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Course, academic year 2018/2019
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Hygiene and Epidemiology SE - B80125 (General Medicine - English parallel)
Title in English: Hygiena a epidemiologie SRZk
Guaranteed by: Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology First Faculty of Medicine Charles University in Prague (11-00200)
Faculty: First Faculty of Medicine
Actual: from 2018
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 0
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/0 STEX [hours/week]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Explanation: prof. MUDr.M.Tuček,CSc.
Additional information:
Old code: 125
Guarantor: prof. MUDr. Milan Tuček, CSc.
Comes under: SE Hygiene and Epidemiology for GM
Attributes: výjimka pro zápis VP
Pre-requisite : {Rekvizita pro zápis 4. ročníku ZUB/AZUB a LEK/ALEK}
Annotation -
Last update: MUDr. Eva Kudlová, CSc. (20.11.2017)

Selected topics from hygiene and epidemiology: Environmental health, Environmental and occupational toxicology, Physical factors in general and occupational environment, Nutrition, Nutritional toxicology Occupational health, Risk factors in occupational environment, Fitness assessment for work, Indoor environment, Hospital hygiene, General epidemiology, Epidemiology of infectious and non-infectious diseases, Life style risk factors, Health promotion, Basics of statistics, Field work.
Literature -
Last update: MUDr. Eva Kudlová, CSc. (20.11.2017)



Recommended reading


  • Bencko, V. et al: Hygiene and epidemiology. Selected Chapters. Charles University, Prague 2011, 270 pp.

  • Bonita, R., Beaglehole, R., Kjellstrom, T.: Basic Epidemiology, 2nd Edition WHO, Geneva, 2006, 212pp.

  • LaDou, J. Harrison, R: Current Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 5th Ed. Lange, 2014.

  • Palmer K.T., Brown I.,Hobson J.: Fitness for Work. The Medical Aspects. 5th Ed., Oxford University Press, 2014.

  • EFSA Dietary Reference Values for nutrients. Summary Report. European Food Safety Authority, 2017 92 pp. (Contains bacground information about all nutrients]

  • Environmental Health  - Hygiene: Editor : Ševčíková Ľ. Comenius University, Bratislava 2015, 253 pp.


Relevant websites




WHO Vaccines
WHO Immunizations
CDC Vacccines and immunizations




WHO Nutrition Department


EFSA (European Food Safety Authority)


USDA Food and nutrition information centre
WHO EURO Food safety
FAO Food based dietary guidelines




Office of the surgeon general: Tobacco cessation guideline
Society FOR Research on Nicotine and Tobacco: http://www.SRNT.ORG
E-cigarettes info:




Emerging Infectious Diseases journal
International Agency for Research on Cancer




International Society for Indoor Air Quality and Climate



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