EPIDEMIOLOGICAL METHODOLOGY AND HYGIENE

MED/42 - 9 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff

ANTONELLA PAOLA AGODI
Email: agodia@unict.it
Office: Comparto 10/Edificio C
Phone: 0953782183
Office Hours: Tutti i lunedì e i mercoledì dalle 11.30 alle 12.30. Si consiglia di chiedere conferma sulla presenza del docente per e-mail


Detailed Course Content

Epidemiological Methodology

Public Health for the translation from basic science into prevention, promotion of health and policies. The sampling; To measure the events; To study the cause-effect relationships; Experimental epidemiology; The screening test; The investigation of an epidemic; Cluster of events; The questionnaires in epidemiology; Epidemiology of vaccination;

Hygiene

Epidemiology and prevention of respiratory tract infections; Epidemiology and prevention of parenteral or sexual-transmitted infections; Epidemiology and prevention of food- and waterborne diseases and zoonoses; Epidemiology and prevention of enteric infections; Epidemiology and prevention of emerging and vector-borne diseases; Epidemiology and prevention of vaccine-preventable diseases; Epidemiology and prevention of hospital acquired infections; Epidemiology and prevention of cardiovascular diseases; Epidemiology and prevention of diabetes mellitus and obesity; Epidemiology and prevention of cancer; Pre- and periconceptional epidemiology. Public Health Genomics.



Textbook Information

  1. F Faggiano, F Donato, F Barbone. Manuale di Epidemiologia per la Sanità Pubblica. Centro Scientifico Editore
  2. PL Lopalco, AE Tozzi Epidemiologia facile. Il Pensiero Scientifico Editore
  3. Checcacci L, Meloni C, Pellissero G.: IGIENE Casa Editrice Ambrosiana



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