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what are the levels of prevention ?

Primary, Secondary, Tertiary

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This level of prevention consists of health promotion and illness prevention (emphasizes basic care)

Primary

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Examples of Primary

Advocating for:
adequate and proper nutrition
exercise
stress reduction
smoking cessation
clean environment

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This level of prevention consists of diagnosis and treatment

Secondary

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Examples of Secondary

Advocates for:
routine screening for SPECIFIC populations. (early detection of disease and treatment.)
early detection of disease and treatment to halt diseases and conditions which the patient is asympathetic.

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Finding a sense of wellness in the midst of illness

Asympathetic

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This level of prevention consists of rehabilitation, health restoration and pallative care (follow up care)

Tertiary

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Examples of Tertiary

advocating for:
treatment
sustaining
and providing comfort

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What is the difference between primary and secondary levels of prevention?

The difference is purposeful screening. Primary is more focused on preventive and random screening secondary is purposeful and focused.

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An unexpected occurrence involving death or serious physical or psychological injury or the risk of theory.

Sentinel Events
(always signal for immediate response and investigation.)

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Who has the authority to investigate Sentinel Events ?

Joint Commission

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What are some examples of Sentinel Events

Restraint related deaths or injuries
patient falls
patient burns
infant abduction
mistaken patient identities
patient suicides
adverse drug events
improper blood transfusions
surgical injuries
patient elopement