# Study sets matching "term:epidemiology = study of relationships determining frequency and distribution of diseases"

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epidemic

pandemic

Epidemiology

Characteristics of epidemiology

The occurrence in a community or region of cases of an illness…

An epidemic occurring worldwide, or over a very wide area, cro…

is concerned with the distribution and determinants of health…

population focus, distribution, determinants, outcomes, quanti…

epidemic

The occurrence in a community or region of cases of an illness…

pandemic

An epidemic occurring worldwide, or over a very wide area, cro…

epidemiology (Greek)

epidemiology

population perspective

inferential study

a statement about what is upon the people

study of the distribution and determinants of health-related s…

described by person, place, and time

descriptive study

epidemiology (Greek)

a statement about what is upon the people

epidemiology

study of the distribution and determinants of health-related s…

Epidemiology

Distribution

Distribution variables

Morbidity

The study of the distribution and determinants of disease freq…

Refers to how morbidity and mortality is distributed in a give…

person, place, and time.

illness, disease, injury

Epidemiology

The study of the distribution and determinants of disease freq…

Distribution

Refers to how morbidity and mortality is distributed in a give…

Incidence rates

Morbidity rates

Mortality rates

Risk

The occurrence of new cases of disease or condition in a commu…

Rates of illness

Birth and death rates

Probability of an adverse event

Incidence rates

The occurrence of new cases of disease or condition in a commu…

Morbidity rates

Rates of illness

epidemic

pandemic

Epidemiology

Characteristics of epidemiology

The occurrence in a community or region of cases of an illness…

An epidemic occurring worldwide, or over a very wide area, cro…

is concerned with the distribution and determinants of health…

population focus, distribution, determinants, outcomes, quanti…

epidemic

The occurrence in a community or region of cases of an illness…

pandemic

An epidemic occurring worldwide, or over a very wide area, cro…

Define and describe the discipline of e…

Summary of epidemiology

Objectives and activities in epidemiolo…

Epidemiology assumptions

Epidemiology is...... A public health-discipline basic science wh…

Epidemiology is the study (scientific, systematic, data driven…

Identify patterns/trends in disease occurrence in... various grou…

Disease occurrence is not random... Systematic investigation of…

Define and describe the discipline of e…

Epidemiology is...... A public health-discipline basic science wh…

Summary of epidemiology

Epidemiology is the study (scientific, systematic, data driven…

epidemiology

distribution

determinants

scope

community medicine

the frequency and pattern of health-related characteristics an…

Any factor, whether event, characteristic, or other definable…

the range and breadth which epidemiological studies can observe

epidemiology

community medicine

distribution

the frequency and pattern of health-related characteristics an…

Incidence rates

Morbidity rates

Mortality rates

Risk

The occurrence of new cases of disease or condition in a commu…

Rates of illness

Birth and death rates

Probability of an adverse event

Incidence rates

The occurrence of new cases of disease or condition in a commu…

Morbidity rates

Rates of illness

Incidence

Prevalence

Case Fatality Rate

Risk factor

The number of new cases per person per unit of time

The proportion of the population at a given time that has a ca…

Ratio of fatal cases to total cases

A definable element of exposure that captures at least one par…

Incidence

The number of new cases per person per unit of time

Prevalence

The proportion of the population at a given time that has a ca…

Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

Environmental Epidemiology

Molecular epidemiology

Genetic epidemiology

Provides the original model for the study of disease in popula…

Study of environmental exposures that contribute to or protect…

Epidemiological studies that incorporate molecular and cellula…

Epidemiological studies of heritable factors and genetic x env…

Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

Provides the original model for the study of disease in popula…

Environmental Epidemiology

Study of environmental exposures that contribute to or protect…

epidemiology

classical epidemiology

clinical epidemiology

infectious disease epidemiology

the study of the distribution and determinants of diseases and…

(more imp. in event) population oriented, studies community or…

studies patients in health care settings in order to improve t…

heavily dependent on laboratory support

epidemiology

the study of the distribution and determinants of diseases and…

classical epidemiology

(more imp. in event) population oriented, studies community or…

Incidence

Prevalence

Case Fatality Rate

Risk factor

The number of new cases per person per unit of time

The proportion of the population at a given time that has a ca…

Ratio of fatal cases to total cases

A definable element of exposure that captures at least one par…

Incidence

The number of new cases per person per unit of time

Prevalence

The proportion of the population at a given time that has a ca…

Epidemiology

Population

Frequency (quantification)

Distribution

Studies the frequency, distribution and determinants of health…

Epidemiology studies health and disease in populations. Popula…

"How much" disease exists in populations.

How disease is spread across populations.

Epidemiology

Studies the frequency, distribution and determinants of health…

Population

Epidemiology studies health and disease in populations. Popula…

epidemiology

distribution

determinants

scope

community medicine

the frequency and pattern of health-related characteristics an…

Any factor, whether event, characteristic, or other definable…

the range and breadth which epidemiological studies can observe

epidemiology

community medicine

distribution

the frequency and pattern of health-related characteristics an…

Nsg and epidemiology

Epidemiology

The principle science of public health

Two epidemiology methods

Promoting and preserving the health of populations

Study of the distribution and determinants of health and disea…

Epidemiology

Descriptive... Analytic

Nsg and epidemiology

Promoting and preserving the health of populations

Epidemiology

Study of the distribution and determinants of health and disea…

Epidemiologist (Disease detective)

Epidemiology

What is a classic study?

10 Essential Public Health Services

They collect, analyze and interpret data.They use tools of the…

The study of the distribution and determinants of disease in t…

The link between smoking and lung cancer

Epidemiologist (Disease detective)

They collect, analyze and interpret data.They use tools of the…

Epidemiology

The study of the distribution and determinants of disease in t…

Public Health

Public Health Professional

10 Great Public Health achievements 199…

Disciplines of Public Health

The science of protecting and improving the heath of communiti…

analyze effects of genetics, personal choice and environment o…

1. Vaccination... 2. Motor Safety... 3. Safer work places... 4. Control…

- Basic sciences ... - Clinical sciences... - Public Health/communit…

Public Health

The science of protecting and improving the heath of communiti…

Public Health Professional

analyze effects of genetics, personal choice and environment o…

Surveillance

Communicable disease

Demography

Biostatistics

systemic collection, analysis, interpretation, dissemination,…

an illness caused by infectious agent that can be transmitted…

the study of data (births, deaths, socioeconomic status) perta…

A field of statistics pertaining to living organisms

Surveillance

systemic collection, analysis, interpretation, dissemination,…

Communicable disease

an illness caused by infectious agent that can be transmitted…

Acculturation

Age-specific rates

Attack rate

Bimodal

Modifications that individuals or groups undergo when they com…

Frequency of a disease in a particular age stratum divided by…

An alternative form of the incidence rate that is used when th…

Bimodal distribution may signify two different causal mechanis…

Acculturation

Modifications that individuals or groups undergo when they com…

Age-specific rates

Frequency of a disease in a particular age stratum divided by…

Rate Ratio

Odds Ratio

Risk Ratio

Components of Epidemiology

(rate of disease in the exposed) / (rate of disease in the non…

(odds of disease in exposed) / (odds of disease in the non-exp…

(risk of disease in the exposed) / (risk of disease in the non…

-Measure disease frequency... -Assess distribution of disease ... -I…

Rate Ratio

(rate of disease in the exposed) / (rate of disease in the non…

Odds Ratio

(odds of disease in exposed) / (odds of disease in the non-exp…

public health

3 scientific basis of public health

epidemiology

objectives of epidemiology: 5

goal: promote the health of the population through organized c…

pathology and toxicology, internal medicine, epidemiology

study of the distribution and determinants of disease frequenc…

study course of disease,... determine extent,... identify patterns…

public health

goal: promote the health of the population through organized c…

3 scientific basis of public health

pathology and toxicology, internal medicine, epidemiology

Epidemiology

disease

disease frequency

definition, counting system, calculatin…

"The study of the distribution and determinants of... disease fre…

This is defined as health-related states and events... including…

Epidemiology defines this measure as one that identifies and c…

What are the three components necessary to calculate disease f…

Epidemiology

"The study of the distribution and determinants of... disease fre…

disease

This is defined as health-related states and events... including…

what are the 3 key words in the definit…

measures of frequency

measures of association

Risk

distribution determinants ... disease

quantifying disease distribution among groups ... unique to desc…

quantifying the association between determinants and disease…

aka cumulative incidence... The probability that a disease-free,…

what are the 3 key words in the definit…

distribution determinants ... disease

measures of frequency

quantifying disease distribution among groups ... unique to desc…

What is health?

What are the 6 dimensions of health?

What is public health?

Population is:

Absence of illness

1. Physical ... 2. Social... 3. Mental... 4. Emotional... 5. Spiritual... 6.…

The science and art of promoting health and extending life on…

a collection of individuals that share one or more characteris…

What is health?

Absence of illness

What are the 6 dimensions of health?

1. Physical ... 2. Social... 3. Mental... 4. Emotional... 5. Spiritual... 6.…

portal of exit definition

exits

portal of exits

Epidemiology

when pathogen leaves the host body

Respiratory = nose.... Gastrointestinal = anus.... STD pathogens = m…

Respiratory.... Salivary.... Skin.... Fecal.... Urogenital.... Blood.

the study of disease in populations. CDC (Center of Disease Co…

portal of exit definition

when pathogen leaves the host body

exits

Respiratory = nose.... Gastrointestinal = anus.... STD pathogens = m…