Pediatric Epidemiology

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Download Pediatric Epidemiology written by W. Kiess, C.-G. Bornehag, C. Gennings in PDF format. This book is under the category Medicine and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 3318061220/9783318061222. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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Specifications

book-author

W. Kiess, C.-G. Bornehag, C. Gennings

publisher

S. Karger

file-type

PDF

pages

156 pages

language

English

asin

B078SDJ962

isbn10

3318061220

isbn13

9783318061222


Book Description

Pediatric epidemiology differs significantly from general epidemiology especially when it comes to societal; ethical developmental aspects. Pediatric Epidemiology (PDF) addresses biological considerations and legal and ethical questions in dealing with pediatric and adolescent populations. Classic topics; like how to recruit representative samples; how to deal with confounding variables; and how to work with genetic information are the main areas of the ebook are also in focus. Last but not the least; this volume includes the current understanding of global trends in occurrence; transmission; and control of epidemic pediatric diseases. This ebook not only serves as a textbook for epidemiologists; geneticists; pediatricians; and child; and public health specialists but is also the main reference for those embarking on pediatric cohort studies and epidemiological studies involving the pediatric population.

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Additional information

book-author

W. Kiess, C.-G. Bornehag, C. Gennings

publisher

S. Karger

file-type

PDF

pages

156 pages

language

English

asin

B078SDJ962

isbn10

3318061220

isbn13

9783318061222

Table of contents


Table of contents :
Cover
Front Matter
Contents
Introduction
Ethical Issues in Paediatric Epidemiology
Abstract
Ethical Questions of Epidemiological Research on Children
The Vulnerability of Children as Probands
Between Health Research and Health Care – Theoretical Basis
(Institutionalised) Children in the View of Science. A Historical Retrospective of a Vulnerable Group of Probands
Good Epidemiological Practice – Ethical Guidelines for Epidemiological Research
References
Epidemiological Studies of Child Maltreatment: Difficulties and Possibilities
Abstract
Introduction
Definitions and Definition Problems
Research Sources
Population-Based Surveys
Specific Topics
Conclusions
References
Legislation on Genetic Testing in Different Countries
Abstract
Introduction
The European Union
Germany
Switzerland
France
The Netherlands
The United Kingdom
Portugal
The United States of America
Conclusions
Acknowledgement
References
The Dilemma Associated with Incidental Findings
Abstract
Incidental Findings and their Influence on Cohort Studies
The Usefulness versus the Risks of Incidental Findings for Participants
Frequency and Medical Relevance of Incidental Findings
Possible Strategy for Dealing with Incidental Findings in Cohort Studies
References
Challenges and Opportunities in Conducting Research in Developing Countries
Abstract
Background
Relevance of Research to Maternal and Child Health in Developing Countries
Prioritizing Research Areas and Topics
Translating Evidence into User-Friendly Communication Product
Conclusions and Recommendations
References
How to Recruit a Representative Sample and How to Look for It?
Abstract
Introduction
Ways to Achieve a Representative Gross Sample
Measures to Achieve Representative Response
Assessment of and Adjustment for Representativeness
References
The Epidemiology of Global Child Health
Abstract
The Child Survival Revolution
Determinants of Child Health and Survival
Equity in Global Child Health
The Need for Data
Future Challenges
References
How to Deal with Proxy-Reports
Abstract
Definitions
Proxy Perspectives
Proxy Selection
Quality of the Proxy-Report
Proxy-Reports and Missing Data
Proxy-Reports and Information Bias
Proxy Reports and Confounding
Self-Reports
Conclusions
References
Biology at a Young Age Differs from Biology at Later Ages: Developmental Aspects of Growth and Body Functions in Children and Young Adults
Abstract
Introduction
Age Determination in Children
Chronological Age Periods in Children
Gross Anatomy: Organ and Tissue Growth in Children
Body Size Measures
Longitudinal Growth Patterns
Pubertal Development
Age-Related Biochemical and Physiological Normative Reference Ranges in Children
References
Basic Epidemiology, Statistics, and Epidemiology Tools and Methods
Abstract
Hypotheses
Study Design
Data Sources
Statistical Analyses
Graphics
Hypothesis Testing and p Values
Statistical Software
Data Protection
The Concept of Standardization – What SDS Values Are For
References
How to Deal with Confounding
Abstract
Measures of Effect versus Measures of Association
Terminology
Criteria for a Confounder
Visualization of Confounding Using a DAG
Actions Against Confounding during Data Analysis
Examples of Confounding in Pediatric Epidemiology
Conclusion
References
Author Index
Subject Index

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