GENERAL AND APPLIED HYGIENE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Give knowledges about the principle methods applied in public health, health organization and health economics.
Course contents summary
General concepts of prevention and evaluation of the health needs
History and applications of epidemiology. The sources of the
statistical and epidemiological data
Measures: descriptive and analytical: crude, specific and
Ecological, cross-sectional, case-control and cohort Studies
Experimental Studies, Experimentation of new medicines and vaccines
Drawing of the study, collection of the data, ethical and privacy
Coding and analysis of the data. Bias in epidemiology
The sources of the law. General overview of health legislation
International health Organization. Role of WHO
Italian health Organization national and regional: from the L
833/78 to the Devolution
Hospital and territorial Organization of the NHS
Signorelli C. Igiene, epidemiologia, sanità pubblica (Secrets, III ed.). SEU, Roma, 2006.
· Barbuti S et al. Igiene e medicina preventiva. Monduzzi, Bologna, 2004.
· Signorelli C. Elementi di metodologia epidemiologica (VI ed.). SEU, Roma, 2005.