E-SLP Assignment 3

Note:

I need complete 2-3 pages paper on the following assignment. HALF PAGE LENGTH IS NOT ACCEPTED. Must address the all steps properly.  Must include 3 credible references  from provide required readings and cited in APA.  Must provide 100% original work.

DO NOT PROVIDE THE PREVIOUSLY USED WORK.

DO NOT WRITE QUESTIONS IN ANSWER!

Case Assignment

Descriptive epidemiology is used to evaluate trends in health and disease and to be able to make comparisons among the population and subgroups within countries; and to provide a basis for planning, provision, and evaluation of services.

As a health officer, you have been asked to collect information to characterize and summarize tuberculosis epidemic in your state. (My State is California).

Write a complete 2-3 pages paper in which you do the following:

  • 1.      Discuss the pattern and distribution of the disease in the population of your state as well as subgroups within the state.
  • 2.      What recommendations would you make to your administrator based on your findings?
  • 3.      Describe the basic types of epidemiologic study designs that are used to test hypotheses, identify associations and establish causation.

Be sure you support essay with evidence from the literature. Must provide proper introduction and conclusion. Must include 3 credible references from provided required readings.

Required Reading

Boston University School of Public Health (n.d.). Overview of analytic studies. Retrieved from http://sphweb.bumc.bu.edu/otlt/MPH-Modules/EP/EP713_AnalyticOverview/EP713_AnalyticOverview_print.html

Carneiro, I. & Howard, N. (2011). Introduction to epidemiology (2nd ed). Open University Press: New York, NY. ISBN: 9780335244621   

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (2012). Lesson 1: Introduction to Epidemiology, Section 6: Descriptive Epidemiology. Principles of epidemiology in public health practice (3rd ed.), pp. 1-31.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Atlanta, GA. http://www.cdc.gov/ophss/csels/dsepd/ss1978/lesson1/section6.html

Ellis-Christensen, T. (2016). What is descriptive epidemiology? Retrieved from: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-descriptive-epidemiology.htm

Cosio G (2012). Epidemiological Overview of Tuberculosis [Presentation]. Retrieved from https://www.aphl.org/programs/infectious_disease/tuberculosis/TBCore/OverviewCourse.pdf

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (2016). Malaria. Retrieved from http://www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/Malaria/research/Pages/biology.aspx

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