Medical Epidemiology: Population Health and Effective Health Care
Recognized for its succinct and compelling discussion of epidemiology and its role in
medicine. "This is a well-written, easy to read, well-illustrated primer, which medical
students and others should read. A nice feature of the book is all key concepts are
highlighted for emphasis, with summaries at the beginning and end of each chapter."-
Doody's Review ServiceThis book provides students with an overview of the principles and
concepts of epidemiology and illustrates the complementary relationship between
population-based science and the care of patients Thoroughly updated, this new edition
features epidemiologic implications of bio-terrorism,"Patient Profiles"within each chapter,
and USMLEclinicalvignettes within the"Study Question"sectionof eachchapter.
•Gain a solid foundation of basic epidemiologic principles as well as practical applications
•Visualizeconcepts vividlythroughabundantfull-color figures,graphs,and charts.
•Check your understanding of essential information with 320 multiple-choice
epidemiologyself-assessmentquestions (120 insidethebookplus 200 moreonline).
•Access the complete contents online at Student Consult, including over 200 additional
multiple-choice epidemiology self-assessment questions not found in the book, with
answers to all questions as well as full rationales explaining why every answer is correct or