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Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Posted: July 7th, 2018, 3:52 pm
by Birdmusic
Name some symptoms of lead poisoningand a possible source.

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Posted: July 7th, 2018, 7:02 pm
by Things2do
If I'm right, someone else can go for me. I don't know anything about this event, but I think I heard something about this 5 years ago or so
Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Headache, Irritability, and maybe the gums turning blue? A cause typical to adults is drinking homemade alcoholic beverages that were made with a still that used parts of old car radiators. In case you don't like that answer: You can get it from ingesting leaded paint.

Sorry for writing a novel in the [hide] title.

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Posted: July 8th, 2018, 6:48 pm
by Birdmusic
Things2do wrote:
If I'm right, someone else can go for me. I don't know anything about this event, but I think I heard something about this 5 years ago or so
Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Headache, Irritability, and maybe the gums turning blue? A cause typical to adults is drinking homemade alcoholic beverages that were made with a still that used parts of old car radiators. In case you don't like that answer: You can get it from ingesting leaded paint.

Sorry for writing a novel in the [hide] title.


Looks correct!

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Posted: August 15th, 2018, 4:55 pm
by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F
Okay, no one's asked for a while so: what is age adjustment and why is it done?

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Posted: August 17th, 2018, 5:40 pm
by Froggie
UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:Okay, no one's asked for a while so: what is age adjustment and why is it done?

Age adjustment is a technique used to compare two groups with different age distributions. (?)

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Posted: August 17th, 2018, 6:07 pm
by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F
Froggie wrote:
UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:Okay, no one's asked for a while so: what is age adjustment and why is it done?

Age adjustment is a technique used to compare two groups with different age distributions. (?)

Yep, your turn.

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Posted: August 30th, 2018, 5:36 pm
by Froggie
Sorry I forgot about this..
Some vocab questions (just define the word):
Active immunity
Confirmed cases
Probable cases
Possible cases
Hawthorne bias
Pathogenicity (of an agent)
Epi-curve