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Epidemiology

Epidemiology: Epidemiology is the study of frequency, distribution and determinants of health related states and events including diseases and the application of this study to control the disease and other health problems. It can be also described as a branch of evidence based medical science that deals with the incidence, distribution and control of diseases in a population chiefly by use of statistics. In other terms, it is a sum of the factors controlling the presence or absence of a disease...

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Epidemiology

Research Synthesis (meta-analysis) Case Study Single subject Design Epidemiology (Case control and Cohort) Experimental Historical (Archival) Epidemiology Research What is Epidemiology?  “the  study  of  the  distribution and determinants of health related states or events in specified populations, and the application of this study to the  control  of  health  problems”  (Last,  1988) Epidemiology Research Terminology  Distribution—relates to the frequency and patterns...

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Epidemiology

 Epidemiology Paper Roshanda Dixon Grand Canyon University: NRS-427V March 27, 2015 Abstract According to the reading epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of the health related stated or events (WHO, 2013). The purpose of this study is to gain control of the disease and other major health issues. Tuberculosis is one of the most largest nationwide diseases that are spread throughout the continent. The description of the disease along with how it’s spread...

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Epidemiology of Homeless

Epidemiology of Homeless/Indigent People with Mental Illness Vulnerable populations are defined in many ways. Variables of the definition are dependent on the author, their current location and how they believe that they may assist this population. Vulnerability as defined in a healthcare setting are those with a greater than average risk of developing health problems by virtue of their marginalized sociocultural status, their limited access to economic resources, or personal characteristics such...

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Epidemiology Paper

Epidemiology Paper Chlamydia is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease in the United States. Chlamydia is transmitted through direct contact through mucus membranes such as eyes, throat, and genital areas. It may also be transmitted to babies during vaginal delivery at birth, resulting in conjunctivitis or pneumonia. Chlamydia is considered a silent epidemic because individuals with the disease are often asymptomatic and go untreated. Left untreated, Chlamydia can lead to pelvic...

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Week5 Epidemiology

 Epidemiology NUR/408 February 2, 2015 Amy Reagan Epidemiology Public health nursing involves assessing populations of all kinds, on a regular basis. Vulnerable populations are the most worrisome as they are at higher risks for certain diseases or actions. Teens are among the vulnerable populations due to many different risk factors, such as pregnancy, drug use, and much more. Epidemiology plays a major role in public health nursing by allowing nurses to study and identify risk factors that...

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Epidemiology Paper

Running head: Epidemiology paper: Tuberculosis Epidemiology Paper: Tuberculosis Richard Doria Grand Canyon University NRS-427V October 5, 2014 Epidemiology Paper: Tuberculosis “Tuberculosis (TB), a multisystem disease with myriad presentations and manifestations, is the most common cause of infectious disease–related mortality worldwide. Although TB rates are decreasing in the United States, the disease is becoming more common in many parts of the world. In addition, the prevalence...

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Field Epidemiology

findings was able to get the pump disabled. He also noticed that all deaths occurred by the broad street pump which later was proven that there had been a cholera outbreak in that part of town. 3. One key way of gathering information in field epidemiology is conducting interviews. What information did John Snow gather through interviews, that he could not have obtained any other way? john snow went around to families of deceased persons to collect information on where they got their water from and...

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diabetes epidemiology

Diabetes Epidemiology September 29, 2014NUR/408 Abstract The following analysis of diabetes is intended to show the role of epidemiology in the surveillance and prevention of diabetes within the African American community. The examination defines and shows the purpose of epidemiology as well as the tools utilized in the study of the disease. This includes the epidemiological triangle which assists in outlining the levels of prevention for diabetes within the African American community. Diabetes...

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Uses of Epidemiology

Uses of Epidemiology Hint: Think like a… -Biologist -Medical doctor -Public health officer -Health policy maker Eg. World health organization (look at the spread of a disease); Pharmacy (find preventative Eg. Stop the spread of west nile virus (mosquito), learn from the media, get rid of standing water around your house USA: Cause of mortality in the 1900s per 100,000 people #1 cause of death = pneumonia (respiratory infection causing inflammation) Caused by bacteria infection...

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