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Unit 1 Answers Epidemiology 6000 1. Epidemiology seeks to identify disease in populations , while clinical medicine focuses on diagnosing and treating disease in individuals . Epidemiology is concerned with disease in groups, and does not predict which individuals will become ill. 2. Define epidemiology: a) The study of the distribution, determinants and deterrents of morbidity and mortality in humans and animals. b) The study of the distribution, determinants and deterrents of morbidity and mortality in individuals. c) The study of the distribution, determinants and deterrents of morbidity and mortality in human populations. d) Epidemiology determines which individual will develop disease. 3. Analytical studies are used to test hypotheses. a. True b. False 4. The tendency of the leading causes of mortality in developed countries to shift from mainly infectious diseases to mainly chronic diseases is called the epidemiologic
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Unformatted text preview: transition. a. True b. False 5. Which person, credited with being the founder of medical statistics, first quantified disease using the Bills of Mortality? a. William Farr b. Hippocrates c. John Graunt d. John Snow 6. Who conducted the first clinical trial on the treatment of scurvy? a. William Farr b. John Graunt c. John Snow d. James Lind 7. Endemic refers to the usual frequency of disease in a given population. a. True b. False 8. Which of the following is not listed as a basic ethical principle in the Belmont report: a. Respect for persons b. Beneficence c. Informed Consent d. Justice 9. Which of the basic ethical principles of the Belmont report states that the burdens and benefits of research should be equally distributed? a. Beneficence b . Justice c. Respect for persons d. Informed consent...
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