Outbreak Investigations Around the World: Case Studies in Infectious Disease Field Epidemiology
1 Jan 2009
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Mark S. Dworkin
Outbreak investigation is one of the primary and most critical activities in epidemiology. Infectious disease outbreaks always require intense, rapid on-site response and gain front page headlines. Bacterial or viral outbreaks occur quickly, and students and professionals should know how to react. This title uses Field Epidemiology - the application of epidemiology methods for unexpected health problems requiring fast, on-site investigation for timely intervention.