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M.Phil. in International Community Health - Reading lists

Basic text of the course

Global health : an introductory textbook / Ann Lindstrand ... [et al.]. -
Lund : Studentlitteratur, c2006. - 326 s. : ill.
ISBN 978-91-44-02198-0 (h.), 91-44-02198-4 (h.)
WA 530 Gl 07

Matrix courses - Module 1

Child Health

Required Literature

Nutrition and health in developing countries / editors, Richard D. Semba, Martin W. Bloem, foreword by Peter Piot. - 2nd ed. - Totowa, NJ : Humana Press, c2008. - XXIII, 931 s. : ill. (Nutrition and health)
ISBN 978-1-934115-24-4 (ib.)
WA 395 Nu 08  Also available as E-book

  • Chapter 1: Nutrition and Development: A historical perspective (32 pages)
  • Chapter 3: Low birth weight and neonatal mortality (24 pages)
  • Chapter 4: Infant Mortality (26 pages)
  • Chapter 5: Child growth and development (26 pages)
  • Chapter 12: Malnutrition (36 pages)

Global health : an introductory textbook / Ann Lindstrand ...
[et al.]. - Lund : Studentlitteratur, c2006. - 326 s. : ill.
ISBN 978-91-44-02198-0 (h.), 91-44-02198-4 (h.)
WA 530 Gl 07
Chapter 3

Paediatric Practice in Developing Countries / G.J. Ebrahim. - 2nd ed. -
London : MacMillan, 1993. - VI, 345 s. : ill.
ISBN 0-333-57347-1 (h.)
WS 100 Eb 04
Chapter 2,3,22 and 29

Marc Lallemant et al. 2011. Pediatric HIV — A Neglected Disease?
New Engl J  Med 365 (7): 581-583 (3 pages)

Benjamin Caballero. 2005. A Nutrition Paradox — Underweight and Obesity in Developing Countries. New Engl  j Med, 352 (15): 1514-1516. (3 pages).

Susan P Walker et al. 2011, Inequality in early childhood: risk and protective factors for early child development. The Lancet Vol 378: 1325-1338 (14 pages).

Recommended Literature

Perinatal health care with limited resources / Staffan Bergström ... [et al.] -
London : MacMillan, 1994. - XIV, 186 s. : ill.
ISBN 0-333-59594-7
WS 360 Pe 04
Chapter 1 and 12

Health and disease in developing countries / Kari S. Lankinen ... [et al.].
- London : Macmillan, 1994. - XII, 586 s. : ill.
ISBN 0-333-58900-9 (h.)
WA 395 He 08

  • Part I .Chapter 5: Infant Mortality and Birth Rates (12 pages
  • Part III. Chapter 29: Integrated Management of the Sick Child  (6 pages)
  • Part III. Chapter 30: Perinatal Health (10 pages)
  • Part III. Chapter 31: Malnutrition in Children  (8 pages)
  • Part IV. Chapter 48: Prevention of Infectious Diseases by Immunisation (10 pages)

Implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child : resource mobilization in low-income countries / edited by
James R. Himes. - The Hague : Nijhoff, c1995. - XV, 262 s.
ISBN 90-411-0090-3 (h.)
WA 320 Im 07

The Lancet Child survival series-2003: specially the article:
Julie Knoll Rajaratnam, et al.  Neonatal, post neonatal, childhood, and under-5 mortality for 187 countries, 1970—2010: a systematic analysis of progress towards Millennium Development Goal 4.
The Lancet, Volume 375, Issue 9730, Pages 1988 - 2008, 5 June 2010


The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition -2008:

Sarah Boseley.  Robert Black: Time to tackle undernutrition
The Lancet, Volume 371, Issue 9608, 19–25 January 2008, Page 197

International baby food network

Sumner, A. and Melamed, C. MDGs and beyond – Institute for Development Studies IDS Bulletin 41.1 (120 pages)

W. Henry Mosley and Lincoln C.Chen. An analytical Framework for the study of child survival in Developing countries. Population and Development review, Vol 10, 1984, 25-45

Sabates R, Wheeler R. 2011. The transformative Social Protection Programming for Children and their carers: A gender perspective. Gender and Development 19(2):179-194 (15 pages)

Shiffman, J. Issue attention in global health: the case of newborn survival. Lancet 375(9730):2045-2049 (4 pages)

UNICEF. 2011.  State of the World’s Children. New York: UNICEF.

UN women annual report 2010-2011

UN. 2010. Global Strategy for Women's and Children's Health.  New York: UN.

 

Human and Microbial Ecology

Required Literature

Levinson, Warren
Review of medical microbiology and immunology / Warren Levinson. - 11th
ed. - New York : McGraw-Hill Medical, cop. 2010. - VIII, 632 s. : ill. (A
Lange medical book)
ISBN 978-0-07-170028-3 (h.), 0-07-170028-5 (h.)
QW 4 Le 10
Part I, chapters: 1-13
Part II, chapters: 14-21
Part III, chapters: 28, 32, 33, 36
Part IV, chapters 41, 42, 45
Part VI, chapters: 51, 52, 54, 55, 56
Part VII, chapters: 57, 58, 59, 60, 61

Recommended Literature

  • The rest of the book
  • Articles:
  1. Casaevall A & Pirofski LA. 1999. Host-pathogen interactions: re-defining the basic concepts of virulence and pathogenicity. Infection and Immunity. 67: 3703 - 3713.
  2. Frank SA & Schmid-hempel P. 2007. Mechanisms of pathogenesis and the evolution of parasite virulence. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 21: 396 – 404.
  3. Klein SL, 2003. Parasite manipulation of the proximate mechanisms that mediate social behavior in vertebrates. Physiology and Behavior. 79: 441-449.
  4. Escobedo G et al. 2005. Parasite regulation by host hormones: an old mechanism of host exploitation? Trends in Parasitology. 21: 588- 593.
  5. Tebit DM & Arts E. 2011. Tracking a centruy of global expansion and evolution of HIV to drive understanding and to combat disease. Lancet. 11: 45 – 56.
  6. Skar H, Hedskog C, & Albert J. 2011. HIV-1 evolution in relation to molecular epidemiology and antiretroviral resistance. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 2030: 108 – 118.
  7. FOX AM. 2011. The social determinants of HIV serostatus in sub-Saharan Africa: an inverse relationship between poverty and HIV?. Public Health Reports. 125: 16 – 24.
  8. Hull MW & Montaner J. 2011. Antiretroviral therapy: a key component of a comprehensive HIV prevention strategy. Current HIV/AIDS Report. 8: 85 – 93.
  9. Gubler DJ. 1998. Resurgent vector-borne diseases as a global health problem. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 4: 1-7
  10. 10. Kuiken T et al. 2003. Emerging viral infections in a rapidly changing world. Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 14:641-646.
  11. Gould EA et al. 2006. Potential arbovirus emergence and implications for the United Kingdom. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 12: 549-555.
  12. Zhang Y et al. 2011. Climate change and the transmission of vector-borne diseases: a review. Asia-Pasific Journal of Public Health. 20: 64-76.
  13. Raviglione M et al. 2012. Scaling up interventions to achieve global tuberculosis control: progress and new developments. The Lancet. 379: 1902-1913.
  14. Gryseels B et al. 2006. Human schistosomiasis. The Lancet. 368: 1106-1118.
  15. Molyneux D et al. 2011. Neglected tropical diseases and the Millenium Development Goals-why the “other diseases” matter: reality versus rhetoric. Parsites and Vectors. 4: 234.
  16. Lustigman S et al. 2012. A research agenda for helminth diseases of humans: the problem of helmintiasis. Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases. 6(4): 1-13
  17. Hemingway J et al. 2006. The innovative vector control consortium: improved control of mosquito-borne diseases. Trends in Parasitology. 22: 308-312.
  18. Simpson CP et al. 2012. Current concepts: Dengue. The New England Journal of Medicine. 366: 1423-1431.
  19. Racloz V et al. 2012. Surveillance of dengue fever virus: a review of epidemiological models and early warning systems. PLos Neglected Tropical Diseases. 6: 1-9.
  20. Cohen JM et al. 2012.  Malaria resurgence: a systematic review and assessment of causes. BMC Malaria Journal. 11: 122
  21. Michael T White et al. 2011. Costs and costeffectiveness of malaria control interventions-a systematic review. BMC Malaria Journal. 10:337
  22. Pulendran B & Ahmed R. 2011. Immunological mechanisms of vaccination. Nature Immunology. 12: 509-517
  23. Black S et al. 2010. A crisis of public confidence in vaccines. Science of Translation Medicine. 2: 1-6.
  24. Polan GA & Jacobson RM. 2001. Understanding those who do not understand: a brief review of the anti-vaccine movement. Vaccine. 19: 2440-2445.
  25. Gangarosa EJ. Et al. 1998. Impact of anti-vaccine movementson pertussis control. The untold story. Lancet. 351: 356-361.
  26. Rybicki EP. 2010. Plant-made vaccines for humans and animals. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 8: 620-637.
  27. Zoonoses and veterinary public health.
  28. Gyssens IC. 2011. Antibiotic policy. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 38 Supplement :11-20.

Patients, Pills, Policies and Profits: Use of medicines in a Global Society

Required Literature

Global pharmaceutical policy

Dukes, M. N. G.
The law and ethics of the pharmaceutical industry / by Graham Dukes. -
Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2006. - X, 409 s.
ISBN 0-444-51868-1 (ib.)
QV 736 Du 08
Chapter 1: The Pharmaceutical Industry and its products (link to full text at the UiO)
Chapter 6: Pharmaceutical Pricing and Products (link to full text at the UiO)

Dukes, G: What do we do about traditional medicine? Article written for the course.

Use of traditional medicines:

Michael Heinrich:Ethnobotany and Natural Products: The Search for New Molecules, New Treatments of Old Diseases or a Better Understanding of Indigenous Cultures? Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry 2003, 3, 141-154.

Responding to bioprospecting : from biodiversity in the south to medicines
in the north / Hanne Svarstad and Shivcharn S. Dhillion (eds.). - Oslo :
Spartacus, 2000. - 220 s. : ill.
ISBN 82-430-0163-8 (h.)
QV 766 Re 08

Diallo D, Paulsen BS: Pharmaceutical research and traditional practitioners in Mali: Experiences with benefit sharing. p. 133-144

Adherence:

Jin J, Sklar GE, Min Sen Oh V, Chuen Li S. Factors affecting therapeutic compliance: A review from the patient's perspective. Ther Clin Risk Manag 2008; 4: 269-86.

Teaching the public:

Aubel, J., Rabei, H., Mukhtar., M (1991): Health workers’ attitudes can create communication barriers. World Health Forum Vol 12 (handed out to all students)

Chetley, A. & al (2007): How to improve the use of Medicines by consumers. Geneva : WHO, 2007

Chapters 1and 2. Chapter 5 is recommended reading.

Counterfeit medicines:

Rudolf PM, Bernstein IB. Counterfeit drugs. N Engl J Med 2004; 350: 1384-6

HIV/AIDS research:

Weiser S. et al. Barriers to Antiretroviral Adherence for Patients Living with HIV infection and AIDS in Botswana. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2003; 34(3): 281-8.

Shabbar J. et al. Antiretroviral treatment in resource-poor settings: public health research priorities. Tropical medicine & international health. 2005; 10(4): 295 -299

Essential drugs and drug pricing:

The selection of essential medicines. WHO Policy Perspectives on Medicines no. 4, 2002 - English - French - Spanish

Drug donations:

World Health Organization: Guidelines for drug donations. Revised 1999

Recommended Literature

Homede N ; Ugalde A.
Review article: Patients' compliance with medical treatments in the third world. What do we know?
Health policy and planning. 1993; 8:291-314.

Le Grand A; Hogerzeil HV; Haaijer-Ruskamp FM.
Intervention research in rational use of drugs: a review.
Health policy and planning. 1999; 14:89-102.

Loevinsohn, B. P.
Health education interventions in developing countries: a methodological review of published articles.
Int J Epidemiol. 1990 Dec; 19(4):788-94.

Marsh, V. M.; Mutemi, W. M.; Muturi, J.; Haaland, A.; Watkins, W. M.; Otieno, G., and Marsh, K.
Changing home treatment of childhood fevers by training shop keepers in rural Kenya.
Trop Med Int Health. 1999 May; 4(5):383-9.

Ross-Degnan, D.; Soumerai, S. B.; Goel, P. K.; Bates, J.; Makhulo, J.; Dondi, N.; Sutoto; Adi, D.; Ferraz-Tabor, L., and Hogan, R.
The impact of face-to-face educational outreach on diarrhoea treatment in pharmacies.
Health policy and planning. 1996 Sep; 11(3):308-18.

Matrix courses - Module 2

Disability and Ageing

Course content and objectives:

Cohen, Lawrence (1995):  Toward an Anthropology of Senility: Anger, Weakness and Alzheimer`s in Banaras, India”, Medical Anthropology Quarterly 9(2) 314-334.

Disability in local and global worlds / edited by Benedicte Ingstad and
Susan Reynolds Whyte. - Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press,
2007. - IX, 324 s. : ill.    ISBN 978-0-520-24616-4 (ib.), 978-0-520-24617-1 (h.)
HV 1568 Di 07
Ingstad, Benedicte and Susan R. Whyte: "Introduction: disability connections", p. 1-26.

Oppong, Christina (2006): Familial Roles and Social Transformations: Older Men and Women in Sib-Saharan Africa. Research on aging , 28(6): 654-668.

Disability in local and global worlds / edited by Benedicte Ingstad and
Susan Reynolds Whyte. - Berkeley, Calif. : University of California Press,
2007. - IX, 324 s. : ill.    ISBN 978-0-520-24616-4 (ib.), 978-0-520-24617-1 (h.)
HV 1568 Di 07
Traphagan, Johan: "Moral discourse and Old-age disability in Japan", p. 259-283.

Non-Communicable Diseases

Required Literature

WHO: Definition, Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes Mellitus and its Complications 1999.

Jervell, J: An update on diabetes mellitus 2000

International Textbook of Diabetes Mellitus, 3rd Edition / 2 Volume Set-  BY  R. A. De Fronzo (Editor), Ele Ferrannini (Editor), Harry Keen (Editor), Paul Zimmet (Editor)  ISBN: 978-0-471-48655-8

Community nutrition

Willett, Walter
Nutritional epidemiology / Walter Willett. - 2nd ed. - New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
- XIV, 514 s. : ill. (Monographs in epidemiology and biostatistics ; 30)
ISBN 0-19-512297-6 (ib.)
QU 145 Wi 08

Nutrition in infancy and childhood / edited by Cristine M. Trahms, Peggy L.
Pipes. - 6th ed. - [S.l.] : WCB/McGraw-Hill, c1997. - XV, 458 S. : ill.
ISBN 0-8151-8455-7
1 98qt00656- kat 1998-10-27 UMED DMmag WS 115 Nu 98
WS 115 Nu 05

Training modules for household surveys on health and nutrition. - Geneva :
Epidemiological and Statistical Methodology Unit, WHO, 1988. - 241 s. :
ill.
QU 146 Tr 04

Nutrition and health in developing countries / editors, Richard D. Semba,
Martin W. Bloem, foreword by Peter Piot. - 2nd ed. - Totowa, NJ : Humana
Press, c2008. - XXIII, 931 s. : ill. (Nutrition and health)
WA 395 Nu 08

Semba, Richard D: Nutrition and Health in Developing
Countries
(E-book).

Diet, nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases : report of a Joint WHO/FAO
Expert Consultation. - Geneva : World Health Organization, 2003. - X, 149 s. : diagr. -
(WHO technical report series ; 916)
ISBN 92-4-120916-x (h.)
QU 145 Di 08

Nutrition education : linking research, theory, and practice / Isobel R.
Contento. 2nd ed. - Boston : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, cop. 2011. -
444 s. : ill. 978-0-7637-7508-7
WB 18 Co 12

Matrix courses - Module 3 (INTHE4000)

Reproductive health

Required Literature

Maternal Mortality: Is Pregnancy Getting Safer for Women?
Reproductive Health Matters  Volume 15, Number 30, November 2007

Sundby, Johanne: Young People's sexual and reproductive health rights.
Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gyneaecol. 2006 Jun;20(3):355-68

The Lancet Sexual & reproductive health series

Grimes DA, Benson J, Singh S, Romero M, Ganatra B, Okonofua FE, Shah IH.
Unsafe abortion: the preventable pandemic
Lancet. 2006 Nov 25;368(9550):1908-19

Shaw D:Sexual and reproductive health: rights and responsibilities
Lancet. 2006 Dec 2;368(9551):1941-3

WHO, 2010, Estimates of Maternal Mortality


Recommended and supplementary reading

Cook, Rebecca J.
Reproductive health and human rights : integrating medicine, ethics, and law /
Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla. - Oxford :
Oxford University Press, 2003. - XXVII, 554 s. (Issues in biomedical ethics)
ISBN 0-19-924132-5 (ib.), 0-19-924133-3 (h.)
WQ 200 Co 04
Pages 3-60.

Global health : an introductory textbook / Ann Lindstrand ... [et al.]. -
Lund : Studentlitteratur, c2006. - 326 s. : ill.
ISBN 978-91-44-02198-0 (h.), 91-44-02198-4 (h.)
WA 530 Gl 07
Chapter 9 and 10

Maternity care in developing countries / ed. by John B. Lawson, Kelsey A. Harrison,
Staffan Bergström. - London : RCOG Press, c2001. - XII, 422 s. : ill.
ISBN 1-900364-39-5 (h.)
WA 310 Ma 08
Three first chapters.

Glasier A, Gülmezoglu AM, Schmid GP, Moreno CG, Van Look PF.
Sexual and reproductive health: a matter of life and death.
Full text via SFX: Lancet. 2006 Nov 4;368(9547):1595-607

Wellings K, Collumbien M, Slaymaker E, Singh S, Hodges Z, Patel D, Bajos N.
Sexual behaviour in context: a global perspective
Full text via SFX: Lancet. 2006 Nov 11;368(9548):1706-28

Cleland J, Bernstein S, Ezeh A, Faundes A, Glasier A, Innis J.
Family planning: the unfinished agenda
Full text via SFX: Lancet. 2006 Nov 18;368(9549):1810-27

Low N, Broutet N, Adu-Sarkodie Y, Barton P, Hossain M, Hawkes S.
Global control of sexually transmitted infections
Full text via SFX: Lancet. 2006 Dec 2;368(9551):2001-16

Fathalla MF, Sinding SW, Rosenfield A, Fathalla MM.
Sexual and reproductive health for all: a call for action
Full text via SFX: Lancet. 2006 Dec 9;368(9552):2095-100

Langer A
Cairo after 12 years: successes, setbacks, and challenges
Full text via SFX: Lancet. 2006 Nov 4;368(9547):1552-4

Rooney, Cleone
Antenatal care and maternal health : how effective is it? / Cleone Rooney. - Genova :
World Health Organization, c1992. - 74 s. (WHO/MSM/92.4)
WQ 100 Ro 04

World Health Organization
Antenatal Care Randomized Trial: Manual for the Implementation of the New Model

Care in normal birth : a practical guide / report of a Technical Working Group ; Maternal
and Newborn Health/Safe Motherhood Unit . - Geneva : WHO, 1996. - 54 s.
WA 310 Ca 00
Free full text

Transforming health systems : gender and rights in reproductive health : a training curriculum
for health programme managers / Jane Cottingham ... [et al.] ; edited by TK Sundari Ravindran.
- Geneva : World Health Organization. Department of Reproductive Health and Research, 2001.
- II, 492 s. : fig. (WHO/RHR/01 ; 29)
WA 550 Tr 02
Free full text

World Health Organization. Collaborating Centre on Environmental Health Risk
Assessment and Communication
Managing complications in pregnancy and childhood: a guide for midwives
and doctors. - Geneva : World health organization, 2001. - 1 v. (various pages).
(WHO/RHR/00.7. )
WQ 240 Ma 04
Free full text

World Health Organization. Department of Reproductive Health and Research
Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use / World Health Organization.
Department of Reproductive Health and Research. - Third edition. - Geneva
: WHO, 2004. - 1b (flere pag.).
Tidligere utgaver med tittel: Improving access to quality care in family planning.
ISBN 92-4-156266-8 (h.)
HQ 763.5 Im 05
Free full text

World Health Organization. Department of Reproductive Health and Research
Global Action for Skilled Attendants for Pregnant Women. 2002. 34 p.
Free full text

World Health Organization
Safe abortion: Technical and policy guidance for health systems. 2012. 123 p.
Free full text

World Health Organization. Department of Reproductive Health and Research
Female Genital Mutilation Integrating the prevention and the management of
the health complications into the curricula of nursing and midwifery - A student's
manual 2001 - 103 pages
Free full text

UNAIDS

World Health Organization. Department of Reproductive Health and Research
The WHO reproductive health library. 6 [elektronisk ressurs]. - Geneva
: World health organization, 2003. - 1 optisk plate (CD-ROM).
 

World Health Organization
Gender analysis in health- A review of selected tools
Free full text

Reproductive health library, a guide to evidence based practice

Infertility around the globe : new thinking on childlessness, gender,
and reproductive technologies / edited by Marcia C.
Inhorn, Frank van Balen. - Berkeley : University of
California Press, c2001. - VIII, 347 s.
ISBN 0-520-23108-2 (ib.), 0-520-23137-6 (h.)
WP 570 In 02
For special interest.
 

HIV/AIDS

Course content to be updated

Required Literature

Global health : an introductory textbook / Ann Lindstrand ...
[et al.]. - Lund : Studentlitteratur, c2006. - 326 s. : ill.
ISBN 978-91-44-02198-0 (h.), 91-44-02198-4 (h.)
WA 530 Gl 07
Chapter 5.2, p. 143-153

Barnett, Tony
Aids in the twenty-first century : disease and globalization / Tony Barnett
and Alan Whiteside. - 2nd ed. - Basingstoke : Palgrave
Macmillan, 2006. - XIV, 449 s. : ill.
ISBN 1-4039-97683 (h.), 978-1-4039-9768-5 (h.)
WC 503.4 Ba 07
pp. 71-100,pp.197-209,pp.238-261,pp.341-373.

Gupta GR, Parkhurst JO, Ogden JA, Aggleton P, Mahal A.  2008.  Structural approaches to HIV prevention. Lancet 372(9640):764-75.

Obermeyer, Carla Makhlouf
Reframing research on sexual behaviour and HIV.
Stud Fam Plann. 2005;36(1):1-12

Parker, R, and P Aggleton. (2003). HIV and AIDS-related stigma and discrimination: a conceptual framework and implications for action. Soc Sci Med 57 (2003) 13 – 24.

Poundstone, K.E., S.A. Strathdee, and D.D. Celentano. (2004). The Social Epidemiology of Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Epidemiologic Reviews Vol.26, 2004.

UNAIDS Global Facts and Figures

  • The Global AIDS epidemic
  • The ’Latest Epidemiological Trends’ Fact Sheet for your geographical region

WHO (2009). HIV and infant feeding: Revised Principles and Recommendations Rapid Advice

Recommended Literature

UNAIDS/WHO (2009).  AIDS Epidemic Update:  December 2009.

UNAIDS Understanding the latest estimates of the 2008 Report on the global AIDS epidemic – Q & A on methodology on HIV estimates

WHO/UNAIDS (2004). Guidance on Ethics and Equitable Access to HIV Treatment and Care,  Geneva

WHO (2009).  Rapid advice: antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection in adults and adolescents

WHO (2010). Rapid advice: use of antiretroviral drugs for treating pregnant women and preventing HIV infection in infants, version 2

Ties Boermaa J., Weir S.S. (2005). Integrating Demographic and Epidemiological Approaches to Research on HIV/AIDS: The Proximate Determinants Framework. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 191 (suppl 1) 61 – 67.

Various websites:

UNAIDS

WHO.Global coalition on Women and AIDS

AVERT

International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)

Methodology courses (INTHE4000)

Introduction to statistics

Required Literature

Campbell, M. J
Statistics at square one / M.J. Campbell, T.D.V. Swinscow. - 11th ed. -
Chichester : Wiley-Blackwell/BMJ Books, 2009. - IV, 188 s. : ill.
Tidligere utg., ved T.D.V. Swinscow og M.J. Campbell.
ISBN 9781405191005 (h.)
WA 950 Ca 09

Recommended Literature

Altman, Douglas G.
Practical statistics for medical research / Douglas
G. Altman. - London : Chapman and Hall, 1991. -
XII, 611 s. : ill.
ISBN 0-412-27630-5 (ib.), 0-412-38620-8
WA 950 Al 08

Introduction to epidemiology

Required Literature

(you may choose one of these books under required literature)

Coggon, D.
Epidemiology for the uninitiated / D. Coggon, Geoffrey
Rose, D.J.P. Barker. - 5th ed. - London : BMJ Books,
2003. - V, 73 s. : diagr.
ISBN 0-7279-1604-1 (h.)
WA 105 Co 08

Bonita, R.
Basic epidemiology / R Bonita, R Beaglehole, T.
Kjellström. - 2nd edition. - Geneva : World Health
Organization, 2006. - xi, 213 s. : ill.
ISBN 92-4-154707-3 (h.), 978-92-4-154707-9 (h.)
WA 105 Ba 07

Also available as e-book

Recommended Literature

Altman, Douglas G.
Practical statistics for medical research / Douglas
G. Altman. - London : Chapman and Hall, 1991. -
XII, 611 s. : ill.
ISBN 0-412-27630-5 (ib.), 0-412-38620-8
WA 950 Al 08

Rothman, Kenneth J.
Epidemiology : an introduction / Kenneth J. Rothman. - 2nd ed. - Oxford : Oxford University Press, cop. 2012.
ISBN 978-0-19-975455-7 (h.)
WA 950 Ro 12

Varkevisser, Corlien M.
Designing and conducting health systems research
projects / Corlien M. Varkevisser, Indra Pathmanathan,
Ann Brownlee. - Amsterdam : KIT Publishers, c2003. - 2 b.
ISBN 90-6832-150-1 (h.)
WA 525 Va 04

Volume 1: Proposal development and fieldwork

Volume 2: Data analysis and report writing qualitativemethods.Becoming qualitative researchers : an introduction / Corinne Glesne. - 3rd
ed. - Boston : Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, c2006. - X, 246 s. : ill.
ISBN 0-205-45838-6 (h.), 978-0-205-45838-7 (h.)
HM 48 Gl 08
P. 49-78.:Glesne, C. Being There: Developing Understanding through Participant Observation.

Inside interviewing : new lenses, new concerns / James A. Holstein, Jaber F.
Gubrium, editors. - Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage, c2003. - 557 s. : ill.
ISBN 0-7619-2851-0 (h.)
HM 48 In 09
P. 415-428: Atkinson, P. and A. Coffy :Revisiting the relationship between participant observation and interviewing.

Also available as E-book

Bernard, H. Russell
Research methods in anthropology : qualitative and quantitative methods /
H. Russell Bernard. - 4th ed. - Lanham, Md. : AltaMira Press, c2006. - XVI,803 s.
ISBN 0-7591-0869-2
GN 345 Be 09
P.186-209: Nonprobability Sampling and Choosing Informants.

Postmodern interviewing / editors James A. Holstein, Jaber F.Gubrium. -
Thousand Oaks : Sage Publications, c2003. - 287 s.
ISBN 0-7619-2850-2 (h.)
HM 48 Po 08
p. 67-80:Holstein, J. A. and J. F. Gubrium. Active Interviewing

Focus groups as qualitative research [elektronisk ressurs] / David L.
Morgan. - 2nd ed. - Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE ; London, c1997. - viii, 80
s. (Qualitative research methods series; v. 16)
ISBN 9781412984287

Finnes også som:

Focus groups as qualitative research / David L. Morgan. - 2nd ed. -
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, 1997. - VIII, 80 s. (Qualitative
research methods series ; vol. 16)
UHS 300.723 Mor
Morgan, D. (1997): Planning and research design for focus groups (pp. 31-45)  and Conducting and analyzing focus groups (pp.45-64)

Successful focus groups : advancing the state of the art / David L. Morgan,
editor. - Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage, c1993. - XV, 271 s. (Sage focus
editions ; 156)
ISBN 0-8039-4873-5, 0-8039-4874-3 (h.)
H 61.28 Mo 08
Pp. 3-19:Morgan, D. og Krueger, R.A. (1993): When to use Focus Groups and why.

Minkler M: Using Participatory Action Research to build Healthy Communities.
Public Health Rep. 2000 Mar–Jun; 115(2-3): 191–197.

Murphy, E., & Dingwall, R. (2007). Informed consent, anticipatory regulation and ethnographic practice.
Social Science & Medicine, 65(11), 2223-2234.

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