Clinical Epidemiology

Practice and Methods

  • Brendan Barrett
  • Patrick Parfrey

Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology™ book series (MIMB, volume 473)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Pietro Ravani, Brendan Barrett, Patrick Parfrey
    Pages 39-60
  3. Pietro Ravani, Brendan Barrett, Patrick Parfrey
    Pages 61-94
  4. Bryan M. Curtis, Brendan J. Barrett, Patrick S. Parfrey
    Pages 95-111
  5. John M. Fardy
    Pages 127-136
  6. Claudio Rigatto, Brendan J. Barrett
    Pages 137-154
  7. Klemens B. Meyer, Kimberly A. Clayton
    Pages 155-169
  8. Susan Stuckless, Patrick S. Parfrey
    Pages 171-186
  9. Lynette Peddle, Proton Rahman
    Pages 187-201
  10. Deborah M. Gregory, Christine Y. Way
    Pages 203-215
  11. Marcello Tonelli, Dan Hackam, Amit X. Garg
    Pages 217-233
  12. Daria OReilly, Kaitryn Campbell, Ron Goeree
    Pages 263-283
  13. John D. Harnett, Richard Neuman
    Pages 285-297
  14. Elizabeth Hatfield, Elizabeth Dicks, Patrick Parfrey
    Pages 299-311
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 313-321

About this book


Clinical epidemiology provides the scientific basis for the practice of medicine due to its focus on the diagnosis, prognosis and management of human disease using appropriate research design, measurement and evaluation.  In Clinical Epidemiology: Practice and Methods, leading experts contribute selections intended to educate researchers on how best to undertake clinical research.  Divided into two categories, the volume first covers issues of design, measurement and analysis associated with various research designs, then continues with methods to better inform medical decision-making, including aggregation of multiple studies using meta-analysis, health economics, clinical practice guidelines and health technology assessment.  As a part of the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology™ series, this comprehensive text collects the kind of detailed, up-to-date information and implementation advice that is crucial for getting optimal results.

Essential and advantageous, Clinical Epidemiology: Practice and Methods is an ideal reference for medical practitioners, basic scientists and allied health professionals who desire to improve clinical outcomes.


Clinical research Health Technology Assessment Medical decision-making Research design assessment clinical epidemiology diagnosis epidemiology genetic epidemiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Brendan Barrett
  • Patrick Parfrey

There are no affiliations available

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Humana Press 2009
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Springer Protocols
  • Print ISBN 978-1-58829-964-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59745-385-1
  • Series Print ISSN 1064-3745
  • Series Online ISSN 1940-6029
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