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Teaching EpidemiologyA guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Jørn Olsen, Naomi Greene, Rodolfo Saracci, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199685004
eISBN:
9780191765315
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199685004.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

This is the fourth version of this text. The book provides suggestions for what a course in general epidemiology or a course in a specific field of epidemiology should include. The book is written by ... More

Terrorism and Public HealthA balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Terrorism and Public Health: A balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195325256
eISBN:
9780199864409
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325256.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book addresses terrorism and public health, and presents a balanced approach to strengthening systems and protecting people. It provides up-to-date, science-based expert information on, and a ... More

Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Hans-Olov Adami, David Hunter, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311174
eISBN:
9780199865093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311174.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book offers an overview of the epidemiology and primary prevention for most forms of human cancer. It summarizes concepts and methods of epidemiology, the biology of cancer, cancer genetics, and ... More

TobaccoScience, policy and public health

Tobacco: Science, policy and public health

Peter Boyle, Nigel Gray, Jack Henningfield, John Seffrin, and Witold Zatonski (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199566655
eISBN:
9780191594410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566655.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book covers the science and policy issues relevant to one of the major public health disasters of modern times. It pulls together the aetiology and burden of the myriad of tobacco-related ... More

The Trust Crisis in HealthcareCauses, Consequences, and Cures

The Trust Crisis in Healthcare: Causes, Consequences, and Cures

David A. Shore (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195176360
eISBN:
9780199865598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176360.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The lack of trust in the U.S. healthcare system brings ominous results, from decreasing health outcomes to increasing costs, from organizational inefficiencies to a pattern of litigation. The trust ... More

Understanding and Using Health ExperiencesImproving patient care

Understanding and Using Health Experiences: Improving patient care

Sue Ziebland, Angela Coulter, Joseph D. Calabrese, and Louise Locock (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665372
eISBN:
9780191748585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665372.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Narrative interviewing is an approach to eliciting people’s accounts, or stories, of their experiences. Widely used in social science research, it has gained prominence in health research since the ... More

Unequal OpportunityHealth Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Richard J. Wolitski, Ron Stall, and Ronald O. Valdiserri (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Most public health students, academicians, and practitioners readily recognize the association between racial/ethnic minority status and the disproportionate burden of preventable disease in the ... More

Urban HealthCombating Disparities with Local Data

Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Steven Whitman, Ami Shah, and Maureen Benjamins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The 1980s opened a discussion of the varying nature of health in different segments of the United States. Falling under the rubric of ‘health disparities’, a great deal of research has been published ... More

Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health CareOpportunities and barriers

Using Cost-Effectiveness Analysis to Improve Health Care: Opportunities and barriers

Peter J. Neumann

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171860
eISBN:
9780199865345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171860.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

It is widely agreed that cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) could shed light on ways for the U.S. health care system to achieve better value. However, to date American policy makers have largely ... More

War and Public Health

War and Public Health

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195311181
eISBN:
9780199865086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311181.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book has two main purposes. The first is to provide a systemic survey of information on the direct and indirect consequences of war on public health and the roles that health professionals and ... More

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