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Network Epidemiology: A Handbook for Survey Design and Data Collection

Martina Morris (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199269013
eISBN:
9780191601330
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199269017.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

For epidemiologists and public health professionals, the global epidemic of HIV/AIDS has provoked a fundamental re-examination of infectious disease prevention and the research needed to support it. ... More


Venous Thromboembolism in Advanced Disease: A clinical guide

Simon I R Noble, Miriam J Johnson, and Agnes Y Y Lee (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199232048
eISBN:
9780191730337
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232048.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

There is increasing recognition of the burden of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with advanced incurable disease and the clinical, ethical, and philosophical challenges they may pose. With a ... More


Introduction

David Wengrow

in The Origins of Monsters: Image and Cognition in the First Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159041
eISBN:
9781400848867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159041.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This book explores the relationship between image and cognition in the context of the first age of mechanical reproduction. Linking these various interests is the theme of “monsters,” a term that ... More


Materials for an Epidemiology of Culture

David Wengrow

in The Origins of Monsters: Image and Cognition in the First Age of Mechanical Reproduction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691159041
eISBN:
9781400848867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691159041.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter examines composite animals as counterfactual images by focusing on a school of evolutionary psychology called the “epidemiology of culture.” Experimental studies show that the cognitive ... More


The Population Biology of Tuberculosis

Christopher Dye

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154626
eISBN:
9781400866571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154626.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Despite decades of developments in immunization and drug therapy, tuberculosis remains one of the leading causes of human mortality, and no country has successfully eradicated the disease. ... More


Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Jørn Olsen, Rodolfo Saracci, and Dimitrios Trichopoulos (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The aim of this book is to help the inexperienced teacher in epidemiology when planning a course, and to be an inspiration for experienced teachers when he/she is trying to improve teaching ... More


Concepts and Models

Christopher Dye

in The Population Biology of Tuberculosis

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691154626
eISBN:
9781400866571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691154626.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This chapter discusses the epidemiology of tuberculosis from the perspective of population biology. The central concept of population biology with reference to TB control is that a population of ... More


The emergence of networks in human genome epidemiology: challenges and opportunities

Daniela Seminara, Muin J. Khoury, Thomas R. O’Brien, Teri Manolio, Marta Gwinn, Julian Little, Julian P. T. Higgins, Jonine L. Bernstein, Paolo Boffetta, Melissa L. Bondy, Molly S. Bray, Paul E. Brenchley, Patricia A. Buffler, Juan Pablo Casas, Anand P. Chokkalingam, John Danesh, George Davey Smith, Siobhan M. Dolan, Ross Duncan, Nelleke A. Gruis, Mia Hashibe, David J. Hunter, Marjo-Riitta Jarvelin, Beatrice Malmer, Demetrius M. Maraganore, Julia A. Newton-Bishop, Elio Riboli, Georgia Salanti, Emanuela Taioli, Nic Timpson, André G. Uitterlinden, Paolo Vineis, Nick Wareham, Deborah M. Winn, Ron Zimmern, and John P. A. Ioannidis

in Human Genome Epidemiology, 2nd Edition: Building the evidence for using genetic information to improve health and prevent disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398441
eISBN:
9780199776023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398441.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The Human Genome Epidemiology Network (HuGENet) recently launched a global network of consortia working on human genome epidemiology. This Network of Investigator Networks aims to create a resource ... More


Mendelian randomization: the contribution of genetic epidemiology to elucidating environmentally modifiable causes of disease

George Davey Smith and Shah Ebrahim

in Human Genome Epidemiology, 2nd Edition: Building the evidence for using genetic information to improve health and prevent disease

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195398441
eISBN:
9780199776023
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195398441.003.0021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Conventional risk factor epidemiology — directly studying environmentally modifiable exposures that may influence disease risk — and genetic epidemiology have similarities and differences. The ... More


Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198528616
eISBN:
9780191723933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528616.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The recent and rapid expansion of occupational and environmental epidemiology and health risk assessment looks set to continue in line with growing public, government, and media concern about ... More


Radiological Risk Assessment and Environmental Analysis

John E. Till and Helen Grogan (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195127270
eISBN:
9780199869121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195127270.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This book is an update and major revision to Radiological Assessment: A Textbook on Environmental Dose Analysis published by the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 1983. It focuses on risk to the ... More


Applied Epidemiology: Theory to practice

Ross C. Brownson and Diana B. Petitti (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187410
eISBN:
9780199864997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187410.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book focuses on areas of public health practice in which the systematic application of epidemiologic methods can have a large and positive impact. It describes how best to apply traditional ... More


Epidemiologic Principles and Food Safety

Tamar Lasky (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172638
eISBN:
9780199865727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172638.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book details the various ways in which epidemiologic methods can improve food safety. Starting with a history and background of food-borne illness, the book continues by describing the means of ... More


Introduction

Dirk U. Pfeiffer, Timothy P. Robinson, Mark Stevenson, Kim B. Stevens, David J. Rogers, and Archie C. A. Clements

in Spatial Analysis in Epidemiology

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780198509882
eISBN:
9780191709128
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509882.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

This introductory chapter discusses spatial epidemiological analyses. It presents the framework of spatial analysis and describes scientific literature and conferences, available software, and ... More


Culture and Modularit y

Dan Sperber and Lawrence Hirschfeld

in The Innate Mind: Volume 2: Culture and Cognition

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195310139
eISBN:
9780199871209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310139.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Cultural diversity demonstrates the flexibility of the human mind and might be seen as providing compelling evidence against the massively modularity thesis, which seems to imply a high degree of ... More


Occupational epidemiology

Neil Pearce

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Occupational epidemiology is the study of the distribution and causes of illness and injury that result from hazardous workplace exposures. This chapter presents an approach to teaching occupational ... More


Celebrating Statistics: Papers in honour of Sir David Cox on his 80th birthday

A. C. Davison, Yadolah Dodge, and N. Wermuth (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198566540
eISBN:
9780191718038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198566540.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics

Sir David Cox is among the most important statisticians of the past half-century, making pioneering and highly influential contributions to a wide range of topics in statistics and applied ... More


Subordination, Stress, and Obesity

Ruth Bell, Amina Aitsi-Selmi, and Michael Marmot

in Insecurity, Inequality, and Obesity in Affluent Societies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264980
eISBN:
9780191754135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264980.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The distribution of obesity in developed countries follows a social gradient. In developing countries, a similar pattern is emerging as national per capita income rises. The epidemiological evidence ... More


Afterword: Portraits from the Mind

Margaret Lock

in The Alzheimer Conundrum: Entanglements of Dementia and Aging

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691149783
eISBN:
9781400848461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691149783.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This concluding chapter presents emerging knowledge in both epigenetics and epidemiology, suggesting that forms of prevention that take a public health approach, including lifestyle changes, reduced ... More


The geography of disease distributions

Andrew Cliff and Peter Haggett

in A Century of British Geography

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197262863
eISBN:
9780191734076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197262863.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Population and Demography

Over the course of the last century, the confused landscape that lies on the marchland of two very ancient subjects — geography and medicine — has been explored from several directions. Occasionally, ... More


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