SC PUBH 102 - Final Exam Study Guide (15 pages)

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What is PH?, Health Disparities, EPI Basics, Infectious Diseases, Gov't, Law & PH, US Healthcare System, Environmental Health, Global Health, Preparedness, Health Promotion


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15
Type:
Study Guide
School:
University Of South Carolina-Columbia
Course:
Pubh 102 - Intro to Public Health
Intro to Public Health Documents

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Pubh 102 1nd Edition FINAL EXAM What is PH Definition o Fulfilling society s interest in assuring conditions in which people can be healthy o To promote health and quality of life by preventing and controlling diease injury and disability o Successive re defining of the unacceptable o The P s prevention protection promotion prolonging product safety physical social and economic environments population Determinants of health bullseye o Risk Factors of health set of common causes of death disability illness and injury behavioral smoking poor diet lack of physical activity alcohol consumption etc more likely to be under the control of individuals at risk o Risk conditions of health More distal risk factors biological age sex genetics environmental safe community worksite adequate housing enforcement of policies and regulations less likely to be under the control of individuals o Lifestyle pattern of behavior more complex lifetime habits and social circumstances What kills us then and now o 1900 TB gastroenteritis diphtheria polio influenza pneumonia o 2010 heart disease cancer COPD stoke accidents Alzheimer s diabetes kidney disease flu pneumonia suicide Levels of prevention o Primary action taken to avert occurrence of disease o Secondary action taken to identify diseases at their earliest stages and to apply appropriate treatments to limit their consequences and severity o Tertiary specific interventions to assist diseased or disabled persons in limiting the effects of their diseases or disabilities also may include activities to prevent recurrence of a disease Socio Ecological Model o Bull s eye individual traits age sex race and biological factors The biology of disease o Ecological perspective multiple factors and pathways o Risk factors increase the likelihood of condition or disease o Social and cultural determinants social status and standing o Global health influences population pollution poverty and more Ten Great Achievements in PH 1900 1999 1 Vaccination 2



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