Flashcards in health promotion and disease prevention Deck (10):
what rank is the U.S in infant mortality
Health as defined by the World Health Organization >
“a state of physical, mental and social well-being and not merely absence of disease or infirmity”
focus on resolving immediate health problems.
community based care
focuses on promoting health and preventing illness to enhance quality of life. Maximizing individual potential for self-care
what does healthy 2020 say
Guide individuals toward making informed health decisions.
Measure the impact of prevention activities.
what is health promotion
used to make a person who already feels well feel better
strategies related to individual lifestyle activities
what is disease prevention
activities used to make a person who feels well prevent possible future illness
what is primary prevention
prevention of the INITITIAL occurrence of disease or injury
what is secondary prevention
EARLY identification and TREATMENT of disease or injury to limit disability