Flashcards in Quiz One Deck (22)
Proportion of existing cases of a disease at a certain point in time
Frequency of new cases of a disease developing at a certain point in time
True positives of a screening test
True negatives of a screening test
Sensitivity and specificity are a measure of what screening instrument?
The test measures what it says it measures
The test is consistent in its results
Having restaurants close to a community is part of which of Gordon't functional health patterns?
Exposure of a community to pollutants is part of which of Gordon's functional health patterns?
The rhythm of out-of-towners, airports, etc., are part of which of Gordon's functional health patterns?
What kinds of populations can concept maps be done for?
People, families, and communities
When doing a community assessment, who do you have to develop a relationship with?
The key stake holders in the community
What is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States?
What does TORCH stand for?
Toxoplasmosis, other, Rubella, CMV, and Herpes
People have spirits, emotions, and relationships in addition to physical health
Why are randomized control trials not done for Therapeutic Touch?
No time range, No blind trial, Can't do identical procedures
Name hot diseases
Hypertension, diabetes, constipation, diarrhea, fever, pregnancy, ulcers, and rashes
Name cold diseases
Arthritis, a cold, indigestion, menstrual cramps, stomach aches, muscle spasms, and asthma
How much caffeine is too much during pregnancy?
More than 300mg/day
Environmental agents that cause spontaneous abortions or congenital defects
Name some teratogens
Alcohol, smoking drugs/chemical agents, infections, maternal nutrition and health