Does risk factor epidemiology put epidemiology at risk? Peering into the future.

Abstract

The multiple cause black box paradigm of the current risk factor era in epidemiology is growing less serviceable. This single level paradigm is likely to be displaced. The signs are that the growing strength of molecular epidemiology on the one side, and of a global epidemiology based on information systems on the other, will come to dominate epidemiology… (More)

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@article{Susser1998DoesRF, title={Does risk factor epidemiology put epidemiology at risk? Peering into the future.}, author={Mervyn W. Susser}, journal={Journal of epidemiology and community health}, year={1998}, volume={52 10}, pages={608-11} }