PUBLIC HEALTH, EPIDEMIOLOGY, AND HEALTH STATISTICS

PUBLIC HEALTH, EPIDEMIOLOGY, AND HEALTH STATISTICS 

Submit a paper summarizing the history of tuberculosis and take this information up to tuberculosis today. Include a graph of statistics (specific to your home state) to show if tuberculosis cases have increased or decreased in your state since 1980. Discuss why you feel this is significant and explain why you think these numbers are so high or low. Length: 3-4 pages, excluding title page and references. Required Reading Fojo, A. T., Stennis, N. L., Azman, A. S., Kendall, E. A., Shrestha, S., Ahuja, S. D., & Dowdy, D. W. (2017). Current and future trends in tuberculosis incidence in New York City: a dynamic modelling analysis. Lancet Public Health, 2(7), e323-e330. Obtained from Trident Online Library. Lewinsohn, D. M., Leonard, M. K., LoBue, P. A., Cohn, D. L., Daley, C. L., Desmond, E., … & Woods, G. L. (2017 January 15). Official American Thoracic Society/Infectious Diseases Society of America/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention clinical practice guidelines: Diagnosis of tuberculosis in adults and children. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 64(2), 111-5. Accessed from https://academic.oup.com/cid/article/64/2/111/2811357 Shrestha, S., Hill, A. N., Marks, S. M., & Dowdy, D. W. (2017 October 15). Comparing drivers and dynamics of tuberculosis in California, Florida, New York, and Texas. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 196(8), 1050-1059. Obtained from Trident Online Library. Stewart, R.J., Tsang, C.A., Pratt, R.H. Price, S.F., & Langer, A.J. (2018). Tuberculosis – United States, 2017. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 67, 317-323. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/volumes/67/wr/mm6711a2.htm World Health Organization. (2017). Ethics guidance for the implementation of the End TB strategy. Retrieved from http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/254820/1/9789241512114-eng.pdf?ua=1

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