Books and book chapters

Epidemiology: Principles and Practical Guidelines

Has been author and co-author of chapter 2, 20 and 24. (View the chapter here:  Basic-Concepts-in-EpidemiologyData-CleaningStatistical-Modeling)

This textbook presents epidemiology in a practical manner, contextualized with discussions of theory and ethics, so that students and professionals from all academic backgrounds may develop a deep appreciation for how to conduct and interpret epidemiological research. Readers will develop skills to: search for and appraise literature critically, develop important research questions, design and implement studies to address those questions, perform and interpret fundamental statistical estimations and tests, consider the ethical implications of all stages of research, report findings in publications, and advocate for change in the public health setting. Epidemiology is and will remain a discipline in motion, and this textbook aims at reflecting this dynamism and keeping pace with its momentum. This textbook is not only a classroom tool with high utility but also an essential reference and guide for those engaging in research involving human subjects.

Preface Part I Introduction 1 Definition and Scope of Epidemiology 2 Basic Concepts in Epidemiology 3 Roots and Future of Epidemiology Part II Study Design 4 General Study Objectives 5 The Specific Aims 6 General Study Designs 7 Study Size Planning 8 Sponsoring and Stakeholder Involvement 9 The Recruitment and Enrollment Plan 10 The Measurement Plan 11 The Quality Assurance and Control Plan 12 The Data Management Plan 13 The Analysis Plan 14 Ethics Support Part III Study Conduct 15 Training and Study Preparations 16 Managing the Informed Consent Process 17 Accrual, Retention and Adherence 18 Questionnaires 19 Maintaining Data Integrity 20 Data Cleaning 21 Good Clinical Practice Part IV: Study Analysis 22 Statistical Estimation 23 Statistical Testing 24 Statistical Modeling 25 Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses 26 The Ethics of Study Analysis Part V Study Reporting 27 Interpretation of Findings 28 Scientific Writing 29 Reporting Data Quality 30 Dissemination to Stakeholders 31 The Ethics of Study Reporting Bibliography Subject Index

  • Hardcover: 586 pages
  • Publisher: Springer; 2013 edition (March 31, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9400759886
  • ISBN-13: 978-9400759886

The book can bought from e.g. Barnes and NoblesAmazon or Akademika. To read the pdf, you can use the following links  chapter 220 and 24.

Nutrition in Infancy

Have authored the chapter on nutrition and HIV. (View pdf with this linkNutrition-of-infants-and-HIV.pdf)

  • Useful resource for physicians treating and preventing nutritional problems in infants
  •  Special emphasis is provided for clinicians treating children in developing countries
  •  Includes the latest developments in diagnostic procedures and nutritional support

Nutrition in Infancy: Volume 2 is a very useful resource for all clinicians treating and preventing nutritional problems in infants. This volume covers a wide range of topics that support wellness in infants through the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, malnutrition, and developmental and genetic abnormalities. A variety of chapters deal with nutrients for infants with disabilities, surgery, and other special needs.

The sections in this volume discuss GI Tract Considerations, Formulas, probiotics, hormones and lipids in the health and disease of infants, and the growth and development of infants. In Nutrition in Infancy: Volume 2, a wide range of nutritional and food related therapies to prevent or ameliorate disease, growth retardation and promote health are outlined. The latest developments in diagnostic procedures and nutritional support are also included. Written by a group of international experts, this volume is an indispensable new reference for clinicians with an interest in the nutrition and health of pregnant mothers and their infants.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Behavioral aspects of feeding disorders – Body mass index – Centile curves – Children with special needs – Developing countries – Home enteral nutrition – Iron deficiency in infants – Magnesium and infant health – Malnutrition in children – Minimal enteral nutrition – Neuronal development – Nutrition and HIV infected infants – Nutritional antioxidants – Nutritional screening – Parenteral nutrition – Severe malnutrition in infancy and childhood – Trace element requirements – Vitamin supplementation

Related subjects » Food Science & Nutrition – Gynecology – Internal Medicine – Medicine – Pediatrics

  • Nutrition in Infancy. Volume 2
  • ISBN 978-1-62703-253-7 (e-book ISBN 978-1-62703-254-4)
  • Series: Nutrition and Health
  • Watson, R.R.; Grimble, G.; Preedy, V.R.; Zibadi, S. (Eds.)
  • 2013, XXX, 390 p. 32 illus., 13 in color.
  • A product of Humana Press

TABLE OF CONTENTS
SECTION A: Nutrition and neonatal/infant disease

1. Growth and Body Composition in Children with Chronic Disease
Kelly A. Dougherty, Virginia A. Stallings

2. Nutritional support in inborn errors of metabolism
Juan J. Diaz, Marilyn Bernard, Lauren Furuta, Clifford Lo

3. Ketogenic Diet as treatment option for infants with intractable epileptic syndrome
Elles J.T.M. van der Louw, Coriene E.Catsman-Berrevoets, Dorine A.M van den Hurk, Joanne F. Olieman

4. Short Bowel Syndrome: Management and treatment
Joanne F. Olieman, Hanneke IJsselstijn, Barbra A. de Koning, Dick Tibboel

5. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
Patricia Davidson, Scott Nightingale

6. Nutritional support in Crohn’s disease
Anthony E Wiskin, R Mark Beattie

7. Nutritional requirements and support in liver disease
Deirdre A Kelly, Susan Protheroe, Sara Clarke

8. Normal and aberrant craniofacial development and nutrition in infants
Anne O’Connell

9. Role of gangliosides in neurological development and the influence of dietary sources
R Mendez-Otero, P M Pimentel-Coelho, S Ukraintsev, Paul McJarrow

10. Dietary methods to treat acute gastroenteritis
Sylvia del Castillo, Kristi Catton

11. Celiac disease in infants: Prevention and dietary treatment
Mukadder Ayse Selimoglu

12. The Nutritional aspects of intestinal failure therapy
Jeffrey A. Rudolph

13. Hormone therapy to improve growth in infants with chronic kidney disease
Natalia Mejía-Gaviria, Flor Ángel Ordoñez, Fernando Santos

14. Nutrition of infants and HIV
Lars T. Fadnes, Tanya Doherty, Debra Jackson, Ingunn Marie S. Engebretsen, Ameena Goga

15. Undernutrition and hearing impairment
Bolajoko O. Olusanya

16. Nutritional management of diabetes mellitus in Infants and children
Ruth M. Ayling

17. Nutritional Considerations for Infants and Children during Critical Illness and Surgery
Joyce L. Owens, Sheila J. Hanson, Jennifer McArthur

Section B. GI tract Considerations

18. Parenteral nutrition in infants and children
Consuelo Pedrón-Giner, Cecilia Martinez Costa, Jose Manuel Moreno Villares

19. Home parenteral nutrition

Consuelo Pedrón-Giner
Jose Manuel Moreno Villares

20. The role of colonic flora in infants
Carlos H. Lifschitz

21. Pro and prebiotics for the prevention and treatment of diseases in childhood
Elisabeth Haschke-Becher, Ferdinand Haschke

22. Prebiotics and Probiotics on infant health and growth
Flavia Indrio, Giuseppe Riezzo

Section C. Hormones and lipids: growth and development of infants

23. General area of lipid composition of diets to optimize growth and development of premature infants
Girish Deshpande, Rajesh Maheshwari

24. Dietary management of hypercholesterolemia in infants and children
Corina Hartman, Raanan Shamir

25. Adipose tissue, its hormones and infant development
Mauro Bozzola, Cristina Meazza

26. Role of fatty acids in the neurological development of infants
Alan S. Ryan, Elizabeth K. Entin, James P. Hoffman, Connye N. Kuratko, Edward B. Nelson

27. Obesity in Infancy and Childhood: diagnosis, incidence and strategy for change
Ruth M. Ayling

28. Infant growth and adult obesity: relationship and factors affecting them
Ulla Sovio, Evangelia E Ntzani, Ioanna Tzoulaki

29. Maternal behaviour and infant weight
John Worobey

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