Epidemiology, Week 2 Notes
Epidemiology, Week 2 Notes Heal 350 Epidemiology
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9/14/2016 Epi Exam 1 | Evernote Web Epi- Exam 1 Quizlehttps://quizlet.com/151012729/epidemiologytest1flashcards/?new History of Epi Van Leeuwenhoek: invented the first microscope Jenner: develops smallpox vaccine Francesco Redi: dispelled the theory of spontaneous with meat and maggot experiment James Lind: the vitamin C in citrus fruits prevented scurvy (a nutrient deficient disease) among sailors Ramazzini: made a connection between work and health Semmelweis: Germ theory, particles from cadavers spread through blood Koch: age of bacteriology, grow it in lab, study parasites Florence Nightingale: nurse studied soldiers and documented mortality and health conditions Ethics Nuremberg Code : Voluntary participation in research What conditions require an IRB Review?: Research on a human subject What is informed consent?: 1. Inform participants about required tasks 2. Voluntary participation 3. Confidentiality 4. Benefits and Risks 5. Contact Info Special issues with minors : 1. Active parental consent written parental permission 2. Passive parental consent parents have to opt their child out How do you maintain confidentiality?: Keep data under lock and key Use study numbers on data forms Destroy identifying information after study Publish data in aggregate form Disease Concepts https://www.evernote.com/Home.action#n=1ea753a683684f0998e72f68c248cb16&b=a08dad632e5841/4ad9ced9785553b28&ses=4&sh=1&sds=5& 9/14/2016 Epi Exam 1 | Evernote Web Disease: an interruption, cessation,or disorder of bodily functions Etiology: the study of disease Classifying Diseases 1. Communicable which can spread from person to person vs non communicable 2. Acute with is sudden/ not severe vs chronic 4 Types of Communicable disease 1. Personperson direct vertical: from an individual to offspring horizontal: passes from infected individual. e.g. STDs, skin to skin, needles indirect Formites: contaminated objects such as pens, doorknobs, desks, and toys Droplets 2. Common vehicle: nonliving object medium such as food poisoning at a cookout 3. Zoonoses: vertebrae animals direct via bite such as rabies and eating an animal indirect via a vector 4. Vector borne https://www.evernote.com/Home.action#n=1ea753a683684f0998e72f68c248cb16&b=a08dad632e584abead9ced978552/428&ses=4&sh=1&sds=5&
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