Van den Broeck / Brestoff | Epidemiology: Principles and Practical Guidelines | Buch |

Van den Broeck / Brestoff Epidemiology: Principles and Practical Guidelines

2013, 621 Seiten, Gebunden, HC runder Rücken kaschiert, Format (B × H): 160 mm x 242 mm, Gewicht: 982 g
ISBN: 978-94-007-5988-6
Verlag: Springer Netherlands

Van den Broeck / Brestoff Epidemiology: Principles and Practical Guidelines

This textbook presents epidemiology in a practical manner, contextualized with discussions of theory and ethics, so that students and professionals from all academic backgrounds may develop a deep appreciation for how to conduct and interpret epidemiological research. Readers will develop skills to: -Search for and appraise literature critically, -Develop important research questions, -Design and implement studies to address those questions, -Perform and interpret fundamental statistical estimations and tests, -Consider the ethical implications of all stages of research, -Report findings in publications, and -Advocate for change in the public health setting. Epidemiology is and will remain a discipline in motion, and this textbook aims at reflecting this dynamism and keeping pace with its momentum. This textbook is not only a classroom tool with high utility but also an essential reference and guide for those engaging in research involving human subjects.



Weitere Infos & Material

Part I Introduction
1 Definition and Scope of Epidemiology
2 Basic Concepts in Epidemiology
3 Roots and Future of Epidemiology
Part II Study Design
4 General Study Objectives
5 The Specific Aims6 General Study Designs
7 Study Size Planning
8 Sponsoring and Stakeholder Involvement
9 The Recruitment and Enrollment Plan
10 The Measurement Plan
11 The Quality Assurance and Control Plan
12 The Data Management Plan
13 The Analysis Plan
14 Ethics Support
Part III Study Conduct
15 Training and Study Preparations
16 Managing the Informed Consent Process
17 Accrual, Retention and Adherence
18 Questionnaires
19 Maintaining Data Integrity
20 Data Cleaning
21 Good Clinical Practice
Part IV: Study Analysis
22 Statistical Estimation
23 Statistical Testing
24 Statistical Modeling
25 Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses
26 The Ethics of Study Analysis
Part V Study Reporting
27 Interpretation of Findings
28 Scientific Writing
29 Reporting Data Quality
30 Dissemination to Stakeholders
31 The Ethics of Study Reporting
Subject Index


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