Trident BHS210 module 1 -5 discussion

| August 30, 2017

Question
MODULE 1 –

Week 1 (this week): You have been asked to investigate an outbreak of a disease in a restaurant. Discuss how you will determine the occurrence of the outbreak. Please provide an in-text citation—based on your researched (provided) reference(s)—to support your point of view. Do this for this and all subsequent discussions.

Week 2 (next week): Analyze at least 3 classmates’ comments into one new comment of your own. You must analyze/synthesize viewpoints and assumptions of classmates and experts.

MODULE 2 –

In Week 1 (this week):You have been presented for Discussion 2 with a morbidity and mortality Table for a number of diseases. Compare the morbidity and mortality rates for the top three (3) diseases. What factors would you select that will allow you to determine which disease the community should be most concerned about? So, you should be looking at rates and number of cases. Look at: .cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/pdf/10LCID_All_Deaths_By_Age_Group_2010-a.pdf”>http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/pdf/10LCID_All_Deaths_By_Age_Group_2010-a.pdf for an idea of how cases are grouped by age and type of injuries and diseases.

In Week 2 (next week): Analyze at least 3 classmates’ comments into one new comment of your own. You must analyze/synthesize viewpoints and assumptions of classmates and experts.

#1

#2

#3

#4

2003 Ranking

Heart Disease-28%

Cancer-22.7%

Stroke-6.4%

Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases-5.2%

2010 Ranking

Heart Disease-24.2%

Cancer-23.3%

Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases-5.6%

Stroke- 5.2%

# 1

# 2

# 3

# 4

2003 Ranking

Heart Disease-28%

Cancer-22.7%

Stroke-6.4%

Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases-5.2%

2010 Ranking

Heart Disease-24.2%

Cancer-23.3%

Chronic Lower Respiratory Diseases-5.6%

Stroke- 5.2%

MODULE 3 –

Week 1 (this week):

Discuss disease surveillance.
The surveillance data that you have been asked to examine has some flaws in how the data was collected. Suggest methodologies that can be done differently to obtain a more accurate dataset.
Week 2 (next week):

Analyze at least 3 classmates’ comments into one new comment of your own. You must analyze/synthesize viewpoints and assumptions of classmates and experts.
MODULE 4 –

Week 1 (this week):Twin brothers living in the same household have almost the same lifestyle. They eat the same food, exercise five times a week, and meditate regularly. However, the younger twin learned recently that he has been diagnosed with lung disease. Based on your readings and research so far, what could have contributed to this diagnosis? Provide in-text citation(s) to support your explanation.

Week 2 (next week): Analyze at least 3 classmates’ comments into one new comment of your own. You must analyze/synthesize viewpoints and assumptions of classmates and experts.

MODULE 5 –

Discuss the three main observational study designs.
You are to conduct an observational study of a population grouped into smokers and non-smokers. Which of the three main study designs would you use and why? Please provide in-text citation(s) to support your point of view.
REFERENCES for CITATIONS:

Module 1

Required Reading

WHO (2014). Infectious Diseases. Retrieved on 4/11/14 from .who.int/topics/infectious_diseases/en/”>http://www.who.int/topics/infectious_diseases/en/

WHO (2014). Vector-borne diseases. Retrieved on 4/11/14 from .who.int/heli/risks/vectors/vector/en/”>http://www.who.int/heli/risks/vectors/vector/en/

Healthline (2014). Disease Transmission. Retrieved on 4/11/14 from .healthline.com/health/disease-transmission”>http://www.healthline.com/health/disease-transmission

About John Snow (2014). Retrieved on 4/11/14 from .lshtm.ac.uk/about-john-snow/”>http://johnsnowbicentenary.lshtm.ac.uk/about-john-snow/

John Snow and the Broad Street Pump (2014). .cricketmag.com/home.asp”>Cricket 31(3), pp. 23-31, Nov. 2003. Retrieved on 4/11/14 from .ph.ucla.edu/epi/snow/snowcricketarticle.html”>http://www.ph.ucla.edu/epi/snow/snowcricketarticle.html

BBC History (2014). John Snow (1813 – 1858). Retrieved on 4/11/14 from .bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/snow_john.shtml”>http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/snow_john.shtml

Optional Reading

Principles of Epidemiology. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from University of Illinois at Chicago web site .uic.edu/sph/prepare/courses/ph490/resources/epilesson01.pdf”>http://www.uic.edu/sph/prepare/courses/ph490/resources/epilesson01.pdf

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Salmonellosis. Technical Information. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .cdc.gov/salmonella/”>http://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/

Module 2
Required Reading

New York Department of Health- Basic Statistics. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .health.ny.gov/diseases/chronic/basicstat.htm”>www.health.ny.gov/diseases/chronic/basicstat.htm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – Ten Leading Causes of Death and Injury (2003). Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/LeadingCauses.html”>http://www.cdc.gov/injury/wisqars/LeadingCauses.html

Definition of Mortality Rate. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=10118″>www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=10118

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .jhsph.edu/courses/fundepi/PDFs/Lecture6.pdf”>ocw.jhsph.edu/courses/fundepi/PDFs/Lecture6.pdf

Gerstman B (2005). Epidemiology Kept Simple. Chapter 6: Incidence and Prevalence Greatly Abridged. San Jose State University. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .sjsu.edu/faculty/gerstman/eks/06-formulas.pdf”>http://www.sjsu.edu/faculty/gerstman/eks/06-formulas.pdf

Optional Reading

Evans J (1997). Epidemiology in Practice: Disease Incidence. J Comm Eye Health, 10(24):60-62. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .cehjournal.org/0953-6833/10/jceh_10_24_060.html”>http://www.cehjournal.org/0953-6833/10/jceh_10_24_060.html

Statistics Every Writer Should Know. (n.d.). Retrieved on 10/1/13 from RobertNiles.com Web site: .robertniles.com/stats/”>http://www.robertniles.com/stats/

Gabriel S. , Michaud K. Review: Epidemiological studies in incidence, prevalence, mortality, and comorbidity of the rheumatic diseases Arthritis Research & Therapy 2009, 11:229 (doi:10.1186/ar2669) Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .com/content/pdf/ar2669.pdf”>http://arthritis-research.com/content/pdf/ar2669.pdf

Module 3
Required Reading

Carneiro, I. Howard, N. (2011). Introduction to Epidemiology, 2nd Edition.

What is Descriptive Epidemiology? Retrieved on 4/11/14 from: .wisegeek.com/what-is-descriptive-epidemiology.htm”>http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-descriptive-epidemiology.htm

Principles of Epidemiology. Second Edition. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved on 4/11/14 from: .facmed.unam.mx/deptos/salud/bibliotecav/epi_course.pdf”>http://www.facmed.unam.mx/deptos/salud/bibliotecav/epi_course.pdf

Optional Reading

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (2003). Malaria. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .niaid.nih.gov/topics/Malaria/research/Pages/biology.aspx”>http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/Malaria/research/Pages/biology.aspx

Module 4
Required Reading

Infectious Disease Epidemiology: Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .mailman.columbia.edu/academics/degree-offerings/mph/full-time-mph/certificates/infectious-disease-epidemiology”>http://www.mailman.columbia.edu/academics/degree-offerings/mph/full-time-mph/certificates/infectious-disease-epidemiology

Infectious Diseases: Definition. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .mayoclinic.com/health/infectious-diseases/DS01145″>http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/infectious-diseases/DS01145

.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Stanbury%20M%5BAuthor%5D&cauthor=true&cauthor_uid=22836537″>Stanbury M, .ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Anderson%20H%5BAuthor%5D&cauthor=true&cauthor_uid=22836537″>Anderson H, .ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Blackmore%20C%5BAuthor%5D&cauthor=true&cauthor_uid=22836537″>Blackmore C, .ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Fagliano%20J%5BAuthor%5D&cauthor=true&cauthor_uid=22836537″>Fagliano J, .ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Heumann%20M%5BAuthor%5D&cauthor=true&cauthor_uid=22836537″>Heumann M, .ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=Kass%20D%5BAuthor%5D&cauthor=true&cauthor_uid=22836537″>Kass D, .ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=McGeehin%20M%5BAuthor%5D&cauthor=true&cauthor_uid=22836537″>McGeehin M. (2012).Functions of environmental epidemiology and surveillance in state health departments. Retrieved on 11/27/13 from .ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22836537″>http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22836537

Optional Reading

Diseases and Health Promotion. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .cdc.gov/chronicdisease/overview/index.htm”>http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/overview/index.htm

The Power of Prevention – Chronic health disease…..the public health challenge of the 21st century (2009) CDC. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .cdc.gov/chronicdisease/pdf/2009-Power-of-Prevention.pdf”>http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/pdf/2009-Power-of-Prevention.pdf

Different Kinds of Epidemiologic Studies. (n.d.). Retrieved on 10/1/13 from University of Illinois at Chicago Web site: .pitt.edu/~super1/lecture/lec0571/index.htm”>http://www.pitt.edu/~super1/lecture/lec0571/index.htm

Epidemiologic Design II: Focus on Analytic Study. (n.d.). Retrieved on 10/1/13 from University of Illinois at Chicago Web site: .pitt.edu/~super1/lecture/lec0561/index.htm”>http://www.pitt.edu/~super1/lecture/lec0561/index.htm

Module 5
Required Reading

Analytic Study Design (n.d.). Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .epidemiolog.net/evolving/AnalyticStudyDesigns.pdf”>http://www.epidemiolog.net/evolving/AnalyticStudyDesigns.pdf

Optional Reading

Aschengrau A, Seage GR (2003). Chapter 6: Overview of Epidemiologic Study Designs. Essentials of Epidemiology in Public Health, Boston: Jones & Bartlett Publishers. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .jbpub.com/aschengrau/Aschengrau06.pdf”>http://publichealth.jbpub.com/aschengrau/Aschengrau06.pdf

Cosio G (2005). Epidemiological Overview of Tuberculosis [Presentation]. Retrieved on 10/1/13 from .paho.org/cdmedia/dpccd01/Presentations/Day1/EPIDEMIOLOGICAL%20OVERVIEW%20OF%20TUBERCULOSIS%202.ppt”>www.paho.org/cdmedia/dpccd01/Presentations/Day1/EPIDEMIOLOGICAL%20OVERVIEW%20OF%20TUBERCULOSIS%202.ppt

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