Epidemiology Of Chronic Disease: Global Perspectives
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Randall E. Harris
- Publish Date: 2012-05-11
Epidemiology of Chronic Disease: Global Perspectives presents the most up-to-date information on the epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, risk factors and preventive factors of common chronic diseases. Special sections of each chapter focus on controversial topics in the epidemiology of each disease that facilitates active discussion of molecular mechanisms of disease pathogenesis and the relevant epidemiologic issues pertaining to the prevention and control of chronic diseases. Covering epidemiology of all major chronic diseases ranked in the top twenty causes of death globally, as well as selected minor conditions that significantly afflict the human population, this comprehensive text provides readers with an excellent basis for examining current hypotheses regarding chronic disease epidemiology.