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Principles of Epidemiology for Clinical and Formulary Management Professionals

  title={Principles of Epidemiology for Clinical and Formulary Management Professionals},
  author={David D Dore and E. Paul Larrat and F. Randy Vogenberg},
management to make decisions that are clinically justified and economically prudent. Epidemiology is concerned primarily with the distribution and determinants of the frequency of disease in populations.1 Thanks in large part to epidemiology, the middle of the 20th century saw many great advances in public health, such as the Framingham Heart Study,2 identifying the association between cigarette smoking and lung cancer,3 and preventing dental caries by adding fluoride to drinking water.4 Since… 

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