Neuroepidemiology: Fundamental Considerations
This chapter provides a review of essential concepts, including an overview of the nervous system and methods for diagnosing neurologic disease. Knowledge of the unique characteristics of the nervous system is essential to the design and conduct of studies of neurologic diseases. The chapter provides an overview of epidemiologic study design, emphasizing aspects that are particularly important in the investigation of neurologic disease. These sections emphasize the importance of defining the research question, choosing the study population, and defining study outcomes. A particular focus is the unique methodological considerations for studying neurological conditions.
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