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Published: 20 June 2014

376 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199976720

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A Dictionary of Epidemiology

Sixth Edition

Edited by Miquel Porta

  • An official publication of the International Epidemiological Association
  • Clear, concise definitions accompanied by examples and illustrations
  • Entries in clinical, environmental, life course, and social epidemiology
  • Emphasis on epidemiologic methods, including new techniques
  • Ideal for students and professionals in medicine, public health, and related disciplines looking for a clear introduction to the new definitions of both common and advanced terms

New to this Edition:

  • The most extensive revision in the book's six editions
  • Core terms now better defined to reflect current standards
  • Expanded topical coverage now includes genetics, clinical epidemiology, public health practice/policy, preventive medicine, health promotion, social sciences, and epidemiology for clinical research

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