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CSUFHESC 401Archana Mc EligotFall

HESC 401 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: False Positives And False Negatives, Unimodality, Blood Pressure

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5 Oct 2016
5
To define the validity and reliability of screening and diagnostic tests. To compare measures of validity, including sensitivity and specificity. To il
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HESC 401 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Cohort Study, Etiology, Fallacy

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7 Nov 2016
3
In general, observations in human populations through case studies and cohort studies are what we are left with: you cannot induce an exposure or subst
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CSUFHESC 401Archana Mc EligotFall

HESC 401 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11-13: Relative Risk, Cohort Study, Attributable Risk

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7 Nov 2016
3
Case-control studies and cohort studies are best used when attempting to discern the etiology of disease. Rcts, cohort, and case-control studies all de
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HESC 401 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Infertility, Coronary Artery Disease, Menopause

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1 Nov 2016
6
To describe the design of a cohort study, and to distinguish it from a randomized trial. To illustrate the cohort study design with two important examp
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HESC 401 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Cohort Study, Cancer Staging, Life Table

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7 Oct 2016
6
To compare five different ways of describing the natural history of disease: case-fatality, five-year survival, observed survival, median survival time
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HESC 401 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Blind Experiment, Pre-Clinical Development, Design Issues

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15 Oct 2016
4
To describe the important elements of randomized trials. To define the purpose of randomization and of masking. To introduce design issues related to r
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HESC 401 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Recall Bias, Confounding, Reporting Bias

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7 Nov 2016
1
Any error in design that results in a false association. There are many different types of bias but the three most prevalent in epidemiological studies
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HESC 401 Chapter 10: Chapter 10 Case-Control Studies

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6 Nov 2016
3
10 case control studies and other study designs. Randomized clinical trials (rcts): randomization of a population according to specific characteristics
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HESC 401 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Blind Experiment, Endometrial Cancer, Publication Bias

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15 Oct 2016
3
To define key concepts of epidemiologic study design in the context of randomized trials: sample size, type i error, type ii error, power, generalizabi
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