2001

Epidemiology and the Delivery of Health Care Services

Methods and Applications

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ISBN: 978-0-306-46525-3 (Print) 978-0-306-47557-3 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Fundamentals

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      Pages 3-28

      An Epidemiological Framework for the Delivery of Health Care Services

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      Pages 29-50

      Measurement Issues in the Use of Epidemiological Data

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      Pages 51-74

      Descriptive Epidemiological Measures

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      Pages 75-98

      Assessing Causality

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      Pages 99-132

      Strategic Planning

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      Pages 133-154

      Evaluating Health Services, Programs, and Systems

  2. Specialty Areas

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      Pages 157-189

      Epidemiology and Health Care Quality Management

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      Pages 191-215

      Control of Transmissible Diseases in Health Care Settings

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      Pages 217-234

      Genetic Epidemiology

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      Pages 235-260

      Technology Assessment

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      Pages 261-281

      Health Risks from the Environment

  3. Spanning Topics

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      Pages 285-308

      Epidemiology and the Public Policy Process

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      Pages 309-328

      The Contribution of Epidemiological Information in Economic Decision Making

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      Pages 329-351

      Ethics, Epidemiology, and Health Service Delivery