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Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases
Autor(i):
Marian Neguț, Monica Teleman, Adrian Băncescu

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EPIDEMIOLOGY OF COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
MARIAN NEGUȚ, MONICA TELEMAN, ADRIAN BĂNCESCU


  • Editura TOTAL PUBLISHING
  • ISBN 978-606-8003-78-8
  • Anul apariției: 2018
    Format: 165x235 mm
    Număr pagini: 240
    Tip copertă: broșată (paperback)




  • The Authors:
  • MARIAN NEGUȚ - Professor, MD, PhD. Former Head, Department of Epidemiology, University of Medicine Carol Davila, Bucharest Member of Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences

  • MONICA TELEMAN - Assistant Professor, MD, PhD. Department of Epidemiology, University of Medicine Carol Davila, Bucharest Lecturer, School of Public Health, National University of Singapore

  • ADRIAN BĂNCESCU – Associate Professor, MD, PhD. Department of Epidemiology, University of Medicine Carol Davila, Bucharest Senior Scientist, Cantacuzino National Institute of Research, Bucharest.

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  • In the last few years, Epidemiology has become an increasingly important approach in both public health and clinical practice. This epidemiology handbook was written with a view to strengthen education, training and research in the field of Epidemiology and Public health. The target audience for this book are the medical students as well as medical practitioners. The book comprises of two parts. The lectures are covered in sections I to III and the tutorial notes found under section IV. The material presented covers topics according to the student curricula, under the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila, Bucharest.

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  • The term “Epidemiology” comes from the Greek word “Epidemoslogia” which stads for study (logia), upon (epi) people (demos).
  • In the last few years, Epidemiology has become an increasingly important approach in both public health and clinical practice.
  • This epidemiology handbook was written with a view to strengthen education, training and research in the field of Epidemiology and Public health.
  • The target audience for this book are the medical students as well as medical practitioners.
  • The lectures are covered in sections I to III and the tutorial notes are found under section IV.
  • The material presented covers topics according to the student curricula, under the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila, Bucharest. Chapter I, Basic concepts in Epidemiology, starts with the definition of terms.
  • The history of Epidemiology, the epidemic process and the forms of epidemic evolution are explained, together with examples regarding the applications of epidemiology.
  • Chapter II presents the main routes of transmission for infectious disease: respiratory, digestive,parenteral, sexual, vector-borne and health-care associated infections. Concepts and methods of epidemiology applied in emergency situations, during natural and social disasters, are explained under chapter III.
  • The tutorial notes, in chapter IV, covers the anti-epidemic activities: outbreak investigation; epidemic surveillance and control; principles of infection control in health-care facilities by methods of disinfection and sterilization and immunization strategies under national programs.
  • Abbreviation terms are explained after the table of content, for ease of reference.
  • A list of epidemiology and public health resource books and articles are included for student reference and further reading.

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