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Principles & Practice of Public Health Surveillance
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Principles & Practice of Public Health Surveillance

Lisa M. Lee, Steven M. Teutsch, Stephen B. Thacker, and Michael E. St. Louis


A focus on preparedness resulting from the bombing of the World Trade Center in 2001, advances in electronic and information technologies resulting in new ways of collecting and sharing health information, and increased real-time demands on public health data have challenged public health surveillance while reinforcing the integrity of its definition and the methods by which the discipline collects, analyzes, interprets, and uses data to prevent and control injury and disease. This third edition of this book has been expanded and updated to address the economic and policy justification for pub ... More

Keywords: public health, surveillance, disease determinants, statistics, health data, disease prevention, injury prevention, methods

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195372922
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372922.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lisa M. Lee, editor

Steven M. Teutsch, editor

Stephen B. Thacker, editor