Introduction to Epidemiologic Research Methods in Public Health Practice (Paperback)

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Epidemiologic Research Methods in Public Health Practice is a unique book that focuses on quantitative methods in the field of epidemiology. This book stands out among other quantitative research texts, as it is one of the few to focus on the methods specific to the field of epidemiology, including procedures for protecting human subjects, sampling, recruiting, and research question formulation. It also contains methods for data collection, processing, and analysis, as well as techniques for publication, presentation, and funding.

Epidemiologic Research Methods in Public Health Practice offers detailed treatment of the research steps along with tools to enhance students' comprehension such as learning objectives, chapter outlines, templates, vocabulary, and study questions and exercises. Written from a real-world perspective

This book is written from a real-world perspective, with a focus on threats to validity and reliability, as well as procedures to prevent and minimize them. It is a excellent guide for students of research methods in public health, and as a reference for both students and professionals as they conduct independent research.
Key Features:
-Details of every stage of a research project--from generating the research question to publishing results.
-Study questions and exercises that can be used in the classroom or in independent research projects.
-Lessons (including mistakes) learned from practical experience.
-A comprehensive treatment of a particular stage of research in every chapter.
-Specific examples of epidemiologic studies are used to illustrate procedures and concepts.

Instructor Resources: Instructors's Manual, PowerPoint Lecture Slides, Test Bank.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781449627843
ISBN-10: 1449627846
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Publication Date: August 7th, 2012
Pages: 316
Language: English