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Published: 17 January 2019

528 Pages


ISBN: 9780190933692

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The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Edited by Sonja A. Rasmussen and Richard A. Goodman

  • The definitive guide to field investigations of disease outbreaks and other acute public health events, assembled and curated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Codifies foundational and updated principles of CDC's Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) training in field epidemiology, applying them to investigations in local, state, national, and international settings
  • Recommendations and guidance for using new tools in field investigations, including GIS
  • Practical guidance for conducting investigations of major types of problems and in multiple settings, including outbreaks of violence, suicide, and other forms of injury; multinational outbreaks; outbreaks in healthcare and community-care settings; and environmental exposures
  • Case-study examples of lessons learned from recent field investigations
  • Written in an easy-to-read format and enriched with boxes and bulleted points to optimize utility for investigators in the field
  • An essential resource for epidemiologists and other health professionals working in local, state, national, and international settings

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