Applied Epidemiology. Theory to Practice by Ross C. Brownson, Diana B. Petitti

By Ross C. Brownson, Diana B. Petitti

St. Louis Univ., MO. Textbook/reference for college students, practitioners, and public well-being care brokers. Applies conventional epidemiologic equipment for picking out disorder etiology to the 'real-life' occasions of public healthiness and health and wellbeing companies study. DNLM: Epidemiology.

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The aggregation of events in space and time, Rothenberg et al. 1990). "Outbreaks" usually refer to (the investigation of) acute health effects—such as an epidemic of foodborne disease due to the Salmonella bacterium. "Clusters" have tended to focus on longer-term, chronic conditions such as (the investigation of whether living near a radiation tailing site increases the risk of) childhood leukemia. Field investigations present special challenges and opportunities for public health professionals.

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