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By Miquel Porta

This 6th variation of A Dictionary of Epidemiology -- the main up to date due to the fact that its inception -- displays the profound great and methodological alterations that experience come to signify epidemiology and its linked disciplines. subsidized by way of the overseas Epidemiological organization, this booklet continues to be the fundamental reference for someone learning or operating in epidemiology, biostatistics, public wellbeing and fitness, medication, or the growing to be quantity healthiness sciences during which epidemiologic competency is now required.

More than simply a dictionary, this article is a vital guidebook to the kingdom of the technology. It bargains the most up-tp-date, authoritative definitions of phrases valuable to biomedical and public healthiness literature -- every thing from confounding and incidence rate to epigenetic inheritance and Number Needed to Treat. As epidemiology keeps to alter and develop, A Dictionary of Epidemiology will stay its e-book of checklist.

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During follow-up of a cohort study or a randomized controlled trial). 1,3 See also censoring. , due to attrition among subjects in the study. 3,97,98 audit 1. An examination or review that establishes the extent to which a condition, process, or performance conforms to predetermined standards or criteria. 17 15 Axis 2. An evaluation of the quality of health care, the use of resources, and outcomes. See also health services research. The process of checking whether the accounts of an institution, company, or association are complete, accurate, and consistent; whether they agree with other records of activity; and whether they comply with legal requirements and professional standards.

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