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Index Catalog // Emory Theses and Dissertations
My doctoral dissertation was a study of homicides in Baltimore between and in order to better understand what is going on. Right off the start, I used data to show that, indeed, there is an epidemic of homicides in Baltimore that started right around April of , and that intensified since the unrest following the homicide of Freddie Gray Jr. From there, the dissertation was presented in three parts. The first part of the dissertation looked at the 3, homicide victims reported between January 1, , and December 31, The age, gender and other individual characteristics of those victims were analyzed. Here are the major findings:.
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Systematic Reviews volume 8 , Article number: Cite this article. Metrics details. An increasing number of studies have investigated the clinical epidemiology and outcomes of ventilator-associated pneumonia VAP in intensive care units. However, these findings have not been clearly defined in broad subgroups of mechanically ventilated adults.
Epidemiologic studies related to eradication of pseudorabies infection in swine. The dissertation is composed of four chapters. Four epidemiologic questions arose during the course of a pilot program for the elimination of pseudorabies from herds of swine in Marshall County, Iowa. Corresponding parts of this dissertation attempt to answer these questions;A new serological test, the latex agglutination LA test, for pseudorabies virus PRV -specific antibodies became available in A comparative study of this test with other routinely used tests for pseudorabies antibodies was needed and undertaken.