Behavioral Science, Biostatistics, Epidemiology for USMLE/COMLEX

Card Set Information

Author:
magicgal86
ID:
228239
Filename:
Behavioral Science, Biostatistics, Epidemiology for USMLE/COMLEX
Updated:
2013-07-26 13:00:52
Tags:
USMLE COMLEX Behavioral Science biostatistics epidemiology psychiatry
Folders:

Description:
note cards based on review and first aid for the USMLE/COMLEX
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user magicgal86 on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. Incidence rate
    • Number of new cases
    • Time period must be specified

    Attack rate: the incidence for a group with a specific risk
  2. Primary prevention
    Stopping someone from getting a disease - preventing incidence
  3. Prevalence
    • All Cases
    • Point prevalence: at a particular point in time
    • period prevalence: across a span of time
  4. Secondary Prevention
    reducing theĀ numberĀ of cases of disease - preventing prevalance
  5. Tertiary prevention
    Decreasing the negative effects of the disease = increasign quality of life

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview