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Veterinary Epidemiology

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By: MR Slater


Paperback | Dec 2002 | #157478 | ISBN: 0750673117
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In this work, topics are organized by the types of decisions and questions that arise in a clinical practice setting, helping readers to find the appropriate answers, evaluate the information, and apply it to the clinical situation.


Introduction PART 1: Providing Optimal Patient Care and Client Education Using Data 1. Why "Evidence-Based Care?" 2. Sources of Epidemiologic Information 3. Searching and Retrieving Information 4. Initial Evaluation of Search Results 5. Making Decisions About Treatment and Prevention 6. Making Decisions About Diagnostic and Screening Tests 7. Making Decisions About Prognosis 8. Making Decisions About Causation and Etiology PART 2: Zoonotic Disease Concerns and Considerations 9. Sources of Information on Zoonoses 10. North American Zoonoses by Species and Major Organ System Affected PART 3: Diseases in Populations 11. Handling Outbreaks of Disease 12. Preventing Disease and Promoting Health in Veterinary Patient Populations 13. Companion Animal Population Health Programs PART 4 14. Basic Statistical Concepts Appendix 1: Qualitative Study Evaluation Appendix 2: Comparing Two Diagnostic Tests Appendix 3: Calculating Test Accuracy and Predictive Values, Another Look

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