Epidemiology By Fatma Khalifa Epidemiology Epidemiology is dervied

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Epidemiology By Fatma Khalifa

Epidemiology By Fatma Khalifa

Epidemiology • Epidemiology is dervied from Greek word “EPIDEMIC” • Epidemology , applies only

Epidemiology • Epidemiology is dervied from Greek word “EPIDEMIC” • Epidemology , applies only to human • Epizoology , applies to veterinary and plant epidemiology. • Zoo = animal.

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introduction Is the study and analysis of the distrubation patterns , (who, when, and

introduction Is the study and analysis of the distrubation patterns , (who, when, and where)and determinants of health and disease conditions in defined populations. OR , Science which deal with the incidence , distrubation and possible

Introduction control of diseases and other factors relating to the health and disease. OR

Introduction control of diseases and other factors relating to the health and disease. OR , The cornerstone of public health and shapes policy decisions and evidence based practice.

Epidemiological components • Health : A state of normal physical , anatomical and mental.

Epidemiological components • Health : A state of normal physical , anatomical and mental. • Disease : Dysfunction or any abnormal in physiological or anatomical structures. • Collection to the data • Analysis of the obtained data • Interpretation of the data

Defination It is the study of : 1 - Frequency, 2 - Distribution, 3

Defination It is the study of : 1 - Frequency, 2 - Distribution, 3 - Determinants of diseases and other related conditions in population.

Defination Study : Systematic collection , analysis and interpretation of data. Frequency : The

Defination Study : Systematic collection , analysis and interpretation of data. Frequency : The number of times of disease occurs. Answer the question of How many ?

Defination Distrubation : Distrubation of the disease by animal , place and time. Answer

Defination Distrubation : Distrubation of the disease by animal , place and time. Answer the question who , where and when ? Determinants : Factors determinate the presence or absence of the disease and its level. Answer the question : how and why ?

Important of Epidemiology According to the International Epidemiology Association (IEA) , Application of this

Important of Epidemiology According to the International Epidemiology Association (IEA) , Application of this study used to : 2 - Identify the aetiological factors concern with disease. 1 - Describe the distrubation and size of the disease problems in population.

Important of epidemiology 3 - Provide the data essential to the planning to solve

Important of epidemiology 3 - Provide the data essential to the planning to solve the problem in population. 4 - Apply the prevention measurs and promotion of health then prolonging life.