Logo

Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors

Large book cover: Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors

Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors
by

Publisher: World Bank Publications
ISBN/ASIN: 0821362623
ISBN-13: 9780821362624
Number of pages: 552

Description:
This volume is a single up-to-date source on the entire global epidemiology of diseases, injuries and risk factors with a comprehensive statement of methods and a complete presentation of results. It includes refined methods to assess data, ensure epidemiological consistency, and summarize the disease burden. Global Burden of Disease and Risk Factors examines the comparative importance of diseases, injuries, and risk factors; it incorporates a range of new data sources to develop consistent estimates of incidence, prevalence, severity and duration, and mortality for 136 major diseases and injuries.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple PDF files)

Similar books

Book cover: Dissecting American Health CareDissecting American Health Care
by - RTI Press
The intersection of health care, politics, and policy is a controversial one, and this book of lively essays takes on many of today's hot health topics: alternative medicine, health care reform, screening mammograms, taxes to change behavior, etc.
(6228 views)
Book cover: Investing in the Health and Well-Being of Young AdultsInvesting in the Health and Well-Being of Young Adults
by - National Academies Press
This volume describes what is meant by the term young adulthood, who young adults are, what they are doing, and what they need. This study recommends actions to help young adults make a successful transition from adolescence to adulthood ...
(5175 views)
Book cover: Power to the Patient: Selected Health Care Issues and Policy SolutionsPower to the Patient: Selected Health Care Issues and Policy Solutions
by - Hoover Institution Press
The debate rages on over how to cope with the rising costs of medical care. The authors look at three key elements of health care costs and offer thoughtful, realistic suggestions to help stem the tide of rising expenses for everyone.
(8134 views)
Book cover: Testing Treatments: Better Research for Better HealthcareTesting Treatments: Better Research for Better Healthcare
by - Pinter & Martin
How do we know whether a particular treatment really works? How do we ensure that research into medical treatments best meets the needs of patients? These are just a few of the questions addressed in a lively and informative way in this book.
(8592 views)