Tag: Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the study and analysis of the distribution, patterns and determinants of health and disease conditions in defined populations. It is a cornerstone of public health, and shapes policy decisions and evidence-based practice by identifying risk factors for disease and targets for preventive healthcare


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Essay on the Epidemiology of Clostridioides Difficile
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Introduction: Clostridioides difficile also known as C. difficile or C. diff is a Gram-positive, anaerobic bacterium and is the most prevalent pathogen among all healthcare-associated infections... Last modified: 22nd Jun 2021

Epidemiology of Pancreatic Cancer Essay
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Introduction: The objective of the present research paper is to highlight the epidemiological facts related to pancreatic cancer (i.e frequency, distribution and determinants of health) and identify the public health authorities’ approaches towards management and control of this devastating health condition.... Last modified: 14th Jun 2021

Essay on Leptospirosis
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Introduction: Leptospirosis is a disease associated with human contact with wild and domestic animal urine. A bacterium by the name of Leptospira causes this disease process.... Last modified: 10th Jun 2021

Descriptive Epidemiology of Syphilis
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Introduction: Descriptive Epidemiology measures the frequency of disease in a population, determines the characteristics of diseased individuals, and determines whether the occurrence of disease varies by place and time... Last modified: 11th May 2021

Lassa Fever Essay
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Introduction: Lassa Fever (LF) is a haemorrhagic virus endemic in Western Africa. Symptoms can range from no symptoms to deafness, abortion and haemorrhage. Diagnosis can be difficult and treatment can only be effective if administered shortly after symptoms begin. ... Last modified: 20th Apr 2021

Epidemiological Analysis of Malaria Disease
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Introduction: People with malaria will suffer from high fever, chills, and flu-like illness. There are four kinds of malaria that can infect the human body: Plasmodium falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale, and P. malaria.... Last modified: 29th Jan 2021

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology
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Introduction: Systemic Lupus Erythematous (SLE) is a complex chronic autoimmune disease that affects multiple organ systems. In SLE many autoantibodies are created causing multiple organ systems to be affected and resulting in the inflammatory responses evident in the clinical manifestation of the disease ... Last modified: 24th Sep 2020

Use of Epidemiology in Disease Control and Prevention
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Introduction: Epidemiology is used to research root causes of specific health occurrences in specific people, places, and during specific time frames. It is also used to find out what specifically caused the problem.... Last modified: 28th Aug 2020

Epidemiology: Parametes Affecting Influenza
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Introduction: Epidemiology Assignment Part 1 Influenza is an upper respiratory infection commonly known as the flu. It is caused by either influenza virus A or B and can cause “fever, headache, muscle pain, runn... Last modified: 25th May 2020

Epidemiology of Drug Misuse
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Introduction: This assignment is going to focus on drug misuse according to Goldberg(2018)’ being addicted is not only cocaine or other illegal drugs but it can be prescribed drugs like tramadol painkillers’ by... Last modified: 12th May 2020

Influenza: Epidemiology, Structure and Diagnostic Methods
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Introduction: Influenza continues to be a major public health concern despite significant advancement in vaccination and viral research. Influenza is a communicable viral disease that is known to affect the upper respiratory tract including lower and upper respiratory passages.... Last modified: 30th Apr 2020

Epidemiology of Hoarding Disorder: a Case Study
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Introduction: The Impact and Management of Mental Health Comorbidity Mrs. Bennett is a 72-years-old female with history of Parkinson’s disease that has been well controlled with medication for the last five year... Last modified: 12th Feb 2020

Endemic, Epidemic and Pandemic
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Introduction: Question What is the difference between an Endemic, Epidemic and Pandemic? Answer Epidemiology is the collective term for the study of global causes, patterns and effects of health and disease conditi... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

A Review of Epidemiology and Causation Concepts
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Introduction: Running head: A Review of Epidemiology and Causation Concepts The concept of causation in epidemiology has been a difficult enterprise to students and researchers seeking to master it b... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Epidemiology, Genetics and Causes
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Introduction: Intro Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. This occurs because of damage to the outer layer of nerve called the myelin sheath. An aut... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

The Epidemiology Of Tuberculosis Health And Social Care Essay
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Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to inform and educate the reader of the mechanisms that make up the respiratory disease called tuberculosis. This paper addresses the history, the study of the disease, an... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Epidemiology Of Childhood Obesity Health And Social Care Essay
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Introduction: This brings me to the Epidemiology of Childhood Obesity. One of the Major health problems that plague the United States is Childhood obesity. Since the 1980 the amounts of children who have been consi... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Descriptive Epidemiology of Teen Suicide
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Introduction: Teen Suicide Having a loved one, friend, or even an acquaintance, that choose to take his or her life, is devastating and life altering for those left behind.  According to the Cent... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Epidemiology in relation to health promotion
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Introduction: This assignment will define epidemiology, list and describe some of its main aspects and assess the significance of those aspects for their effect on health promotion. The example of lung cancer will ... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020

Epidemiology Of Cholera John Snow Health Essay
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Introduction: It has been over a century and a half when John Snow undertook the study of the Cholera epidemic of 1854 in London. His work, which was published in the 1855 book On the Mode of Communication of Chole... Last modified: 11th Feb 2020