Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology by Johan Giesecke

The second edition of Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology, in line with changing health concerns, is a thorough revision of the first. Written from an infectious disease perspective throughout, the book aims to teach epidemiology to those with a background in this field. It seeks to fill the gap between the standard textbooks of epidemiology, which rarely approach the subject from an infectious disease perspective, and standard books on infection surveillance and control, which tend to slant more towards microbiology and practical measures than towards analytical epidemiology. Divided into two parts, the first covers the tools of epidemiology much like other textbooks, but always from an infectious disease perspective. The second covers the role of contact pattern from an assessment angle, and uses the tools learnt to illustrate the study of fundamental infectious disease concepts, such has infectivity, incubation periods, seroepidemiology and immunity. This detailed theoretical epidemiology textbook is clearly set out, with an expanded chapter on practical statistical methods, and a new chapter on descriptive epidemiology. Key features include new clinical examples and infectious disease problems of recent interest, such as tuberculosis and vCJD. All students of epidemiology, infectious disease medicine, and microbiology will find this an invaluable guide.

Buy Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology by Johan Giesecke from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780340764237
ISBN-10: 0340764236
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x 13mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: Hodder Arnold
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology by Johan Giesecke

Book Reviews - Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology by Johan Giesecke

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology book by Johan Giesecke and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Johan Giesecke

Modern Infectious Disease Epidemiology by Johan Giesecke
Paperback, March 2017
$62.99