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close this bookHandbook on War and Public Health (ICRC, 1996, 470 p.)
close this folderChapter 6 - EPIDEMIOLOGY
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This chapter mil not attempt to cover all aspects of epidemiology, but will focus on those basic principles that are applicable in emergency situations. Accordingly, a general outline of epidemiology is provided here to identify the most commonly used epidemiological tools.