Looking back on "causal thinking in the health sciences".

@article{Kaufman2000LookingBO,
  title={Looking back on "causal thinking in the health sciences".},
  author={Jay S Kaufman and Charles Poole},
  journal={Annual review of public health},
  year={2000},
  volume={21},
  pages={
          101-19
        }
}
It has now been over a quarter of a century since the publication of Mervyn Susser's Causal Thinking in the Health Sciences (1973, Oxford University Press), the first book-length treatment of causal reasoning and inference in our field. Major contributions of this work were its holistic focus on the origins of health outcomes in the context of ecologic systems and its invigoration of the literature on causal criteria in epidemiology. Although a recent resurgence of interest in social context… CONTINUE READING

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