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1

what rank is the U.S in infant mortality

28th

2

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”

3

acute care

focus on resolving immediate health problems.

4

community based care

focuses on promoting health and preventing illness to enhance quality of life. Maximizing individual potential for self-care

5

what does healthy 2020 say

Guide individuals toward making informed health decisions.
Measure the impact of prevention activities.

6

what is health promotion

used to make a person who already feels well feel better
strategies related to individual lifestyle activities

7

what is disease prevention

activities used to make a person who feels well prevent possible future illness

8

what is primary prevention

prevention of the INITITIAL occurrence of disease or injury
Immunizations, education

9

what is secondary prevention

EARLY identification and TREATMENT of disease or injury to limit disability
screenings

10

what is tertiary prevention

MAXIMIZES recovery AFTER an injury or illness.
Rehab, counseling, therapy