E. Dick Giroux

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  • E Giroux
  • La Revue de medecine interne
  • 2010
The fact that numerous risk factors are continuous raises the problem of the boundary between the normal and the pathological states. Moreover, a risk factor approach to disease deeply calls into question the relevance of these concepts. In this paper, I propose an epistemological analysis of the notion of "continuity" as it is used in the context of "risk(More)
  • E Giroux
  • Revue d'épidémiologie et de santé publique
  • 2008
BACKGROUND Begun in 1947 and still ongoing, the epidemiological study of heart disease known as the Framingham study was one of the first prospective studies based on a large cohort and has rapidly been considered as the prototype and model for the cohort study. Nevertheless, an examination of its history reveals that the protocol does not at all correspond(More)
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