epidemiology

Description

The branch of medicine that deals with the incidence, distribution and control of diseases. The disease aetiology, transmission, outbreak investigation, and comparisons of treatment effects.

Alternative label

  • incidence, distribution and control of diseases

  • disease aetiology

Skill type

  • knowledge

Skill reusability level

  • cross-sector skills and competences

Broader skills/competences

Essential skill/competence of

Optional skill/competence of

Status

released

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/skill/9fa6b84e-d625-4d1d-a5d0-e7f6b357deb8