Objectives:The students will be aware to the epidemiologic concepts on the design and development of cohort studies. Also the specificity of analysis and interpretation of data from cohort studies will be presented. Programme: Selection of participants and collection data Prospective and retrospective approach: disadvantages and advantages. Comparison of cohort studies with case-control and experimental studies Lost of follow-up and other sources of bias Epidemiologic measures in cohort studies Basic concepts on survival analysis Basic concepts on longitudinal analysis
*ECTS: to obtain, the inscription must be done in the \"Serviços Académicos\" of the Medical School of Porto University.
28th, from 9:00am to 1:00pm and 29th, from 9:00am to 7:00pm