535-0534-00L  Drug, Society and Public Health

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersJ. Steurer, R. Heusser
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


535-0534-00 VDrug, Society and Public Health1 hrs
Thu/107:45-09:30HCI J 4 »
J. Steurer, R. Heusser

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AbstractIntroduction of basic concepts and methods in Public Health, epidemiology, and Evidence Based Medicine. An overview on concepts and principles of clinical trials on efficacy of drugs
ObjectiveStudents know the concepts and principles of epidemiological and clinical research, they are informed about the principles of evidence based medicine and know how and where to search for evidence.
ContentEinführung in Epidemiologie / Pharmakoepidemiologie / Evidence-based Medicine: Grundbegriffe, Studiendesigns, object-design, statistische Grundlagen, Kausalität in der Pharmako-Epidemiologie, Methoden und Konzepte, Fallbeispiele.
Lecture notesWird abgegeben
Literature- F. Gutzwiller/ F. Paccaud (Hrsg.): Sozial- und Präventivmedizin - Public Health. 4. Aufl. 2011, Verlag Hans Huber, Bern
- R. Beaglehole, R. Bonita, T. Kjellström: Einführung in die Epidemiologie. 1997, Verlag Hans Huber, Bern
- L. Gordis: Epidemiology, 4 th Ed. 2009, W.B. Saunders Comp.
- K.J. Rothman, S. Greenland: Modern Epidemiology, 2. Ed. 1998, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
- A.G. Hartzema, M. Porta, H.H. Tilson (Eds.): Pharmacoepidemiology - An Introduction. 3. Ed. Harvey Whitney Comp., Cincinnati
- R. Bonita, R. Beaglehole. Einführung in die Epidemiologie, 2. überarbeitete Auflage, 2008 Huber Verlag.
- B.L. Strom (Eds.): Pharmacoepidemiology. 3. Ed. 2000, Wiley & Sons Ltd., Chichester
- S.E. Straus, W.S. Richardson, P.Glasziou, R.B. Haynes: Evidence-based Medicine. 2005, Churchill Livingstone, London
- U. Jaehde, R.Radziwill, S. Mühlebach, W. Schnack (Hrsg): Lehrbuch der Klinischen Pharmazie
- L.M. Bachmann, M.A. Puhan, J.Steurer (Eds.): Patientenorientierte Forschung. EInführung in die Planung und Durchführung einer Studie. Verlag Hans Huber, 2008

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits1 credit
ExaminersJ. Steurer, R. Heusser
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examination45 Minuten schriftlich

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