Research Updates

Epidemiology for Beginners

Friyana Bhabha

Introducing the basics and explaining the terminology

Take Home Messages: Epidemiology describes the risk of disease, injury or death. It predicts disease based on risk factors or exposure. It is a tool used to assess populations and improve the health of the general public. Better understanding of the terminology, types of studies and study analysis can assist occupational health nurses in the workplace. For more information about epidemiology, see our ‘Summary of article inform...

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