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Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Practice Problem Workbook

  • Clarifies and simplifies sections on clinical trials and effect modification

  • Features long and short answer questions as well as multiple choice questions with extensive answers provided

  • Based off of new teaching points pertaining to concepts throughout the textbook (Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2nd edition) that have arisen from author's experiences teaching the course the medical students

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Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-vii
  2. Measures of Disease Frequency

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 1-4
  3. Population, Exposure, and Outcome

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 5-6
  4. Case Reports and Case Series

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 7-8
  5. Cross-Sectional Studies

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 9-11
  6. Cohort Studies

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 13-16
  7. Case-Control Studies

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 17-19
  8. Randomized Trials

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 21-26
  9. Misclassification

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 27-29
  10. Confounding

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 31-36
  11. Effect Modification

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 37-40
  12. Screening and Diagnosis

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 41-47
  13. Summary Measures in Statistics

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 49-52
  14. Statistical Inference

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 53-55
  15. Hypothesis Tests in Practice

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 57-59
  16. Linear Regression

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 61-63
  17. Log-Link and Logistic Regression

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 65-67
  18. Survival Analysis

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 69-71
  19. Practice Problem Workbook Solutions

    • Bryan Kestenbaum
    Pages 73-102

About this book

This workbook is designed to teach the major fundamental concepts in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and clinical research design alongside the textbook "Epidemiology and Biostatistics, 2nd Edition". It is written in concise and organized fashion with many examples to illustrate the concepts deriving from a collection of written materials created to teach Epidemiology and Biostatistics to medical students. The major differences from related titles include a “story” based approach toward teaching the material, relative brevity while maintaining focus on key concepts, and taking the perspective of first-time learners (avoiding and/or clearly defining jargon, using clear common-sense language). It features a variety of questions: long, short, and multiple choice questions. The workbook is made to provide students with the tools necessary to form their own informed conclusions from the clinical research literature.

Keywords

  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Public Health
  • Clinical Research Design
  • Clinical Epidemiology

Authors and Affiliations

  • Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

    Bryan Kestenbaum

About the author

Bryan Kestenbaum
Professor
University of Washington
Department of Medicine / Division of Nephrology
Kidney Research Institute Box 359606 
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

  • Book Subtitle: Practice Problem Workbook

  • Authors: Bryan Kestenbaum

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97433-0

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Medicine, Medicine (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-97432-3

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-97433-0

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: VII, 102

  • Number of Illustrations: 7 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health

  • Industry Sectors: Biotechnology, Health & Hospitals, Pharma

Buying options

eBook USD 19.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-319-97433-0
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 29.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)