The epidemiologist in the intensive care unit

@article{Rubenfeld2003TheEI,
  title={The epidemiologist in the intensive care unit},
  author={Gordon David Rubenfeld and Jason D. Christie},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={30},
  pages={4-6}
}
Clinical epidemiology involves answering questions about the diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and burden of human diseases. There are many population-based studies on the incidence and outcome of cardiovascular, traumatic, infectious, and neoplastic diseases. In the United States the National Center for Health Statistics maintains data on the incidence and mortality of hundreds of diseases [1]. Similarly, the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Program of the National Cancer… CONTINUE READING

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