Public Health Surveillance in New York City-- Then and Now

Addresses basic elements of the traditional reportable disease list, as well as syndromic surveillance established after the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001.

Objectives:

  • Define surveillance and identify the key features of a surveillance system;
  • Apply criteria for deciding which diseases should be included in a notifiable disease surveillance system;
  • List the types of information that should be collected on a surveillance case report form;
  • Describe the differences between notifiable disease surveillance and syndromic surveillance.
Investigation: 
Other
Country: 
United States
Year: 
2002
Author (s): 

Richard Dicker

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