By Thomas C. Timmreck
Overall healthiness Sciences & Professions
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The recent, thoroughly revised, and up to date version of this vintage textual content --sponsored through the foreign Epidemiological organization (IEA) and formerly edited by way of John Last-- continues to be the definitive dictionary in epidemiology around the globe. actually, with contributions from over 220 epidemiologists and different clients of epidemiology from all over the world, it really is greater than a dictionary: it contains factors and reviews on either center epidemiologic phrases and on different clinical phrases suitable to all pros in scientific drugs and public healthiness, in addition to to execs within the different health and wellbeing, existence, and social sciences.
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Cover Design Chad Timmreck-45 design Printing and Binding Courier-Westford Cover Printing Courier-Westford Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Timmreck, Thomas C. 2nd ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. Title. 4dc21 DNLM/DLC for Library of Congress 98-15823 CIP Printed in the United States of America 03 02 01 00 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 Page v Dedication To all of my dedicated students who have enjoyed, yet diligently struggled through their epidemiology learning experiences, the second edition of this book is dedicated to you.
He has over 50 professional publications in a variety of subject areas including public health, health services, long-term care and gerontology, health education and health promotion, and behavioral health, and is the author of four nationally published books. Dr. D. in health science from the University of Utah. In addition, he holds two master's degrees, one in community health and community health education from Oregon State University and one in counseling psychology and human relations and behavior from Northern Arizona University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science from the Brigham Young University.
They also find careers in health care organizations, private and voluntary health organizations, hospitals, the military, and private industry. Epidemiologists are also employed by universities and medical schools to teach the subject or do epidemiological research. 5 The following three items are the updated purposes of epidemiology: 1. to explain the etiology (study of the cause of disease) of a single disease or group of diseases, conditions, disorders, defects, disabilities, syndromes, or death by analyzing medical and epidemiologic data using information management combined with information from any appropriate field or discipline including the social/behavioral sciences; 2.