The Resource Racial and ethnic differences in disease, Anthony P. Polednak

Racial and ethnic differences in disease, Anthony P. Polednak

Label
Racial and ethnic differences in disease
Title
Racial and ethnic differences in disease
Statement of responsibility
Anthony P. Polednak
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Polednak, Anthony P
Index
index present
LC call number
GN296
LC item number
.P65 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
GN 296
NLM item number
P763r 1989
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical anthropology
  • Health and race
  • Ethnic groups
  • Anthropology, Physical
  • Disease
  • Ethnic Groups
  • Anthropologie médicale
  • Santé et race
  • Groupes ethniques
  • Ethnic groups
  • Health and race
  • Medical anthropology
  • Epidemiologie
  • Ziekten
  • Rassen (mens)
  • Etnisch bewustzijn
  • Ethnische Gruppe
  • Krankheit
  • Kulturvergleich
  • Rasse
  • Medizin
  • Anthropologie
Label
Racial and ethnic differences in disease, Anthony P. Polednak
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 1 Introduction: Concepts of Racial Ethnic Groups in Epidemiology -- Definitions' -- Use of Racial/Ethnics Group Concepts in Epidemiology -- Strategies for Comparing Results of Different Studies -- Conclusions
  • Chapter 2: Interpretation of Racial/Ethnic Difference in Disease -- Errors of Measurements -- Age and Socioeconomic Status -- Differences in Environment -- Differences in Body Constitution -- Genetic Differences -- Conclusions
  • Chapter 3: Physical Anthropology of Racial/Ethnic Groups -- Blood Groups, Serum Proteins and Histocompatibility Antigen Types -- Estimation of Degree of Racial Admixture -- Some Racial/Ethnic Groups -- Other Physical Anthropological Data, Conclusions
  • Chapter 4: Some Sources of Data on Health and Disease -- United States -- International -- Other Sources -- Conclusions
  • Chapter 5: Single-Gene Disorders -- Some Recessively Inherited Diseases -- G6PD Deficiency, Thalassemia, and Hemoglobinopathies -- Conclusion
  • Chapter 6: Infectious and Parasitic Diseases -- Description of Racial/Ethnic Differences -- Explanations for Differences -- Key Problems: Vaccines, Drug Resistance, and Adverse Effects of Drugs -- Conclusion
  • Chapter 7 Cardiovascular Diseases -- Description of Racial/Ethnic Differences -- United States -- International Comparsions -- Explanations for Differences -- U.S. Blacks and Whites-Other U.S. Racial/Ethnic Groups -- International Differences -- Conclusion
  • Chapter 8-Cancers -- Description of Racial/Ethnic Differences -- United States -- International Comparisons -- Explanations for Differences -- Conclusions
  • Chapter 9-Various Chronic Disorders and Other Conditions -- Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue -- Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases -- Diseases of Blood and Blood Forming Organs -- Diseases of the Digestive Systems -- Diseases of the Respiratory System (Excluding Pneumonias) -- Complications of Pregnancy, Perinatal Conditions, Birth Defects and Related Conditions -- Diseases of the Nervous System and Sense Organs -- Mental Disorders -- Accidents, Injuries, Homicide and suicide-Conclusions
  • Chapter 10-Summary and Conclusions -- Racial/Ethnic Groups Revisited: Their Value in Epidemiology and Public Health -- Biological Anthropology and Epidemiology -- Review of Major Themes -- Explanations for Differences in Disease Rates -- Prognosis of Chronic Diseases -- Other Clinical Applications -- Epilogue -- Refernces-Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 364 pages
Isbn
9780195059700
Lccn
89003121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)19325278
  • (OCoLC)ocm19325278
Label
Racial and ethnic differences in disease, Anthony P. Polednak
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Chapter 1 Introduction: Concepts of Racial Ethnic Groups in Epidemiology -- Definitions' -- Use of Racial/Ethnics Group Concepts in Epidemiology -- Strategies for Comparing Results of Different Studies -- Conclusions
  • Chapter 2: Interpretation of Racial/Ethnic Difference in Disease -- Errors of Measurements -- Age and Socioeconomic Status -- Differences in Environment -- Differences in Body Constitution -- Genetic Differences -- Conclusions
  • Chapter 3: Physical Anthropology of Racial/Ethnic Groups -- Blood Groups, Serum Proteins and Histocompatibility Antigen Types -- Estimation of Degree of Racial Admixture -- Some Racial/Ethnic Groups -- Other Physical Anthropological Data, Conclusions
  • Chapter 4: Some Sources of Data on Health and Disease -- United States -- International -- Other Sources -- Conclusions
  • Chapter 5: Single-Gene Disorders -- Some Recessively Inherited Diseases -- G6PD Deficiency, Thalassemia, and Hemoglobinopathies -- Conclusion
  • Chapter 6: Infectious and Parasitic Diseases -- Description of Racial/Ethnic Differences -- Explanations for Differences -- Key Problems: Vaccines, Drug Resistance, and Adverse Effects of Drugs -- Conclusion
  • Chapter 7 Cardiovascular Diseases -- Description of Racial/Ethnic Differences -- United States -- International Comparsions -- Explanations for Differences -- U.S. Blacks and Whites-Other U.S. Racial/Ethnic Groups -- International Differences -- Conclusion
  • Chapter 8-Cancers -- Description of Racial/Ethnic Differences -- United States -- International Comparisons -- Explanations for Differences -- Conclusions
  • Chapter 9-Various Chronic Disorders and Other Conditions -- Diseases of the Musculoskeletal System and Connective Tissue -- Endocrine, Nutritional, and Metabolic Diseases -- Diseases of Blood and Blood Forming Organs -- Diseases of the Digestive Systems -- Diseases of the Respiratory System (Excluding Pneumonias) -- Complications of Pregnancy, Perinatal Conditions, Birth Defects and Related Conditions -- Diseases of the Nervous System and Sense Organs -- Mental Disorders -- Accidents, Injuries, Homicide and suicide-Conclusions
  • Chapter 10-Summary and Conclusions -- Racial/Ethnic Groups Revisited: Their Value in Epidemiology and Public Health -- Biological Anthropology and Epidemiology -- Review of Major Themes -- Explanations for Differences in Disease Rates -- Prognosis of Chronic Diseases -- Other Clinical Applications -- Epilogue -- Refernces-Index
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
ix, 364 pages
Isbn
9780195059700
Lccn
89003121
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)19325278
  • (OCoLC)ocm19325278

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