• Navidi and colleagues showed that their bidirectional case-crossover design method provided a better estimate than the standard case-crossover design and illustrated the potential bias in the latter approach. (epa.gov)
  • This issue of Rheumatic Disease Clinics, guest edited by Dr. Sindhu Johnson, will cover Advances in Epidemiologic Methods to Study Rheumatic Diseases. (elsevier.com)
  • This is a third-level epidemiologic methods course intended for advanced Masters and Doctoral students who desire to build depth and nuance in their understanding of cohort study design and conduct. (bu.edu)
  • Participation in lectures, practicals and writing a research plan for a proposed epidemiologic study. (uta.fi)
  • The research plan will be assessed on scale 1-5, based on the public health importance of the topic, background and rationale for the proposed study, clarity in the formulation of the study question, appropriateness of the methods and selected study design, feasibility of conducting the study, and overall clarity of the research plan. (uta.fi)
  • To be most effective, they should test the logistics of the proposed study methods under similar circumstances to the planned trial. (news-medical.net)
  • We provide a detailed example of a web-based method that we developed for a study in Starr County, Texas, assessing high school students' work and health status. (biomedcentral.com)
  • METHODS: A prospective observational study of patients admitted with community-acquired pneumonia in NHS Lothian, UK, was conducted. (biomedsearch.com)
  • This one-week intensive will address a set of epidemiologic issues on each day through a formal lecture, group discussion, small group exercises, and student presentations. (bu.edu)
  • Although the epidemiologic techniques and general principles remain valid, the usage described of certain drugs, vaccines, and other specific health-related strategies may be obsolete. (cdc.gov)
  • The course is intended to provide students with the skills and knowledge to critically evaluate health research based on epidemiologic standards. (umassonline.net)
  • How specifically would this method be implemented in public health surveillance? (cdc.gov)
  • Students who encounter these and methods in subsequent classes (or work) will have a better understanding of how they fit in public health. (bu.edu)
  • This method is a stochastic representation of the process, modeled usefully as a Markov process, which produces the health realizations with death as the final state. (ispub.com)
  • Details of this dynamic method and its advantages are reviewed and the code is available for non-profit use only to the public health research community as a free download. (biomedcentral.com)
  • A background of Epidemiologic equipment and Concepts relies on a set of contributions which seemed in "SPM overseas magazine of Public Health", beginning in January 2001. (bhopalchest.com)
  • How should methods of disease ascertainment change in response to advances in molecular diagnostics or to increased population mobility? (lww.com)
  • The courses emphasize not only the theoretical underpinnings of the different epidemiologic investigation designs, but also their practical applications. (jhsph.edu)