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Investigating disease patterns : the science of epidemiology / Paul D. Stolley, Tamar Lasky.

  • Stolley, Paul D.
Date
[1995], ©1995
  • Books

About this work

Publication/Creation

New York : Scientific American Library : Distributed by W.H. Freeman, [1995], ©1995.

Physical description

x, 242 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 25 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-225) and index.

Contents

Epidemics and science -- The beginnings of epidemiology -- Lung cancer: new methods of studying disease -- Heart disease: untangling the risk factors -- Hazards in the environment: finding "safe" levels -- Medicines that backfire -- Screening populations: costs, risks, and benefits -- Health care services: what works? -- The future of disease and epidemiology.

Languages

  • English


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ISBN

  • 0716750589