Term: Epidemiology

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2007-09-26

Definition:

The study of the transmission and control of disease, and of the health status of a population.

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References 

  • Bernstein CN, Blanchard JF, Metge C, Yogendran M. The association between corticosteroid use and development of fractures among IBD patients in a population-based database. Am J Gastroenterol 2003;98(8):1797-1801. [Abstract] (View)

Term used in 

  • Garland A, Fransoo R, Olafson K, Ramsey C, Yogendran M, Chateau D, McGowan K. The Epidemiology and Outcomes of Critical Illness in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)
  • Kozyrskyj A, Mustard CA, Simons FER. Development of a drug treatment-based severity measure in childhood asthma. J Asthma 2002;39(5):421-428.(View)