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Epidemiology: An Introduction, 2nd Edition

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Kenneth J. Rothman

Presents basic epidemiologic principles and concepts in a coherent and straightforward exposition.


  • -Comprehensive and lucid revision of a classroom-proven text
  • -Develops a useful platform for considering paths for further study
  • -Designed for introductory courses and newly minted professionals
  • -Summarizes the basic principles of infectious disease spread
  • -Chapter-length addition explores the contributions by the pioneers of epidemiology
  • Free downloads and expert answers to chapter questions available at
New to the second edition:
  • Chapter 2 titled Pioneers in Epidemiology and Public Health
  • Chapter 6 titled Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • Access to web site supporting further discussion of the presented material and includes contributed answers to the questions at the end of each chapter.
Publication Date 2012
Format Softcover, 268 pages with index
Product Code 24093