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Flashcards in [4] Preventive Cardiology Deck (11):
1

Isolation vs. Quarantine

Isolation: Separation of infected persons or carriers to other people

Quarantine: Restriction of freedom of movement in people who were exposed to the disease

2

Efficacy vs. Efficativeness

Efficacy: Theoretical

Effectiveness: Real World Setting

3

What is Sutton's Law

That's where the money is

"You tell the patient that he has pulmonary embolism because that's "where the money is"

4

What is Occam's Razor

Simplest explanation is usually the right on

5

What is the Law of Parsimony

Explain findings with the least number of diagnosis

6

What is the Heuristic of Availability

Findings are easily remembered

7

What is the Heuristic of Anchoring

Stay with initial impression

8

What is the Heuristic of Premature Closure

Stop pursuing alternative explanations

9

What is the usual recommendation for physical activity to manage hypertension?

30 minutes on level ground on usual days

10

A modest reduction of sodium should be at least how much?

1g/day

11

Effect of Potassium Intake on BP

High potassium intake lowers BP