David D. Celentano; Moyses Szklo
The sixth edition of Gordis Epidemiology, which has been completely revised, has been released by the Department of Epidemiology at Johns Hopkins University. This publication continues in the tradition of Dr. Leon Gordis, an educator and epidemiologist who won an award for his work. This best-selling textbook offers a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental concepts of epidemiology, as well as practical applications in public health and clinical practice. Throughout the text, real-world examples serve to highlight key points. The new content provides a solid foundation for understanding the role and significance of epidemiology in today’s data-driven society. This new coverage includes expanded information on genetic epidemiology, epidemiology and public policy, as well as ethical and professional issues in epidemiology.
The fundamental ideas and concepts of epidemiology are presented in a manner that is easy to understand and exceptionally easy to remember, with a wealth of full-color figures, graphs, charts, and cartoons to help you comprehend and remember important information.
reflects the way epidemiology is practiced in the modern era, with a new chapter organization progressing from observation and the development of hypotheses to the collection of data and analyses.
Included are new questions at the end of each chapter that can be used for a speedy self-assessment as well as a glossary of genetic terminology.
Provides more than 200 additional multiple-choice epidemiology self-assessment questions online.
Upgraded version of the eBook is included with the purchase. Your enhanced eBook grants you access to all of the text, figures, and references contained within the book, and you can read it on a wide range of devices.