Epidemiology of Chickenpox

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The purpose of this paper is to apply the concepts of epidemiology and nursing research to a communicable disease. This epidemiology paper includes the following and is aimed to:

  • Describe the communicable disease (causes, symptoms, mode of transmission, complications, treatment) and the demographic of interest (mortality, morbidity, incidence, and prevalence).
  • Describe the determinants of health and explain how those factors contribute to the development of this disease.
  • Discuss the epidemiologic triangle as it relates to the communicable disease.
  • Include the host factors, agent factors (presence or absence), and environmental factors.
  • Identify at least one national agency or organization that addresses the communicable disease chosen and describe how the organization(s) contributes to resolving or reducing the impact of disease.
  • Format: Standard
  • Words: 1441
  • Pages: 5.5
  • References: 4

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