CHRISMED Journal of Health and Research

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 3--7

Deconstructing epidemiology


Rohina Joshi1, Rohit Joshi2 
1 Office of the Chief Scientist, The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2050, Australia
2 Department of Medical Oncology, Lyell McEwin Hospital, Elizabeth Vale, Adelaide SA 5112, Australia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Rohina Joshi
The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M201 Missenden Road, Camperdown, NSW 2050
Australia

Epidemiology is defined as DQthe study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events (including disease) in specified populations and the application of this study to control health problems.DQ This article gives an overview and an introduction to epidemiology and explains the main study designs. The article also discusses the key ethical issues in epidemiological studies and its applications to modern day medicine.


How to cite this article:
Joshi R, Joshi R. Deconstructing epidemiology .CHRISMED J Health Res 2015;2:3-7


How to cite this URL:
Joshi R, Joshi R. Deconstructing epidemiology . CHRISMED J Health Res [serial online] 2015 [cited 2019 Nov 12 ];2:3-7
Available from: http://www.cjhr.org/article.asp?issn=2348-3334;year=2015;volume=2;issue=1;spage=3;epage=7;aulast=Joshi;type=0