GENERAL AND APPLIED HYGIENE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student must acquire knowledges of epidemiological methodology for scientific product's reading
Course contents summary
History and applications of the epidemiology. The sources of the statistical-epidemiological data. The main measures in epidemiology: proportions and rates; incidence and prevalence; mortality and lethality. The standardization of the rates. Epidemiological measures of risk: attributable risk, relative risk.
The epidemiological studies: ecological, cross-sectional, case-control, cohort studies. The experimental therapeutic and preventive studies.
The appraisal of effectiveness of the medical participations; ethical aspects and of privacy