the...

The Ecology of Malaria Vectors

1st Edition

Jacques Derek Charlwood
August 19, 2019

This practical book covers all aspects of the biology of malaria vectors, with notes on the vectors of dengue. It is the first work in this field to concentrate on mosquitoes, rather than covering all disease vectors. Authored by renowned field entomologist Jacques Derek Charlwood, it...

Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology

1st Edition

Michele Kiely
July 29, 2019

First Published in 1990, Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology reviews topics that are central to reproductive and perinatal epidemiology, as well as the methodological issues surrounding research in maternal and child health. Important topics covered include prenatal care, Sudden Infant Death...

Disease Mapping: From Foundations to Multidimensional Modeling

1st Edition

Miguel A. Martinez-Beneito, Paloma Botella-Rocamora
July 17, 2019

Disease Mapping: From Foundations to Multidimensional Modeling guides the reader from the basics of disease mapping to the most advanced topics in this field. A multidimensional framework is offered that makes possible the joint modeling of several risks patterns corresponding to combinations of...

Economic Evaluation of Cancer Drugs: Using Clinical Trial and Real-World Data

1st Edition

Iftekhar Khan, Ralph Crott, Zahid Bashir
June 28, 2019

Cancer is a major healthcare burden across the world and impacts not only the people diagnosed with various cancers but also their families, carers, and healthcare systems. With advances in the diagnosis and treatment, more people are diagnosed early and receive treatments for a disease where few...

Handbook of Survival Analysis

1st Edition

John P. Klein, Hans C. van Houwelingen, Joseph G. Ibrahim, Thomas H. Scheike
June 18, 2019

Handbook of Survival Analysis presents modern techniques and research problems in lifetime data analysis. This area of statistics deals with time-to-event data that is complicated by censoring and the dynamic nature of events occurring in time. With chapters written by leading researchers in the...

The Statistical Analysis of Multivariate Failure Time Data: A Marginal Modeling Approach

1st Edition

Ross L. Prentice, Shanshan Zhao
May 16, 2019

The Statistical Analysis of Multivariate Failure Time Data: A Marginal Modeling Approach provides an innovative look at methods for the analysis of correlated failure times. The focus is on the use of marginal single and marginal double failure hazard rate estimators for the extraction of...

Analysis of Incidence Rates

1st Edition

Peter Cummings
April 15, 2019

Incidence rates are counts divided by person-time; mortality rates are a well-known example. Analysis of Incidence Rates offers a detailed discussion of the practical aspects of analyzing incidence rates. Important pitfalls and areas of controversy are discussed. The text is aimed at graduate...

Environmental Epidemiology: Exposure and Disease

1st Edition

Rodolfo Saracci, David A. Savitz, Michael D. Lebowitz, Roberto Bertollini
April 15, 2019

Published in 1996: Environmental Epidemiology: Exposure and Disease is a unique resource identifying priorities for public health research in selected areas of environmental epidemiology. Drawn from the proceedings of an international workshop on this topic, the book is a compilation of the...

Pocket Guide to Bacterial Infections

1st Edition

K Balamurugan, Prithika Udayakumar
February 13, 2019

Pocket Guide to Bacterial Infections provides information pertinent to the behaviour of bacterial cells during their interactions with different cell types of multiple host systems. This book will present the role of various bacterial pathogens affecting the host system. The book is to be organized...

Revival: Cannabis Physiopathology Epidemiology Detection (1992)

1st Edition

Gabriel G. Nahas
January 28, 2019

Cannabis Physiopathology and Detection features an outstanding collection of contributions from leading researchers around the world. Papers were presented at the Second International Colloquium on Illicit Drugs, held at the French National Academy of Medicine in April 1992. The book reviews the...

Mathematical Population Dynamics and Epidemiology in Temporal and Spatio-Temporal Domains

1st Edition

Harkaran Singh, Joydip Dhar
December 07, 2018

Mankind now faces even more challenging environment- and health-related problems than ever before. Readily available transportation systems facilitate the swift spread of diseases as large populations migrate from one part of the world to another. Studies on the spread of the communicable diseases...

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