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Genetic epidemiology

Harry Campbell and Susan Service

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A major challenge for epidemiology in the future is understanding the role of genetic risk factors and how genetic factors interact with environmental factors in causing disease. There is a clear ... More


Teaching a first course in epidemiologic principles and methods

Kenneth J. Rothman

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a sequence of core topics to broach the teaching of epidemiologic principles and methods. They cover the essential principles and the main methods for conducting epidemiologic ... More


Statistics in epidemiology

Per Kragh Andersen

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Epidemiology deals with the assessment of effects of risk factors on disease outcome in human populations, and statistics has played a prominent role in its development. This chapter provides a guide ... More


Infectious disease epidemiology

Marc Lipsitch

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.016
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Infectious disease epidemiology courses in practice concentrate almost exclusively on communicable diseases; those transmitted from person to person. Such courses are generally taught in one of two ... More


Teaching epidemiology inside and outside the classroom

J. H. Abramson

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.028
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There is no single ideal way to teach epidemiology. Teaching takes place in different situations, and its techniques and content differ. A good teaching programme is one that is geared to its ... More


Lifecourse epidemiology

Yoav Ben-Shlomo and Diana Kuh

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A life course approach to epidemiology is the study of the long-term effects on later health, or disease risk of physical or social exposures during gestation, childhood, adolescence, young ... More


Occupational epidemiology

Neil Pearce

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Occupational epidemiology is the study of the distribution and causes of illness and injury that result from hazardous workplace exposures. This chapter presents an approach to teaching occupational ... More


Nutritional epidemiology

Walter C. Willett

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Nutritional epidemiology is a relatively new branch of epidemiology which focuses on understanding the relation between diet, and long-term health and disease. Our understanding of biologic ... More


Teaching a course in psychiatric epidemiology

Rebecca Fuhrer and Ezra Susser

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.018
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter serves as a guide for developing a course in psychiatric epidemiology; that is, epidemiological methods applied to the study of psychiatric disorders rather than the epidemiology of ... More


Competency-based curriculum in epidemiology

Haroutune Armenian, Michael E. Thompson, and Jonathan Samet

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.030
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter presents a competency-based approach to education in epidemiology. The approach matches the active and applied nature of epidemiology, whether in the research or practice setting. It can ... More


Teaching chronic respiratory disease epidemiology

Josep M. Antó

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.021
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The development of respiratory disease epidemiology is relatively recent compared to other disease-oriented epidemiologies, such as those devoted to infectious diseases, cancer, or cardiovascular ... More


Pharmacoepidemiology

Susan Jick

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an approach to teaching drug epidemiology (often called pharmacoepidemiology) that focuses primarily on techniques for conducting drug safety studies. These techniques, however, ... More


Climate change and human Health: issues for teacher and classroom

Anthony J McMichael and Ulisses Confalonieri

in Teaching Epidemiology: A guide for teachers in epidemiology, public health and clinical medicine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199239481
eISBN:
9780191716973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239481.003.015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Global climate change, caused by human actions, is a recent, remarkable and distinctive source of risks to human health. Because of its newness, complexity and scale, it poses important challenges to ... More


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