Principles of Epidemiology in Public Health Practice, Third Edition
by Richard Dicker, at al.
Publisher: CDC 2006
Number of pages: 511
This self-study book covers basic epidemiology concepts, principles, and procedures useful in the surveillance and investigation of health-related states or events. It is designed for federal, state, and local government health professionals and private sector health professionals who are responsible for disease surveillance or investigation. A basic understanding of the practices of public health and biostatistics is recommended.
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