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Occupational Epidemiology, Second Edition

2nd Edition

By Richard R. Monson

CRC Press

312 pages

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Hardback: 9780849349270
pub: 1990-04-25
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The objective of this second edition of Occupational Epidemiology is to update and extend the first edition. It includes a basic introduction to epidemiology in the occupational context and introduces new analytic methods. This volume-packed with mostly new material-empasizes the relation between occupation and a variety of illnesses. These chapters extensively cover the current epidemiologic literature on occupation and provide a valuable basic reference. This interesting work also includes case studies in occupational epidemiology. It discusses the evaluation of individual studies and the integration of information from several studies. Students as well as professionals who wish to integrate an understanding of epidemiology into their professional practice will find this book to be an indispensable resource tool.

Table of Contents

A History of Epidemiology. GENERAL EPIDEMIOLOGY. The Nature of Epidemiologic Data. The Collection of Epidemiologic Data. The Analysis of Epidemiologic Data. The Interpretation of Epidemiologic Data. OCCUPATIONAL EPIDEMIOLOGY. Studies of Occupational Groups. Occupation and Cancer. Occupation and Reproduction. Occupation and Other Diseases. Case Studies in Occupational Epidemiology. Surveys of the Health Status of Employed Persons.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED028000
MEDICAL / Epidemiology
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety