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1

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."

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Is there one, universally accepted, definition of public health?

NO

3

A broad and diverse multi-dimensional field which includes many health related disciplines.

Public health

4

Which is the larges and oldest organization of public health professionals in the world?

APHA - American Public Health Association

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When was the APHA established?

1872

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When was the chiropractic healthcare section of the APHA founded?

1995

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According to AHPA: Public health is a series of individuals, communities, activities, and programs working to: (3)

PROMOTE health
PEVENT disease, injury, and premature death
ENSURE conditions in which we can all be safe and healthy

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What is IOM?

Institute of Medicine

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What is public health according to IOM?

What we as a society do collectively to assure conditions in which people can be healthy.

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Public Health Philosophy: VIsion?

Healthy people in healthy communities.

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Public Health Philosophy: Mission?

To promote health and prevent disease

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Public Health Philosophy: GOAL?

PREVENT!

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Public Health is the science and art of protecting and improving the health of communities through:

Education,
Promotion of healthy lifestyles, research for disease and injury prevention

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Public Health helps _________________ of people in local communities and around the glove.

Improve the health and well-being

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Public health works to ____ _____ before they occur.

Prevent problems

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What are the 3 parts of the triad or triangle of health?

Host (apex),
Agent,
environment

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When the 3 parts of the triad/triangle are in balance what results?

health

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When the 3 parts of the triad/triangle of health are out of balance what is the result?

disease

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DD Palmer articulated what three things as the source of health problems?

Trauma
Toxins
thoughts

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How can Chiropractor's engage in public health?

Identifying patient's 3 G's and reducing subluxations to prevent health problems

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Chiropractors provide ______ health care visits in the US each year?

200 million

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".... 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"

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What are the 3 core functions of Public Health?

Assessment
Policy Development
Assurance

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What are the two essential public health services under assessment?

1-Monitor Health
2-Diagnose and Investigate

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What are the 3 essential public health services under policy development?

3-Inform, Educate, Empower
4-Mobilize community partnership
5-develop policies

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What are the 4 public health services under assurance?

6-Enforce laws
7-Link to/provide care
8-Assure Competent Workforce
9-Evaluate

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What is the 10th essential public health service dealing with all the other nine?

10-Research

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Status to identify community health problems

Monitor health

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Health problems and health hazards in the community.

Diagnose and investigate

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Plans that support the individual and community health efforts.

Policies