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Veterinary Epidemiology

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By: M Thrusfield

483 pages, Figs, tabs

Wiley-Blackwell

Paperback | Jan 2007 | Edition: 3 | #171016 | ISBN-13: 9781405156271
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Hardback | Dec 2005 | Edition: 3 | #155959 | ISBN: 0632063971
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About this book

This successful book, now in its third edition, continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to the role of epidemiology in veterinary medicine.

Since the publication of the second edition there has been considerable expansion in the application of veterinary epidemiology: more quantitative methods are available, challenges such as the epidemic of foot-and-mouth disease in Europe in 2001 have required epidemiological investigation, and epidemiological analyses have taken on further importance with the emergence of evidence-based veterinary medicine.


Contents

The development of veterinary medicine; the scope of epidemiology; some general epidemiological concepts and principles; describing disease occurrence; determinants of disease; the transmission and maintenance of infection; the ecology of disease; patterns of disease; the nature of data; sources of data; data management; presenting numerical data; surveys; demonstrating association; observational studies; clinical trials; diagnostic testing; comparative epidemiology; modelling; the economics of disease; health schemes; the control and eradication of disease.


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