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The Economics of New Health TechnologiesIncentives, organization, and financing

The Economics of New Health Technologies: Incentives, organization, and financing

Joan Costa-Font, Christophe Courbage, and Alistair McGuire (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550685
eISBN:
9780191720543
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550685.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book contains an analysis of issues concerning the economic decision making regarding healthcare technologies. It includes behavioural aspects, organization and incentives for new technology ... More

Effective Sexual Health InterventionsIssues in Experimental Evaluation

Effective Sexual Health Interventions: Issues in Experimental Evaluation

Judith M. Stephenson, John Imrie, and Chris Bonell (eds)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198508496
eISBN:
9780191723797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508496.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The growing importance of the evidence-based movement has made experimental evaluation a key issue among researchers, practitioners, commissioners, and policy makers. However, experimental evaluation ... More

Epidemiologic AnalysisA Case-Oriented Approach

Epidemiologic Analysis: A Case-Oriented Approach

Steve Selvin

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195146189
eISBN:
9780199864720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146189.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

No one method using statistical tools to analyze important epidemiologic issues automatically yields the right answer, but a variety of methods creates a well-equipped tool kit, which is essential ... More

Epidemiologic MethodsStudying the Occurrence of Illness

Epidemiologic Methods: Studying the Occurrence of Illness

Thomas D. Koepsell and Noel S. Weiss

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150780
eISBN:
9780199865161
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150780.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiology seeks to describe and to understand patterns of disease occurrence in human populations. This book is an expanded introduction to the concepts and tools of epidemiologic research. The ... More

Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies

Epidemiologic Methods in Physical Activity Studies

I-Min Lee (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195183009
eISBN:
9780199865116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183009.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There is a large body of scientific evidence—much of this coming from epidemiologic studies—clearly documenting the benefits of physical activity for better health and increased longevity. Physical ... More

Epidemiologic Principles and Food Safety

Epidemiologic Principles and Food Safety

Tamar Lasky (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172638
eISBN:
9780199865727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172638.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book details the various ways in which epidemiologic methods can improve food safety. Starting with a history and background of food-borne illness, the book continues by describing the means of ... More

Epidemiological Methods in Life Course Research

Epidemiological Methods in Life Course Research

Andrew Pickles, Barbara Maughan, and Michael Wadsworth (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528487
eISBN:
9780191723940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528487.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Life course epidemiology is developing rapidly in the context of new knowledge about the biology of development and ageing and gene-environment interplay. This book is concerned with design, ... More

Epidemiology and the People’s HealthTheory and Context

Epidemiology and the People’s Health: Theory and Context

Nancy Krieger

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195383874
eISBN:
9780199893607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383874.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiology is often referred to as the science of public health. However, unlike other major sciences, its theoretical foundations are rarely articulated. While the idea of epidemiologic theory may ... More

Eras in EpidemiologyThe Evolution of Ideas

Eras in Epidemiology: The Evolution of Ideas

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300666
eISBN:
9780199863754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300666.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book provides an historical overview of epidemiology and its evolution. This book includes a section of conceptual chapters, including chapters on the relation of concepts to causes, the concept ... More

Ethics and Epidemiology

Ethics and Epidemiology

Steven S. Coughlin, Tom L. Beauchamp, and Douglas L. Weed (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195322934
eISBN:
9780199864416
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195322934.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

In the ten years since the first edition of this book was published, there have been many important ethical developments in epidemiology and related fields in public health and medicine. These ... More

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