Topic 1: Complete the required Readings before posting to this Discussion. Analyzing specific examples in the text from Chapters, 7, 8 and 9, explain how types of epidemiological studies impact knowledge of diagnosis, prognosis or clinical treatment. Be sure to use vocabulary that demonstrate your understanding of epidemiological terms.
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In Clinical Epidemiology, read:
Chapter 7: “Diagnosis”
Chapter 8: “Prognosis”
Chapter 9: “Treatment”
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. Solve the outbreak. Disease detective. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/mobile/applications/sto/web-app.html
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. (2017). Partnering to heal. Retrieved from https://health.gov/hcq/training-partnering-to-heal.asp
Course Web Resources
- Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality [AHRQ]. (2014). Guide to clinical preventive services. Retrieved from https://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/guide/index.html
- Centers for Disease control and Prevention [CDC]. (2014). Principles of epidemiology in public health practice. An Introduction to applied epidemiology and biostatistics. (3rd ed.). Glossary. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/OPHSS/CSELS/DSEPD/SS1978/Glossary.html
- Department of Health and Human Services. (2014). Leading health indicators. Retrieved from http://healthypeople.gov/2020/LHI/default.aspx
- Healthy People 2020. (2016). Topics and objectives. Retrieved from https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives
Course PDF Web Resources
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. (2014). Principles of epidemiology in public health practice. An Introduction to applied epidemiology and biostatistics. (3rd ed.). Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/ophss/csels/dsepd/ss1978/ss1978.pdf
- Guide to Clinical Preventive Services. (2014). Recommendations of the US preventive task force. Retrieved from https://archive.ahrq.gov/professionals/clinicians-providers/guidelines-recommendations/guide2012/guide-clinical-preventive-services.pdf