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 DeCS Categories

E05 Investigative Techniques .
E05.318 Epidemiologic Methods .
E05.318.308 Data Collection .
E05.318.308.980 Surveys and Questionnaires .
E05.318.308.980.438 Health Surveys .
E05.318.308.980.438.700 Population Surveillance .
E05.318.308.980.438.700.650 Sentinel Surveillance .
E05.318.650 Sentinel Surveillance .
N05 Health Care Quality, Access, and Evaluation .
N05.715 Quality of Health Care .
N05.715.360 Health Care Evaluation Mechanisms .
N05.715.360.300 Data Collection .
N05.715.360.300.800 Surveys and Questionnaires .
N05.715.360.300.800.438 Health Surveys .
N05.715.360.300.800.438.625 Population Surveillance .
N05.715.360.300.800.438.625.650 Sentinel Surveillance .
N06 Environment and Public Health .
N06.850 Public Health .
N06.850.520 Epidemiologic Methods .
N06.850.520.308 Data Collection .
N06.850.520.308.980 Surveys and Questionnaires .
N06.850.520.308.980.438 Health Surveys .
N06.850.520.308.980.438.700 Population Surveillance .
N06.850.520.308.980.438.700.650 Sentinel Surveillance .
N06.850.520.699 Sentinel Surveillance .
N06.850.780 Public Health Practice .
N06.850.780.675 Population Surveillance .
N06.850.780.675.650 Sentinel Surveillance .
SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.001 Health .
SP4.001.007 Sanitary Management .
SP4.001.007.063 Sanitary Surveys .
SP5 Epidemiology and Biostatistics .
SP5.006 Biostatistics .
SP5.006.062 Information Storage and Retrieval .
SP5.006.062.218 Sanitary Surveys .
SP8 Disasters .
SP8.946 Disaster Management .
SP8.946.819 Prevention and Mitigation .
SP8.946.819.973 Surveillance .
SP9 Health Law .
SP9.160 Social Welfare .
SP9.160.030 Unified Health System .
SP9.160.030.030 Health Surveillance .
 Synonyms & Historicals
Health Surveillance .
Health Control .
Sanitary Surveillance .
Sanitary Vigilance .
Sanitation Vigilance .
A set of measures that are capable of eliminating, reducing or preventing health risks and of intervening in sanitation problems resulting from the environment, production and transportation of goods and the rendering of services that are of interest to health. Note: Health surveillance (or sanitation, or vigilance) includes: (i) control of consumption goods that are directly or indirectly related to health, in all stages of production and consumption; (ii) control over the rending of services that are directly or indirectly related to health (Law 8080 of September 19, 1990, Brazil). .
Sanitary Surveys .
Gathering information about hygiene conditions of a particular locality. .
Surveillance .
Caution, care and prevention. Control and measurement of some parameters defined as indicators of a specific risk or a disaster. (Free translation from the original: Material III - Ministério da Ação Social, Brasília, 1992) .
/epidemiology .
/endemics .
/epidemics .
/frequency .
/incidence .
/morbidity .
/occurrence .
/outbreaks .
/prevalence .
/surveillance .
Used with human and veterinary diseases for the distribution of disease, factors which cause disease, and the attributes of disease in defined populations; includes incidence, frequency, prevalence, endemic and epidemic outbreaks; also surveys and estimates of morbidity in geographic areas and in specified populations. Used also with geographical headings for the location of epidemiologic aspects of a disease. Excludes mortality for which "mortality" is used. .
Sentinel Surveillance .
Biosurveillance Systems .
Syndromic Surveillance .
Biosurveillance System .
Health Event, Sentinel .
Surveillance, Sentinel .
Surveillance, Syndromic .
Sentinel Health Event .
Monitoring of rate of occurrence of specific conditions to assess the stability or change in health levels of a population. It is also the study of disease rates in a specific cohort such as in a geographic area or population subgroup to estimate trends in a larger population. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed) .