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The second edition of this excellent introduction to epidemiology is not greatly changed from the first, published in 1974. Since its introduction, the book has been widely and successfully used to teach medical students and also serves as a fine refresher for clinicans.
Epidemiology is of growing importance to internists as the emphasis on preventive medicine increases and as studies concerned with epidemiology and with the evaluation of therapies and diagnostic procedures proliferate. We are encountering epidemiologic studies frequently in the leading clinical journals, and it is important to understand the basic concepts, such as the theory underlying case-control and
Primer in Epidemiology.. Ann Intern Med. ;92:877. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-92-6-877_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1980;92(6):877.
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