Introduction to Epidemiology & Biostatistics

by Raywat Deonandan, PhD

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    The lecture Introduction to Epidemiology & Biostatistics by Raywat Deonandan, PhD is from the course Epidemiology and Biostatistics: Introduction. It contains the following chapters:

    • Course Overview and History of Epidemiology
    • Origin of Epidemiology
    • Terminology
    • Studies
    • Smallpox
    • Observational Epidemiology
    • Learning Outcomes

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    1. Miasma theory was the incorrect belief that infectious diseases were caused by noxious air, and not by microscopic agents.
    2. The theory that disease comes from microscopic agents like bacteria or viruses.
    1. Ontology
    2. Epistemology
    3. Methodology
    1. Epistemology
    2. Ontology
    3. Methodology
    1. Methodology
    2. Ontology
    3. Epistemology
    1. Herd immunity is the idea that some members of a population will be effectively protected against acquiring an infectious disease if sufficient members of their community (or herd) have been rendered immune, usually through vaccination.
    2. The tendency for cattle to be resistant to disease.

    Author of lecture Introduction to Epidemiology & Biostatistics

     Raywat Deonandan, PhD

    Raywat Deonandan, PhD

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