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NURS 6700 Epidemiology for Population Health: Welcome & Course Readings

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NURS 6700 Required Course Readings


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Admi, H., Eilon, Y., Hyams, G., & Utitz, L. (2011). Management of Mass Casualty Events: The Israeli Experience. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 43(2), 211-219.

Bartlett, J. G., Branson, B. M., Fenton, K., Hauschild, B., Miller, V., & Mayer, K. (2008). Opt-out testing for human immunodeficiency virus in the United States: Progress and challenges. Journal of the American Medical Association, 300(8), 945–951.

Beam, E., Boulter, K., Freihaut, F., Schwedhelm, S., & Smith, P. (2010). The Nebraska experience in biocontainment patient care. Public Health Nursing, 27(2), 140-147.

Benser, J. K., Young, G., Stolzmann, K., Osatuke, K., Meterko, M., Caso, A., White, B., & Mohr, D. C. (2011). The relationship between organizational climate and quality of chronic disease management. Health Services Research, 46(3), 691-711.

Blake, J., Choden, T., Hemans-Henry, C., Koppaka, R. & Greene, C. (2011). NYC Epi Scholars Program: Promoting applied health disparities research in an urban public health department-A program model. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 17(4), 313-315.

Creighton, P., Lew, J.-B., Clements, M., Smith, M., Howard, K., Dyer, S., Lord, S., & Canfell, K. (2010). Cervical cancer screening in Australia: Modelled evaluation of the impact of changing the recommended interval from two to three years. BMC Public Health, 10, 734–747.

Doll, R., & Hill, A. B. (1999). Smoking and carcinoma of the lung. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 77(1), 84–93.

Easley, C., Petersen, R., & Holmes, M. (2010). The health and economic burden of chronic diseases in North Carolina. North Carolina Medical Journal, 71(1), 92-95.

Elliott, A., Smith, B., Penny, K., Smith, W., & Chambers, W. (1999). The epidemiology of chronic pain in the community. Lancet, 354(9186), 1248-1252.

Hines, A. (2011). Asthma, a health disparity among African American children: The impact and implications for pediatric nurses. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 26(1), 25-33.

Honoré, P. A., Wright, D., Berwick, D. M., Clancy, C. M., Lee, P., Nowinski, J., & Koh, H. K. (2011). Creating a framework for getting quality into the public health system. Health Affairs, 30(4), 737–745.

Hugosson, J., Carlsson, S., Aus, G., Bergdahl, S., Khatami, A., Lodding, P., & ... Lilja, H. (2010). Mortality results from the Göteborg randomised population-based prostate-cancer screening trial. Lancet Oncology, 11(8), 725–732.

Kim, T. W., Saitz, R., Cheng, D. M., Winter, M. R., Witas, J., & Samet, J. H. (2011). Initiation and engagement in chronic disease management care for substance dependence. Drug & Alcohol Dependence, 115(1-2), 80-86.

Larkin, H. (2010). Managing population health. Hospitals & Health Networks, 84(10), 28-32.

Milligan, K., Niccols, A., Sword, W., Thabane, L., Henderson, J., Smith, A., & Liu, J. (2010). Maternal substance use and integrated treatment programs for women with substance abuse issues and their children: A meta-analysis. Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention & Policy, 5, 21–34.

Oppenheimer, G. M. (2010). Framingham Heart Study: The first 20 years. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 53(1), 55–61.

Ormond, B., Spillman, B., Waidmann, T., Caswell, K., & Tereshchenko, B. (2011). Potential national and state medical care savings from primary disease prevention. American Journal Of Public Health, 101(1), 157-164.

Papathanasiou, A., & Zintzaras, E. (2010). Assessing the quality of reporting of observational studies in cancer. Annals of Epidemiology, 20(1), 67-73.

Quansah, R., & Jaakkola, J. J. (2010). Occupational exposures and adverse pregnancy outcomes among nurses: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Women's Health, 19(10), 1851-1862.

Richards, G.A. & Sprung, C. L. (2010). Chapter 9. Educational process. Recommendations and standard operating procedures for intensive care unit and hospital preparations for an influenza epidemic or mass disaster. Intensive Care Medicine, 36(Supplement 1). S70-90.

Scott, I. A. (2008). Chronic disease management: a primer for physicians. Internal Medicine Journal, 38(6), 427-437.

Sprung, C. L., Cohen, R., & Adini, B. (2010). Chapter 1. Introduction. Recommendations and standard operating procedures for intensive care unit and hospital preparations for an influenza epidemic or mass disaster. Intensive Care Medicine, 36(Supplement 1). S4-10

Stead, L. F., Koilpillai, P., Fanshawe, T. R., & Lancaster, T. (2016). Combined pharmacotherapy and behavioural interventions for smoking cessation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, (3). doi:10.1002/14651858.CD008286.pub3

Talaat, M., Afifi, S., Dueger, E., El-Ashry, N., Marfin, A., Kandeel, A., Mohareb, E., & El-Sayed, N. (2011). Effects of hand hygiene campaigns on incidence of laboratory-confirmed influenza and absenteeism in schoolchildren, Cairo, Egypt. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 17(4), 619–625.

Tenforde, M., Jain, A., & Hickner, J. (2011). The value of personal health records for chronic disease management: What do we know? Family Medicine, 43(5), 351–354.

Tripepi, G. Jager, K. J., Dekker, F. W. & Zoccali, C. (2010). Measures of effect in epidemiological research. Nephron Clinical Practice, 115(2), c91–c93.

Vieira, V. M., Hart, J. E., Webster, T. F., Weinberg, J., Puett, R., Laden, F., Costenbader, K. H., & Karlson, E. W. (2010). Association between residences in U.S. northern latitudes and rheumatoid arthritis: A spatial analysis of the Nurses' Health Study. Environmental Health Perspectives, 118(7), 957–961.

Von Elm, E., Altman, D. G., Egger, M., Pocock, S. J., Gøtzsche, P. C., & Vandenbroucke, J. P. (2007). The Strengthening the Reporting of Observational Studies in Epidemiology (STROBE) statement: Guidelines for reporting observational studies. Annals of Internal Medicine, 147(8), 573–7.

Wallerstein, N. B., Yen, I. H., & Syme, S. L. (2011). Integration of social epidemiology and community-engaged interventions to improve health equity. American Journal of Public Health, 101(5), 822-830.

Other Readings

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