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Lawson - Spatial and Syndromic Surveillance for Public Health - 9780470092484 - V9780470092484
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Spatial and Syndromic Surveillance for Public Health

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Description for Spatial and Syndromic Surveillance for Public Health Hardcover. Following the events of 9/11 and in the current world climate, there is increasing concern of the impact of potential bioterrorism attacks. Spatial surveillance systems are used to detect changes in public health data, and alert us to possible outbreaks of disease, either from natural resources or from bioterrorism attacks. Editor(s): Lawson, Andrew B.; Kleinman, Ken. Num Pages: 284 pages, illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: MBN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 237 x 165 x 21. Weight in Grams: 550.
Following the events of 9/11 and in the current world climate, there is increasing concern of the impact of potential bioterrorism attacks. Spatial surveillance systems are used to detect changes in public health data, and alert us to possible outbreaks of disease, either from natural resources or from bioterrorism attacks. Statistical methods play a key role in spatial surveillance, as they are used to identify changes in data, and build models of that data in order to make predictions about future activity.

This book is the first to provide an overview of all the current key methods in spatial ... Read more

  • Provides an overview of the current key methods in spatial surveillance of public health data.
  • Includes coverage of both single and multiple disease surveillance.
  • Covers all of the key topics, including syndromic surveillance, spatial cluster detection, and Bayesian data mining.
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Product Details

Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
Number of Pages
272
Place of Publication
New York, United States
ISBN
9780470092484
SKU
V9780470092484
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 7 to 11 working days
Ref
99-1

About Lawson
Andrew Lawson, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Carolina, USA Andrew has published many papers in leading journals, and a number of books on spatial statistics, including four for Wiley. Ken Kleinman, Department of Ambulatory Care and Prevention, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA Ken is an epidemiologist who specializes in disease surveillance, and has recently worked ... Read more

Reviews for Spatial and Syndromic Surveillance for Public Health
"... gives a sound introduction to a range of methods which are suitable for health surveillance purposes." (JRSSA: 169;3)

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