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Role of Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the study of how often diseases occur in different people and why they occur. Epidemiology can help us track diseases and find out when an outbreak is occurring or if a disease is decreasing due to a public health interventions.

Given the above information, what do you think is the role of the epidemiologist in data collection? What is John Snow's (1854) influence on the foundation of modern epidemiology? What are the current 10 leading causes of death for all races/ethnicities? What, according to you, are the five most important human diseases associated with stress? Justify your answers with appropriate research and reasoning and comment on the postings of at least two peers as to whether you agree with their view on the diseases associated with stress.

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Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the study of how often diseases occur in different people and why they occur. Epidemiology can help us track diseases and find out when an outbreak is occurring or if a disease is decreasing due to a public health interventions.

Given the above information, what do you think is the role of the epidemiologist in data collection?

The role of epidemiologist in data collection is involving the surveillance, data collection and analysis, and the use of data to create interventions that improve the health of the target population. The role of an epidiemologist in data collection is also to identify and develop an hypothesis of the data collected. After collecting data the epidemiologist should look for common exposures among patients and try to identify the source of the problem. Epidemiologist can evaluate the hypothesis by visiting the hypothesizes source of location and conducting laboratory tests. Epidemologist then conduct cohort study that divide the people in test and control group. The ...

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Epidemiology is the study of how often diseases occur in different people and why they occur. Epidemiology can help us track diseases and find out when an outbreak is occurring or if a disease is decreasing due to a public health interventions.

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