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Introduction to Epidemiologic Research Methods in Public Health Practice

Author(s): Susan Bailey, PhD, Assistant Professor, Master of Public Health Program, Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois
Deepa Handu, PhD, RD, LDN, Assistant Professor of Nutrition, MSNW Director, Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois
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  • ISBN-13: 9781449627843
  • Paperback    316 pages      © 2013
Price: $139.95 US List
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With a unique focus on research methods as applied to Epidemiology and Public Health Research, this text is unlike any others of its kind.

Tailored for multiple purposes including learning about and being equipped to evaluate research studies, conducting thesis/dissertation/capstone projects, and publishing scientific results, Epidemiologic Research Methods in Public Health Practice covers the full breadth of epidemiologic study designs and topics (case, case-control, and cohort studies). 

Unlike other research methods texts, this book includes many practical exercises and case studies which help to easily guide the student through each step of the research process. Hands-on exercises, using appropriate software, are also included to give the student a thorough understanding of the tool sets available to public health practitioners.

Key Features:

  • Includes practical exercises and case studies that guide the student through each step of the research process.
  • Offers hands-on quantitative exercises, using appropriate software
  • A comprehensive set of appendices provides students with additional resources for further research and study.
     
Acknowledgements  
Preface  
About the Authors
  Chapter  1  Overview of the Research Process
  Chapter  2  Research Goals in Epidemiology
  Chapter  3  Overview of Epidemiologic Study Designs
  Chapter  4  Research Ethics
  Chapter  5  Formulating the Research Question
  Chapter  6  Reviewing the Literature
  Chapter  7  Obtaining Subjects
  Chapter  8  Measuring Concepts
  Chapter  9  Analyzing Data
  Chapter  10  Interpreting Results
  Chapter  11  Reporting Results
  Chapter  12  Getting Accepted: Funding, Presentation, Publication

Susan Bailey, PhD-Assistant Professor, Master of Public Health Program, Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois

Deepa Handu, PhD, RD, LDN-Assistant Professor of Nutrition, MSNW Director, Benedictine University, Lisle, Illinois

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9781449627843

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BlackBoard ready Test Bank
Data Set
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Instructor Manual
Moodle ready Test Bank
Slides in PowerPoint Format
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