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Hygiene and Epidemiology Practice before State Examination - B82107 (Všeobecné lékařství AP)
Czech title: Hygiena a epidemiologie předstátnicová stáž
Guaranteed by: Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology First Faculty of Medicine Charles University in Prague (11-00200)
Faculty: First Faculty of Medicine
Actual: from 2014
Semester: winter
Points: 4
E-Credits: 4
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:0/75 C [hours/semester]
Extent per academic year: 50 [hours]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Explanation: doc.MUDr.M.Tuček,CSc.
Additional information:
Guarantor: prof. MUDr. Milan Tuček, CSc.
Comes under: Compulsory for GM 4.y._17/18
Attributes: Lékařství
Klinický předmět
Pre-requisite : B80384, B80385
Last update: KUD04642 (04.12.2014)

Selected topics from the hygiene and epidemiology (public health ): epidemiology of the environment, toxicology, nutrition, risk factors in working environment, indoor environment, epidemiology of infectious diseases, non-infectious diseases.
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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