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Epidemiological concepts pre-1950 and their relation to work in the second half of the century

Rodolfo Saracci

in The Development of Modern Epidemiology

Published in print April 2007 | ISBN: 9780198569541
Published online September 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191724077 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569541.003.0004
Epidemiological concepts pre-1950 and their relation to work in the second half of the century

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the emergence of the epidemiology of non-communicable diseases. It then discusses methodological developments, differential developments between old and new epidemiologies, and modern epidemiology.

Keywords: epidemiology; epidemiological research; non-communicable diseases; methodological developments; modern epidemiology

Chapter.  5375 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology

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