ALVAN R. FEINSTEIN, M.D., F.A.C.P.
FACTORS INFLUENCING IDENTIFICATION OF DISEASE
CHANGES IN NOMENCLATURE AND TECHNOLOGY
DISSEMINATION OF NEW STANDARDS
CHANGES IN IATROTROPY
CHANGES IN CODIFICATION
THE EPIDEMIOLOGIC SPECTRUM OF A DISEASE
IATROTROPIC AND DIAGNOSTIC PATHWAYS
CONSTRUCTION OF THE EPIDEMIOLOGIC SPECTRUM
CHANGES IN DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES
FASHIONS OF NOMENCLATURE
ECLECTIC DIAGNOSTIC CRITERIA
NEW TECHNOLOGIC TESTS
When vital statistics was established more than a century ago as a numerical domain in what might now be called Clinical Epidemiology, the main problem was to arrange for collection of data (1, 2). Clinicians had to become accustomed to documenting births and deaths
FEINSTEIN AR. Clinical Epidemiology: II. The Identification Rates of Disease. Ann Intern Med. 1968;69:1037–1061. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-69-5-1037
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1968;69(5):1037-1061.
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