Rose’s strategy of preventive medicine

  title={Rose’s strategy of preventive medicine},
  author={Paul Elliott},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
This new edition of Geoffrey Rose’s seminal book is very welcome. Accompanied by a commentary by Kay-Tee Khaw and Michael Marmot, it rightly leaves Rose’s original text untouched. How well does his text translate more than 15 years on? The answer is very well indeed. As Khaw and Marmot illustrate in their commentary, the basic premise that most diseases and causes are continuously distributed in the population, and that mass diseases require mass (population-wide) solutions, is as true today as… CONTINUE READING


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