Flashcards in Prevention Deck (41):
This type of therapy may eventually lead to preventing many forms of ID
T/F Gene therapy cured the bubble boy
Three types of 'Prevention'
Prevention of condition that would otherwise cause ID?
Example of Primary Prevention?
No drinking in pregnancy
Actions to prevent an EXISTING condition from progressing into ID
Example of Secondary Prevention?
Dietary Management in PKU
Actions to minimize severity of functional impairments
Example of Tertiary Prevention?
Heart surgery to correct congenital defects in DS
Early childhood intervention & teaching functional skills are examples of what type of prevention?
Prevention must be viewed in a multidimensional or _________ perspective
What is meant by ecological?
Interactions that take place between people & their environments
Types of interactions under ecological model (4) PREI
Speaking to preventing ID in a child/fetus from the ecological perspective what does prevention need to address? (DAPED)
Dangerous Environmental Conditions
Absence of supports/prenatal/post/parents
Poor Dietary habits
3 Components of Early Intervention Programs: (RIS)
Information & Services
Awareness & access, $, Equipment, Respite are all examples of...
Parent2Parent groups, family groups, friends/family are all examples of...
Formal Intervention Programs, Therapy, Parent-Professional Relationships are examples of..
Information & Service Supports
2 Separate, but equal components of ecological perspective: 1-Ecological understanding of...
Interaction between person & their environment
2-Ecological understanding of how...
Risk factors from multiple dimensions interact across generations to result in ID
The multiple dimensions referred to in the latter:
From a service system approach, services for prevention work into 3 'Cares'
Services/screenings done in prenatal care:
Genetic Carrier Testing
Low=trisomy chromosomal aberrations
Maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein
Extracts a sample on amniotic fluid to perform a karyotypic examination of fetal cellsl
Prenatal Care Visits?
1x Month to 28 Weeks
Biweekiy to 36 Weeks
Weekly to delivery
Prenatal risk indicators? (3 TAP)
Alcohol & Drugs
On abortion, the RPN should be "__-______" and help the client make up their own mind.
Their decision - their beliefs & feelings
Services/screenings in perinatal care:
Neonatal care centres
Screening for metabolic disorders (newborns)
Tracking high-risk infants
Screening for metabolic disorders done by...
Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Heel-stick, MS/MS2 can detect:
Maple Syrup Urine Disease
T/F Newborn screening for HIV is also important
TRUE - higher in major urban areas (US)
These are care units for premature and troubled terms infants.
Neonatal Care Centers
Tracking is important in high-risk newborns because...
Promote enrollment in follow-up, community nursing, early intervention
Perinatal Risk Factors?
LOW BIRTH WEIGHT. Less than 5.5lbs, Less than 1500g = VLBW
Services available under childhood care: (5-EBIAF)
Early Intervention Programs
Blood Lead Screening
A "Medical Home"
Family Support Services
Risk indicators in childhood? MAC
Accident & Injury
Child abuse & neglect
For providers who have contact with clients and families, additional education regarding new information can be delivered via:
Best Practice! Must be agreed upon & utilized
Teach it in the...
Classroom! Family LIfe Curricula