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Epidemiology (Population-Based Health Studies)

The Importance of Epidemiology Research

An example of an area in which an epidemiologist might specialize is in the design of research studies. How would the epidemiologist's contributions to a research study be different from those of other public health professionals?

Wildfire Disaster Planning

Identify three lessons learned during the recent wildfires in California. What improvements can be made to pre-fire planning?

Etiology

Explain the etiology of two of the following: TB, measles, rabies, salmonella, or any other public health concern not discussed in this chapter (feel free to use the epidemiological triangle in your task). Then discuss the epidemiological importance of an in-apparent infection.

A Discussion on Health Coverage

Discuss three ideas for community preparedness training in an effort to increase the effectiveness of "spontaneous volunteers".

Nuclear Disasters: Chernobyl

Select a historical chemical/radiological disaster in the last century and discuss the mental health impacts of the event. Please cite your sources. What are some public health tools that could be used to deal with the immediate and long-term effects on mental health?

Biological Weapons

Which is more likely to be a threat to national public health in the next 10 years: bioterrorism or explosion/bombings? Why?

Texas Public Health System

You have been asked to prepare a 30-minute PowerPoint presentation for new members of the Board of Health in your state. These new members are not public health professionals. They require definitions, an overview of the historical background of public health, examples of the workforce, core functions, core concepts and controve

Social epidemiology

We know that epidemiology looks at the distribution of diseases within specific populations. On the other hand, social epidemiology looks at social behavior and other factors to determine how they affect the distribution of disease within a population. Consider where you live, either in a state, city, or neighborhood community l

Global Disease Epidemiology

Choose a broadcast on a disease that's being discussed, - findings of the disease - the issue being presented - the country the disease is occurring - how does it relate to global disease epidemiology - was there anything of interest

Analyzing Epidemiological Data

Please help analyzing epidemiological data on a developed nation, a 'second world' country, and an underdeveloped third world country. Based on the review of global health disparities across inter/intra national countries, analyze data by the use of epidemiological analytical methods to infer the factors or causes for these pub

Epidemiology: Cause And Effect

Do epidemiological studies demonstrate cause and effect? Is there a difference between epidemiological cause and effect and medical or statistical cause and effect? Are there health models to support your argument?

Cause and Effect of Disease

1. Explaining the difference between establishing risk factors and prevention and demonstrating cause and effect of disease? What is the difference between epidemiological research and clinical or medical research? 2. Analyze the criteria for establishing a cause and effect relationship with respect to health/disease an

Application of Epidemiology to Obesity

Need assistance in analyzing the obesity problem in the U.S. as compared to another developed country in which the obesity problem is not as significant. Include factors such as age, gender, race, socioeconomic status, and marital status in your analysis. Need assistance hypothesizing the reason why the rate of obesity is higher

Clinical Epidemiology and Decision Making Case Study

Need assistance in 4-8 pages with the following: "The Pew Center on Global Climate Change reported in September 2011 that the number of flood damages in the Northeast continues to rise. In Wilkes-Barre, PA, 75,000 people were evacuated as the Susquehanna River crested at a record of 42.7 feet. An estimated 5,400 homes and bus

Descriptive Epidemiology Case Study

Robert Bazell, chief science correspondent for NBC News (2010) stated that the Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, as well as other hospitals throughout the country, are swamped with type-2 diabetes. The news gets worst. Just seven (7) years ago, the CDC reported that one (1) in ten (10) Americans would contract thi

Analyzing an Article for Biased Language

Application: Analyzing an Article for Biased Language This week, you have seen how APA not only prescribes a standard way of communicating, but the organization also provides guidance to you on writing in ways that reflect sensitivity to the dignity of others. To prepare for this assignment: - Review the APA Manual material o

Morbidity and Screening Procedures

Need assistance with the following along with a reference: - Suggest how understanding the course of a disease can be used to better measure and interpret morbidity. Provide specific examples to support your response. - Analyze various sources of morbidity data and how morbidity can be measured using incidence and prevalence

Surveillance System Overview

I would appreciate any help I can receive in brief: 1. Provide an overview of a surveillance system and the data. 2. An analysis of the data quality and the instrument used. 3. Identify a trend, patterns of chronic disease in the data and risk factors by age, sex, race/ethnic, group and socioeconomic status. 4. Sugge

Health System Analysis

Hi, I need help with an outline: The organization and financing of the health care system is different for each country. Politics, culture, wealth, history, and environmental factors influence the development and distribution of health services. I am choosing Vietnam to analyze its health system in terms of cost, quality

Globalization of Heart Disease

Dean Ornish describes the "globalization of heart disease" in this talk: http://www.ted.com/talks/dean_ornish_on_the_world_s_killer_diet.html Explain why this is occurring and correlate national behavioral and genetic risk factors to the epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases.

Asthma Discussion

I would like help with writing a brief introductory paper that gives the reader an overview of the disease then to write about the signs and symptoms of the disease, causes, pathophysiology, diagnosis, management, epidemiology, etymology and history of the disease. Can anyone help? (5 pages and 5 peer review references)

H1N1 Pandemic Statistics and Decision Making in a Streptococcus Outbreak

1. In 2009, there was a major H1N1 pandemic. Researching further for more information, research the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention or the World Health Organization data and statistics relating to the national and global findings. Using the researched data information, include the information in a table to compare and

Epidemiologists and Monitoring Prescriptions

With the concept of collect once, use many times, it is increasingly evident that data collected for one purpose are used to satisfy another. The state of Rhode Island, for example, tracked the spread of H1N1 influenza by looking at electronic prescription records for Tamiflu and other antivirals prescribed. Data on the zip code

A Mumps Epidemic - Iowa, 2006

Hi, Dr. Levy-Mairs, PhD. May I ask of your assistance with this problem? I would appreciate whatever help you can assist me with. I am not too familiar with it. Thank you in advance. A large proportion of the mumps cases in Iowa were among vaccinated persons. Why wasn't it concluded that the vaccine was not working? 300 w