Flashcards in Public Health Concepts, Terminology, Agencies Deck (115)
What is the definition of health according to the WHO?
"A state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."
Is there one, universally accepted, definition of public health?
A broad and diverse multi-dimensional field which includes many health related disciplines.
Which is the larges and oldest organization of public health professionals in the world?
APHA - American Public Health Association
When was the APHA established?
When was the chiropractic healthcare section of the APHA founded?
According to AHPA: Public health is a series of individuals, communities, activities, and programs working to: (3)
PEVENT disease, injury, and premature death
ENSURE conditions in which we can all be safe and healthy
What is IOM?
Institute of Medicine
What is public health according to IOM?
What we as a society do collectively to assure conditions in which people can be healthy.
Public Health Philosophy: VIsion?
Healthy people in healthy communities.
Public Health Philosophy: Mission?
To promote health and prevent disease
Public Health Philosophy: GOAL?
Public Health is the science and art of protecting and improving the health of communities through:
Promotion of healthy lifestyles, research for disease and injury prevention
Public Health helps _________________ of people in local communities and around the glove.
Improve the health and well-being
Public health works to ____ _____ before they occur.
What are the 3 parts of the triad or triangle of health?
When the 3 parts of the triad/triangle are in balance what results?
When the 3 parts of the triad/triangle of health are out of balance what is the result?
DD Palmer articulated what three things as the source of health problems?
How can Chiropractor's engage in public health?
Identifying patient's 3 G's and reducing subluxations to prevent health problems
Chiropractors provide ______ health care visits in the US each year?
".... spinal manipulation by chiropractors is safe and effective for certain disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system, particularly low back."
Policy #8331 "The Appropriate Role of Chiropractic in Patient Care"
What are the 3 core functions of Public Health?
What are the two essential public health services under assessment?
2-Diagnose and Investigate
What are the 3 essential public health services under policy development?
3-Inform, Educate, Empower
4-Mobilize community partnership
What are the 4 public health services under assurance?
7-Link to/provide care
8-Assure Competent Workforce
What is the 10th essential public health service dealing with all the other nine?
Status to identify community health problems
Health problems and health hazards in the community.
Diagnose and investigate