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PUBH 8145 Epidemiology: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

PUBH 8145 Required Course Readings


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Beelen, R., Hoek, G., Van Den Brandt, P., Goldbohm, R., Fischer, P., Schouten, L., et al. (2008). Long-term effects of traffic-related air pollution on mortality in a Dutch cohort (NLCS-AIR Study). Environmental Health Perspectives, 116(2), 196-202.

de Wit, M., Delemarre-van de Waal, H., Bokma, J., Haasnoot, K., Houdijk, M., Gemke, R., et al. (2008). Monitoring and discussing health-related quality of life in adolescents with type 1 diabetes improve psychosocial well-being: A randomized controlled trial. Diabetes Care, 31(8), 1521-1527.

Dogu, O., Louis, E. D., Tamer, L., Unal, O., Yilmaz, A., & Kaleagasi, H. (2007). Elevated blood lead concentrations in essential tremor: A case-control study in Mersin, Turkey. Environmental Health Perspectives, 115(11), 1564–1568.

Doll, R., & Hill, A. B. (1999). Smoking and carcinoma of the lung. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 77(1), 84–93. (Reprinted from British Medical Journal, 2(4682), 739–748, 1950.)

Erhan, Y., Erhan, E., Aydede, H., Yumus, O., & Yentur, A. (2008). Ondansetron, granisetron, and dexamethasone compared for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing laparoscopic cholecystectomy; A randomized placebo-controlled study. Surgical Endoscopy, 22(6), 1487–1493.

Ghosh, T. S., Patnaik, J. L., Alden, N. B., & Vogt, R. L. (2008). Internet- versus telephone-based local outbreak investigations. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 14(6), 975–977.

Koenen, K., Moffit, T., Caspi, A., Gregory, A., Harrington, H., & Poulton, R. (2008). The developmental mental-disorder histories of adults with posttraumatic stress disorder: A prospective longitudinal birth cohort study. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 117(2), 460-466.

Lamontagne, F., Garant, M., Carvalho, J., Lanthier, L., Smieja, M., & Pilon, D. (2008). Pneumococcal vaccination and risk of myocardial infarction. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 179(8), 773-777. 

Mark, K. E., Meinzen-Derr, J., Stephenson, R., Haworth, A., Ahmed, Y., Duncan, D., Westfall, A., & Allen, S. (2007). Contraception among HIV concordant and discordant couples in Zambia: A randomized controlled trial. Journal of Women's Health, 16(8), 1200–1210.

Michaud, D., Kogevinas, M., Cantor, K., Villanueva, C., Garcia-Ctosas, M., Rothman, N., . . . Silverman, D. (2007). Total fluid and water consumption and the joint effect of exposure to disinfection by-products on risk of bladder cancer. Environmental Health Perspectives, 115(11), 1569–1572.

Mobak, K. (2004). Spread of resistant bacteria and resistance genes from animals to humans—The public health consequences. Journal of Veterinary Medicine Series B, 51(8/9), 364–369.

Murabito, J. M., Pencina, M. J., Lei, Z., Kelly-Hayes, M., Shrader, P., & D'Agostino, R. B., Sr. (2008). Temporal trends in self-reported functional limitations and physical disability among the community-dwelling elderly population: The Framingham heart study. American Journal of Public Health, 98(7), 1256–1262.

Reingold, A. L. (1998). Outbreak investigations: A perspective. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 4(1), 21–28.

Rothman, K. J., & Greenland, S. (2005). Causation and causal inference in epidemiology. American Journal of Public Health, 95(S1), S144–S150.

Selman, C. A., & Green, L. R. (2008). Environmental health specialists' self-reported foodborne illness outbreak investigation practices. Journal of Environmental Health, 70(6), 16–21.

Other Readings

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