Flashcards in Health Care Environment - Lecture 1 Deck (12):
what are the levels of prevention ?
Primary, Secondary, Tertiary
This level of prevention consists of health promotion and illness prevention (emphasizes basic care)
Examples of Primary
adequate and proper nutrition
This level of prevention consists of diagnosis and treatment
Examples of Secondary
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.
Finding a sense of wellness in the midst of illness
This level of prevention consists of rehabilitation, health restoration and pallative care (follow up care)
Examples of Tertiary
and providing comfort
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.
An unexpected occurrence involving death or serious physical or psychological injury or the risk of theory.
(always signal for immediate response and investigation.)
Who has the authority to investigate Sentinel Events ?