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Stratford University Investigating the Outbreak Chart

Stratford University

Question Description

I’m working on a Health & Medical exercise and need support.

Part one of the Assignment:

Make a quick chart to use in the field for investigating an outbreak. This will include the steps and the important things to remember in each step. Compare what you would have done during the plague and what you would do now.


Part two of the assignment:

Activity 2: Disease Along the River: A Case Study and Cholera Outbreak Game

Activity 3: Review the CDC site for recent outbreaks

Project Assignment:

Address the Person, Place, Time and Population Perspective for your plague outbreak in the project. You will need to research primary and secondary documents.

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Final Answer

Attached.

Running head: INVESTIGATING THE OUTBREAK

Investigating the Outbreak
Student’s Name
Institution Affiliation

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INVESTIGATING THE OUTBREAK
Steps of an Outbreak Investigation

Step 1& 2

• Confirm the Outbreak and diagnosis
• Scientific & invesitigative issues
• Management and operational issues
• Create an Outbreak Control Team

Step 3& 4

• Define a Case
• Indentify Cases and Obtain Information

Step 5 &6

• Describe Data by Time, Place & Person
• Develop Hypothesis

Step 7 & 8

• Test hypothesis: analytical studies
• Additional Studies

Step 9 & 10

• Implement Control Measures
• Communicate Results

Compare what you would have done during the plague and what you would do now
During a plague outbreak, some precautions were not made that ensure the safety of
practitioners, for example, the practitioners didn’t wear the protective gear. However, if the
circumstances were changed now the practitioners would wear protective gears.

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INVESTIGATING THE OUTBREAK

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Activity 2: Disease Along the River: A Case Study and Cholera Outbreak Game
http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=766&id=766
Discussion on the Findings
Infection refers to an invasion of an organism’s body tissues by a pathogen. As such, the
pathogens are microorganisms that cause infectious diseases. Therefore, bact...

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