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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 64 new and published books in the subject of Epidemiology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Health Technology Assessment

    Using Biostatistics to Break the Barriers of Adopting New Medicines

    By Robert B. Hopkins, MA, MBA, PhD, Ron Goeree, MA

    The term health technology refers to drugs, devices, and programs that can improve and extend quality of life. As decision-makers struggle to find ways to reduce costs while improving health care delivery, health technology assessments (HTA) provide the evidence required to make better-informed...

    Published April 10th 2015 by CRC Press

  2. Bayesian Inference for Partially Identified Models

    Exploring the Limits of Limited Data

    By Paul Gustafson

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Monographs on Statistics & Applied Probability

    Bayesian Inference for Partially Identified Models: Exploring the Limits of Limited Data shows how the Bayesian approach to inference is applicable to partially identified models (PIMs) and examines the performance of Bayesian procedures in partially identified contexts. Drawing on his many years...

    Published April 1st 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  3. Mendelian Randomization

    Methods for Using Genetic Variants in Causal Estimation

    By Stephen Burgess, Simon G. Thompson

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Interdisciplinary Statistics

    Presents the Terminology and Methods of Mendelian Randomization for Epidemiological Studies Mendelian randomization uses genetic instrumental variables to make inferences about causal effects based on observational data. It, therefore, can be a reliable way of assessing the causal nature of risk...

    Published March 6th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  4. Epidemiological Criminology

    Theory to Practice

    Edited by Eve Waltermaurer, Timothy A. Akers

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    Epidemiological criminology is an emerging paradigm which explores the public health outcomes associated with engagement in crime and criminal justice. This book engages with this new theory and practice-based discipline drawing on knowledge from criminology, criminal justice, public health,...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Human Diseases from Wildlife

    By Michael R. Conover, Rosanna M. Vail

    Human Diseases from Wildlife presents information on the most prevalent and serious zoonotic diseases in the US and Canada, some of which have been national headline news like anthrax, influenza, and West Nile virus. Diseases that are caused by pathogens with the ability to infect both humans and...

    Published September 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Age-Period-Cohort Models

    Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data

    By Robert O'Brien

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Develop a Deep Understanding of the Statistical Issues of APC Analysis Age–Period–Cohort Models: Approaches and Analyses with Aggregate Data presents an introduction to the problems and strategies for modeling age, period, and cohort (APC) effects for aggregate-level data. These strategies include...

    Published August 19th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  7. Epidemiology of Electromagnetic Fields

    Edited by Martin Roosli

    Series: Biological Effects of Electromagnetics

    Appeals to a Wide Audience Fueled by more than 30 years of intensive research and debate on the impact of electromagnetic fields (EMF) on everyday life—starting with residential exposure to magnetic fields and the development of childhood cancer in the 70s and continuing with risk of...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Writing Dissertation and Grant Proposals

    Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine and Biostatistics

    By Lisa Chasan-Taber

    Competition for research funds in epidemiology, preventative medicine, and biostatistics has never been more intense and, at the same time, the grant application and review process at such agencies as the National Institutes of Health (NIH) is undergoing significant transformation. Writing...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  9. Rearing Animal and Plant Pathogen Vectors

    Edited by Karl Maramorosch, Farida Mahmood

    This book provides an integrated description of methods used to rear vectors of human, higher animal, and plant pathogens in the laboratory. It deals with diverse subject areas, and contains descriptions of standard, as well as highly specialized, methods used by medical, veterinary, entomology,...

    Published April 24th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Obesity Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Treatment

    A Multidisciplinary Approach

    Edited by Rexford S. Ahima

    The book provides a comprehensive perspective on the subject of obesity epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of obesity. The chapters provide a better understanding of obesity and obesity-related diseases and offer an integrative framework for individualized dietary and exercise programs,...

    Published February 7th 2014 by Apple Academic Press