By Harvey Checkoway, Neil Pearce, Douglas J. Crawford-Brown

Occupational epidemiology has emerged as a different subdiscipline of epidemiology and occupational drugs, addressing basic public healthiness and clinical questions in relation to the specification of exposure-response relationships, review of the adequacy of occupational publicity directions, and extrapolation of unsafe results to different settings. This ebook studies the big variety of ideas and techniques utilized in epidemiologic reviews of operating populations. It describes the ancient improvement of occupational epidemiology, the techniques to characterizing office exposures, and the tools for designing and imposing epidemiologic stories. The relative strengths and obstacles of other examine designs are emphasised. additionally incorporated are extra complicated discussions of statistical research, the estimation of doses to organic goals, and functions of the knowledge derived from occupational epidemiology reports to ailment modeling and danger review. the quantity will serve either as a textbook in epidemiology and occupational medication classes and as a pragmatic guide for the layout, implementation, and interpretation of analysis during this box.

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