Forensic epidemiology: a method for investigating and quantifying specific causation

  title={Forensic epidemiology: a method for investigating and quantifying specific causation},
  author={S. Koehler and M. Freeman},
  journal={Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology},
The field of forensic epidemiology was initially introduced as a systematic approach to the investigation of acts of bioterrorism. In recent years, however, the applications of forensic epidemiology have expanded greatly, covering a wide range of medicolegal issues routinely encountered in both criminal and civil court settings. Forensic epidemiology provides a method of evaluating causation in groups and individuals based in the application of the Hill Criteria, with conclusions given in terms… Expand

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