Fundamental Statistics& Epidemiology in Infection PreventionFundamental Statistics& Epidemiology in Infection Prevention
Fundamental Statistics & Epidemiology in Infection Prevention provides information for infection preventionists (IPs) about statistics and epidemiology, including measurements, methodology, and formulas, along with helpful examples and other resources. This book is especially helpful for novice and intermediate IPs. A section on research-related issues helps IPs understand how to interpret and apply research results to statistics and epidemiology in a healthcare setting.

Topics include:
  • Surveillance
  • Outbreak Investigations
  • Using Statistics in Infection Prevention
  • Patient Safety
  • Study Design and Evaluating Research Studies
  • Quality Concepts

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Editor: Monika Pogorzelska-Maziarz, PhD, MPH
Authors:
Kathleen Meehan Arias, MS, MT, SM, CIC
Elizabeth A. Campbell, BS, RN, CIC
Margaret A. Dudeck, MPH, CPH
Jonathan R. Edwards, MStat
Carolyn T. A Herzig, PhD, MS
Ericka L. Kalp, MPH, CIC
Robert R. Kelley, PhD
Timothy Landers, PhD, RN, CNP, CIC
Elizabeth Monsees, RN, MSN, MBA, CIC
Deborah M. Nadzam, PhD, RN, FAAN
Arlene Potts, BA, MPH, CIC
Publisher: APIC
Date of Publication: 2016
ISBN: 1-933013-65-6
Format: Print (paperback)


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