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Enigmas of Health and Disease: How Epidemiology Helps Unravel Scientific Mysteries

Alfredo Morabia
Format
Book
Published
New York ; Chichester, West Sussex : Columbia University Press, [2014]
Language
English
French (translated from)
ISBN
9780231168847, 0231168845, 9780231168854, 0231168853, 9780231537674 (ebook)
Contents
  • Comparing groups and the fifth dimension
  • People, bugs, and epidemics
  • Plague's shark teeth and seamen's enigmatic exhaustion
  • The mystery of the blue death
  • The numerical method
  • Eugenics, oysters, sour skin, and breast cancer
  • Tobacco and health : the great controversy
  • Daily life mysteries and epidemiology
  • Is this treatment dangerous for health?
  • Does the treatment work?
  • What is the optimal medical decision?
  • Health risk or health benefit?
  • Is this screening useful?
  • Group comparisons also fail
  • Epidemiologic literacy and earthly self-realization
  • Beyond epidemiology.
Description
xxii, 271 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
  • Adapted from Santé : distinguer croyances et connaissance / Alfredo Morabia. Paris : Odille Jacob, 2011.
  • Translated from French.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
HEALTH SCIENCES: Purchased with support from the OLD Fund.
Technical Details
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