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Title The development of modern epidemiology : personal reports from those who were there / edited by Walter W. Holland, Jrn Olsen and Charles du V. Florey.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.

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Subject International Epidemiological Association -- History.
International Epidemiological Association.
Epidemiology -- History.
Epidemiologists -- Biography.
Epidemiology -- history.
Alt Name Holland, Walter W. (Walter Werner)
Olsen, Jrn.
Florey, Charles du V.
Ohio Library and Information Network.
Key Title The development of modern epidemiology
Description 1 online resource
Access Available to OhioLINK libraries.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Introduction -- Setting the scene (largely) from the UK point of view -- Epidemiological methods and concepts in the nineteenth century and their influences on the twentieth century -- Epidemiological concepts pre- 1950 and their relation to work in the second half of the century -- Epidemiology and world health -- Development of the epidemiology of cancer -- Cardiovascular disease epidemiology of cancer -- Cardiovascular disease epidemiology -- Chronic respiratory disease epidemiology -- The epidemiological study of mental disorders since the beginning of the twentieth century -- Perinatal epidemiology -- Epidemiology in war and disasters -- Emerging infectious diseases -- Tuberculosis -- Malaria -- Public health and epidemiology -- Health services research and epidemiology -- Occupational epidemiology -- Social epidemiology -- Nutritional epidemiology -- Theoretical developments -- Outbreak investigations -- Data sources and their utilization -- Development of modern epidemiology: clinical epidemiology -- Epidemiological methods: a view from the Americas -- Epidemiology as a common European endeavour -- Epidemiological methods: a view from Africa -- The development of epidemiology in New Zealand and the South Pacific -- Epidemiological methods: a view from East Mediterranean -- Epidemiological methods: a view from China -- The development of modern epidemiology in the East -- Epidemiological methods: a view from north Asia/Japan -- Health transitions in Mexico and Central America: implications for health policy -- The development of epidemiology: the United States of America -- Poland: pt. I. Development of epidemiology of non-communicable diseases in Poland -- pt. II. Epidemiology, prevention, and control of infectious diseases in Poland in the twentieth century -- Epidemiology and public health in Finland and Scandinavia- development and current state -- History of modern epidemiology: Italy -- The development of epidemiology: Spain.
Summary Marking the 50th anniversary of the foundation of the International Epidemiological Association, this is a compendium by the world's leading epidemiologists of how the subject has developed in the past 50 years.
ISBN 9780198569541 (hardback ; alk. paper)
0198569548 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9780191566974 (electronic bk.)
0191566977 (electronic bk.)
9780191724077 (ebook)
0191724076 (ebook)
OCLC # 508483675
Additional Format Print version 9780198569541

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