Offers summaries of research in the field of Public Health, including key developments in epidemiology and biostatistics, environmental and occupational health, issues related to social environment and behavior, health services, and public health practice.
Guides readers from an explanation of the epidemiologic approach to disease and intervention, through the use of epidemiologic principles to identify the causes of disease, to a discussion of how epidemiology should be used to improve evaluation and public policy.
Covers the entire field of epidemiology, from statistical methods and study design, to specialized areas such as molecular epidemiology, and applications in clinical medicine and health services research.
Introduces the principles, methods and application of epidemiology for improving health and survival. Assists readers in applying basic epidemiological methods to measure health outcomes, identifying risk factors for a negative outcome, and evaluating health interventions and health services.