GI Epidemiology

GI Epidemiology : Diseases and Clinical Methodology


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The only book to combine epidemiological analysis of gastrointestinal diseases with an examination of the methodologies of clinical research, GI Epidemiology, 2nd Edition, unites global experts to identify why and how GI diseases occur, to whom, and what can be done to prevent them. With new editors, new contributors, and a new, more user-friendly approach to epidemiology, this edition presents vital information in an accessible framework.

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  • Hardback | 430 pages
  • 192 x 248 x 28mm | 1,079.98g
  • 31 Mar 2014
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Chicester
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations, maps
  • 0470672579
  • 9780470672570

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Author Information

Nicholas J. Talley, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia G. Richard Locke III, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA Paul Moayyedi, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada Joe West, Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK Alexander C. Ford, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK Yuri A. Saito, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA

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With the exception of minor quibbles, this book represents the best and most up up-to-date summary of GI epidemiology currently available. (Gastroenterology, 1 October 2014)

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Identifying how, why and in whom gastrointestinal disease occurs, and what can be done to prevent it, is of key importance for the modern-day gastroenterologist and researcher. Brought to you by the world's leading gastroenterologists, the second edition of "GI Epidemiology: Diseases and Clinical Methodology" is the only book that combines detailed analysis of the epidemiology of GI disease with a study of the methodology of clinical research. With a much greater clinical focus on the diagnostic and management approach for each disease than before, all existing chapters are fully updated with the very latest in statistical and clinical data. In addition, the revised edition contains several significant improvements, notably: - Five extra disease epidemiology chapters: Upper GI Bleeding; Hepatitis B and C; Common Tropical GI Diseases; Nutritional Epidemiology and GI Cancers; and Obesity among Adults - More illustrations, including maps of each disease - A more international focus with the inclusion of two experienced European editors - MCQs, summary checklists and key points throughout - Ten extra online-only chapters on methodological issues related to GI epidemiology such as Patient reported "GI Epidemiology: Diseases and Clinical Methodology, 2nd Edition" is the perfect reference tool for gastroenterologists involved in both patient management and clinical research, and also for epidemiologists involved specifically in GI disease data and more general epidemiological studies. Titles of Related Interest "Yamada's Handbook of Gastroenterology, 3rd Edition" Yamada; ISBN 9780470656204 "Essentials of Gastroenterology" Friedman; ISBN 9780470656259

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