Flashcards in Quiz 1 Deck (13)
Why is public health controversial?
social justice vs. market justice, moral and religious opposition, and policy vs. science
What is public health defined by?
epidemiology, stats, biomedical science, environmental health, and social/behavioral sciences
What is primary prevention?
seeks to stop the problem before it even starts
What is secondary prevention?
seeks to minimize severity of action already happening
What is tertiary prevention?
seeks to minimize illness caused by injury medically
What is public health?
organized community efforts aimed at the prevention of disease and the promotion of health
What are the 3 core functions of public health?
What is the difference between public health and medical care?
public health prevents in big populations, medical care cures individuals
What are the 4 p's in marketing mix?
What is the social marketing theory?
the idea that we sell healthy behaviors
What is the greatest biomedical research complex in the world
What are important when determining the health of a population?
infant mortality rates