Disease Detectives B/C

Reema.panini
Member
Member
Posts: 5
Joined: January 13th, 2019, 5:12 pm
Division: B
State: TX

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby Reema.panini » January 23rd, 2019, 4:48 pm

Can anyone recommend a good source to study? I’ve used the handouts my school gave me and this 500 page WHO textbook, but the former doesn’t go that deep, and the latter is going really deep.
Who are we to wonder where we’re going?
Who am I to tell me who I am?
~ Netflix Trip, AJR

User avatar
Unome
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 4105
Joined: January 26th, 2014, 12:48 pm
Division: Grad
State: GA
Location: somewhere in the sciolyverse

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby Unome » January 23rd, 2019, 5:00 pm

Can anyone recommend a good source to study? I’ve used the handouts my school gave me and this 500 page WHO textbook, but the former doesn’t go that deep, and the latter is going really deep.
Use that textbook, or the CDC Epidemiology one once you've gotten past the basic stuff. Read it carefully so you fully understand what it's saying, and then apply it to practice tests.
Userpage
Chattahoochee High School Class of 2018
Georgia Tech Class of 2022

Opinions expressed on this site are not official; the only place for official rules changes and FAQs is soinc.org.

gl10086
Member
Member
Posts: 7
Joined: September 28th, 2018, 5:21 am
State: -

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby gl10086 » January 27th, 2019, 4:14 pm

Can anyone tell me what a good resource is to learn about the 5 steps of surveillance?
"Everyone is weird. If you're not weird, you're weird." -Me

Yellow is the best color ever.

Everything is awesomesauce!

Peace out. 8-)

amk578
Member
Member
Posts: 104
Joined: December 5th, 2018, 5:21 pm
Division: C
State: IN

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby amk578 » January 27th, 2019, 6:16 pm

Can anyone tell me what a good resource is to learn about the 5 steps of surveillance?
It should be on the CDC site, along with almost every topic in the rules. I'm pretty sure it's data collection > data analysis > data interpretation > data dissemination > link to action.
Events

2018 - anatomy, crime, road
2019 - anatomy, disease, heredity, road
2020 - idk

febflower
Member
Member
Posts: 1
Joined: January 30th, 2019, 9:37 am

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby febflower » February 7th, 2019, 6:28 pm

I'm going in with a draft (someone who doesn't do the event)... :|
any tips?

UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 1518
Joined: January 18th, 2015, 7:42 am
Division: C
State: PA

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » February 7th, 2019, 6:37 pm

I'm going in with a draft (someone who doesn't do the event)... :|
any tips?
You could have the person copy definitions off the notesheet while you do the case studies (depending on how the test is structured)

User avatar
jimmy-bond
Member
Member
Posts: 314
Joined: January 8th, 2018, 11:25 pm
Division: C
State: HI
Location: On Earth, I think

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby jimmy-bond » February 10th, 2019, 11:20 am

I'm going in with a draft (someone who doesn't do the event)... :|
any tips?
Have them do all the ratios and calculations
If life gives you melons, you're dyslexic.

Why can't dinosaurs ski? Because they're dead.

Season's over, I can sleep now.
Code Busters(16), DD(40), FQ(39), Forensics(36), WQ(27)
CriB(26), DP (11), FF(1), MM(14), P&P(6)
CriB(36), DD(35), FF(2), MM(20)

Birdmusic
Member
Member
Posts: 94
Joined: October 22nd, 2017, 9:33 am
Division: C
State: CA
Location: In the Milky Way Galaxy

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby Birdmusic » February 10th, 2019, 3:31 pm

I'm going in with a draft (someone who doesn't do the event)... :|
any tips?
If you have history on the note sheet and history on the test, make them do the history portion.
Or have them go to Wikipedia and study random diseases (if they are willing to put a bit of effort in, I'd say start with all the big vaccine-preventable ones, then ebola, cholera, and malaria), you never know if your proctors love that stuff :P
I like birds.
R/S
Crime Busters: 1/2
Disease Detectives: 1/5
Hovercraft (both builds failed, rip): 11/9
GGSO/R/S
Disease Detectives: 6/3/10
Circuit lab:11/4/-
Sounds:3/2/1
Protein: -/-/6

Qu€€nMon€y
Member
Member
Posts: 12
Joined: September 17th, 2018, 5:04 pm
State: -

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby Qu€€nMon€y » February 18th, 2019, 11:27 am

I always seem to get like below half in the rankings for this event. I feel like my cheat sheet has everything. I dont know what I am doing wrong. I also feel like I need help with calculations. Can anyone provide notes on calculations? Thanks
Medal count: 1 :(

UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 1518
Joined: January 18th, 2015, 7:42 am
Division: C
State: PA

Re: Disease Detectives B/C

Postby UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » February 18th, 2019, 11:44 am

I always seem to get like below half in the rankings for this event. I feel like my cheat sheet has everything. I dont know what I am doing wrong. I also feel like I need help with calculations. Can anyone provide notes on calculations? Thanks
Have you gotten any tests back?


Return to “2019 Study Events”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests