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Need help summarizing a journal article.

I need some help with of the attached journal article. What I am looking for it to pull out factors regarding how the article applies to Native Americans and their much shorter than average life expectancy.

Need help summarizing a journal article

I need some help with a one page summary (250-300 words) of the attached journal article. What I am looking for is to pull out factors regarding how the information in the article contributes to Native Americans and their much shorter than average life expectancy.

This solution analyzes real data regarding the number of variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) cases in the UK. The annual number of deaths in different age groups is shown, together with the total number of deaths. The solution explains how the curves can be compared, and the conclusions that can be drawn regarding the course of vCJD infection in different age groups. It will be of interest both for studies on vCJD and disease epidemiology in general.

Figure 2 is a plot of number of deaths per year by birth cohort (i.e. those victims born before 1970, those born in the 1970s and those born in the 1980s). Table 1 gives the median age at death of UK victims of definite or probable vCJD for those years for which a median could sensibly be calculated. The overall median age at d

Sources of variation in medicine

Describe the sources of variation in medicine and how they can affect clinical findings? Discuss the various types of variables in biostatistics?

Epidemiology and Biostatistics are emphasized.

Discuss differences in making inferences from parametric and nonparametric data. Discuss methods in which a researcher may decide on size of the sample needed for a research project and what factors may influence his decisions. References if possible, thank you.

Outbreak of Gastrointestinal Illness Summary

Based on the article attached, please asesses each subject question listed below: An Outbreak of Gastrointestinal Illness following a Church Supper 1. Would you call this an epidemic? Would you call it an outbreak? 2. Review the steps of an outbreak investigation 3. List the broad categories of diseases that must be

Ecologic Fallacy

Scenario: Congratulations! You just received funding from the EPA to conduct a study to see if there is a link between air pollution and lung disease. As a public health professional, how would you design a study that is not weakened by the ecologic fallacy? You should include the following considerations in your study de

Continuing education programs

As you are putting the policy and procedure manual together, another team notes that continuing education of cancer registry personnel is a requirement for accreditation. They have asked for a meeting with other teams to determine how much money should be allocated for education and what kinds of programs personnel should attend

Prospective and Retrospective Cohort Studies

Explain the difference between prospective and retrospective cohort studies by performing a literature search to locate two studies that illustrate these types of studies and write a brief synopsis of each one, comparing and contrasting the two types of studies. How about polio vaccinated people verses unvaccinated people, or i

Epidemiology project help

Please explain the concept of epidemiological surveillance and the use of outbreak investigative techniques. How do epidemiologists determine if an epidemic is occurring? Please provide references.

Defining Long-Term-Care

Choose chapter 6 of whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2003/9241562250.pdf Include a brief summary of the main points

Select a population that is vulnerable,pick a disease for one of these populations,explain the type of epidemiology uses for your topic(descriptive or analysis) describe the relationship of the disease to various levels of prevention

Select a population that is vulnerable, infants, teens,homeless, elderly, mentally ill, immigrants, victims of violence, pick a disease for one of these populations, influenza, hiv, hpv, hepatitis, diabetes, cancer, heart fisease, obesity, pregnancy, drug abuse. define epidemiology. Review routine research data(medical and healt

You are the chief epidemiologist at a local county health department.

I need assistance with a letter related to epidemiology: You are the chief epidemiologist at a local county health department. One day, you receive a phone call from Mrs. Hudson, a resident of the northern part of a nearby town with a population of 25,000. She believes there is a cancer cluster in her community. Here's why:

Hydrating power of water, Gatorade and PowerAde.

A register dietitian has been asked to help the lawyers decide which hydrating product (water, Gatorade, or PowerAde) is best for them. She needs to do a presentation that explains the pros and cons takeing into consideration the effect on their health and overall wellness. For most of your life you have been drinking water a

John Snow as the founder of modern epidemiology

A summary of the works of John Snow and the premise in which his experiments were formulated. How did he explain that abdominal pain is the first symptom of cholera and how does this work demonstrate the scientific method?

Infectious Disease

Pick an infectious disease in which you are interested in, such as Tuberculosis, AIDS, the Bird Flu, Anthrax, or Chickenpox. As part of your investigation, select a population of interest. For example, a particular race or ethnicity and how they relate to your infectious disease. Include the following information: a. Describ

Medical Futility

Define medical futility and discuss the ethical implications of futility in the context of Resource Allocation. Should patients or their families have say as to what constitutes futile treatment? Or is the decision best left to the physician?

A few questions about diet are included.

1)The rate of obesity in America is steadily increasing along with the incidence of adult-onset diabetes. What role does family, lifestyle, and psychological issues play in obesity? What health-related risk factors increase with obesity? Keeping these factors in mind, how would you address the issues of health and wellness with

A self practice exercise is empphasized in health care.

Select one public sector not-for-profit health agency within the United States health care system. Describe the type of health organization: government, quasi-government, or voluntary. Examples include the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Indian Health Service, Quality Improvement Organizations (QIO), the American Hea

Apoptosis

Why is this process important to understand when providing medications to cancer patients?

Education - indicator of socioeconomic status?

Education is often used as an indicator of a persons socioeconomic status. Historically, the number of years of schooling completed has been recorded in the Census of Population as a measure of education. Critics say that this measure is no longer accurate as a measure of education. Comment and support your reasoning in deta

Off-Shoring an IT/Accounting Team

Prepare a three to four page list (forty sources) of scholarly journal articles that relate to the topic of off-shoring an IT/accounting team to a low labor cost country. Specifically, the bibliography list is needed to answer questions if outsourcing or off-shoring will result in cost savings, if customer satisfaction will