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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

Community health and wellbeingAction research on health inequalities

Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Steve Cropper, Alison Porter, and Gareth Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Improving health in populations in which it is poor is a complex process. This book argues that the traditional government approach of exhorting individuals to live healthier lifestyles is not enough ... 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

Contested IllnessesCitizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Phil Brown, Rachel Morello-Frosch, and Stephen Zavestoski (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The politics and science of health and disease remain contested terrain among scientists, health practitioners, policy makers, industry, communities, and the public. Stakeholders in disputes about ... 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

Craving EarthUnderstanding Pica--the Urge to Eat Clay, Starch, Ice, and Chalk

Craving Earth: Understanding Pica--the Urge to Eat Clay, Starch, Ice, and Chalk

Sera Young

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146098
eISBN:
9780231517898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146098.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This book provides a portrait of pica, or non-food cravings, from earliest times to current times. It explains how humans have eaten earth, on purpose, for more than 2,300 years and that people also ... 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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