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Develop a study design for each of the following major designs

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Subject: Health Care / Epidemiology
Due on: 08/12/2017
Posted On: 08/12/2017 04:12 PM
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Review your studies on John Snow and the London cholera outbreak along with what you have learned about experimental study designs. Develop a study design for each of the following major designs presented utilizing the components and concepts comprising Dr. Snow's cholera outbreak:

  • Cross-sectional.
  • Case control.
  • Cohort.
  • Clinical trial.

For each study design address the following components:

  • Historical concepts and practices that provided the foundation for the practice of epidemiology and epidemiological research related sciences.
  • Advantages of this design as it relates to this health issue.
  • Disadvantages of this design as it relates to this health issue.
  • Common statistical measures utilized in this study design.
  • Sampling issues with each study design as it relates to this health issue.
  • Bias in epidemiological research and understand how it is controlled in research design.

For the second part of the assignment, select a recent (within the past 5 years) or a well-known public health issue and complete the following:

  • Provide a one-page summary of the outbreak.
  • Identify and discuss literature regarding the outbreak.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of the outbreak resolution based on the strengths and limitations of the study designs utilized in the literature.
  • Develop a different study design that best fits the outbreak and justify the selection through a discussion of the study design's strengths and limitations as it relates to your chosen health issue.
  • Identify sampling issues you would expect to encounter in your selected study design.
  • Review the Study Design Scoring Guide for information on how this assignment is graded.
  • Name potential biases possible in this study design and your selected health issue.
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