Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Pengertian Epidemiologi

Understanding Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the branch of science that studies about how often the disease experienced by a group of different people and find out how it happened.

This knowledge is useful as information for planning and evaluating strategies that have been conducted, providing guidelines for health workers to follow up the patient's progress.

As with the science of pathology, epidemiology branch of science that is also an integral and a description of handling characteristics. Much of the data and interpretations should be prepared so that all information can yield pengoleksian conclusions about a disease that is monitored.

A. Terminology Epidemiology:

Epidemiology comes from the Greek, namely:
Epi = related
Demos = people, local
Logos = science

So epidemiology is the study of behavior in society. [Asianbrain.com]