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Childhood ObesityEthical and Policy Issues

Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Policy Issues

Kristin Voigt, Stuart G. Nicholls, and Garrath Williams

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199964482
eISBN:
9780199362639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964482.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Childhood obesity has become a major concern in many countries. This book is the first to focus specifically on the ethical and policy questions raised by childhood obesity and its prevention. The ... More

Childhood Obesity PreventionInternational Research, Controversies and Interventions

Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Jennifer A. O'Dea and Michael Eriksen (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book brings together up-to-date research and experience of some of the most highly regarded childhood obesity prevention researchers, practitioners, and theorists. Controversial issues include ... More

Chronic Pain EpidemiologyFrom Aetiology to Public Health

Chronic Pain Epidemiology: From Aetiology to Public Health

Peter Croft, Fiona M. Blyth, and Danielle van der Windt (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199235766
eISBN:
9780191594816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235766.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Chronic pain is a major cause of distress, disability, and work loss, and it is becoming increasingly prevalent through the general move towards an ageing population, which impacts dramatically upon ... More

Clinical TrialsDesign, Conduct and Analysis

Clinical Trials: Design, Conduct and Analysis

Curtis L. Meinert

Published in print:
1986
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195035681
eISBN:
9780199864478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195035681.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book starts with a general discussion of clinical trials. It goes on to describe the activities of a typical study, comparing single center and multicenter trials, reviewing cost factors and ... More

Comparative Effectiveness ResearchEvidence, Medicine, and Policy

Comparative Effectiveness Research: Evidence, Medicine, and Policy

Carol M. Ashton and Nelda P. Wray

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199968565
eISBN:
9780199346080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199968565.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Americans like to believe that the medical care we get from our doctors is based on solid scientific evidence. We hear often that American medical care and medical research are the best in the world. ... More

Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place

Concepts of Addictive Substances and Behaviours across Time and Place

Matilda Hellman, Virginia Berridge, Karen Duke, and Alex Mold (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780198737797
eISBN:
9780191801280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198737797.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book presents new European work in the area of addiction studies, focusing on the temporal and spatial variances of addiction behaviours and the solution repertoires for dealing with their ... More

Concepts of EpidemiologyIntegrating the ideas, theories, principles and methods of epidemiology

Concepts of Epidemiology: Integrating the ideas, theories, principles and methods of epidemiology

Raj Bhopal

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199543144
eISBN:
9780191723995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543144.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the science that underpins health and health care, and is concerned with the pattern, frequency, and causes of disease. This book describes and illustrates epidemiology and its ... More

Coronary Heart Disease EpidemiologyFrom aetiology to public health

Coronary Heart Disease Epidemiology: From aetiology to public health

Michael Marmot and Paul Elliott (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525738
eISBN:
9780191724114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525738.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Coronary heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide affecting millions of people in both developed and developing countries. The dual aims of this book are to review the well-established ... More

Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Cost-Effectiveness in Health and Medicine

Peter J. Neumann, Theodore G. Ganiats, Louise B. Russell, Gillian D. Sanders, and Joanna E. Siegel (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190492939
eISBN:
9780190492960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190492939.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

As healthcare costs rise in the United States, debate is ongoing over how to obtain better value for dollars spent. In this context, the use of cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) is more compelling ... More

Critical Appraisal of Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials

Critical Appraisal of Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials

Mark Elwood

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198529552
eISBN:
9780191723865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529552.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book presents a logical system of critical appraisal, and facilitates studies to be evaluated and carried out effectively. This system emphasizes the central importance of cause and effect ... More

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