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Who defined health as....
A state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity

World health organization

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Is health dynamic or static?

Health is dynamic. Health is less of an entity but more of a status, ever changing, a moving target, not static but dynamically changing

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Public health can be defined as...

A broad and diverse multidimensional field which includes many health related disciplines

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Who defined public health as a series of individuals, communities, activities and programs working to promote health, to prevent disease, injury and premature death and to ensure conditions in which we all can be safe

American public health association

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Who defined public health as... what we as a society do collectively to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy

Institute of medicine

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What does the triad or triangle of health include?

Host, agent and environment

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Health is now commonly used to refer to cleanliness but formerly what was is used to describe?

The science of preserving and promoting health

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What is social hygiene?

A phase used to describe the hygiene and prevention of disease in groups

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The control of the environmental risk to health. The process of sanitation on inanimate objects and surfaces

Sanitation

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What are the branches of public health (7)

Epidemiology
Biometry and biostats
Environmental health sciences
Health care services
Health resources manag.
Occupational or industrial med
Population science and international health

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Philosophy of public health can be defined as

Prevent disease by treating the community to provide an environment for health
Care for the community as a whole
Emphasize lifestyle and environmental factors in health
Multidisciplinary team approach to care

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What is public healths goal

To prevent

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What is public healths vision

Healthy people in healthy communities

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What is public healths mission

To promote health and prevent disease

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What is the public health approach

Defining and measuring the problem
Determining the cause or the risk factors of the problem
Determining how to prevent the problem
Implementing effective intervention strategies
Evaluating the impact

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What are the four functions of public health

Control of communicable disease
Provision of health care services including clinics and labs
Environmental sanitation
Health education and research

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Office setting based, outpatient, more general, minor health issues, public health screenings

Primary care

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Hospital setting based, inpatient, routine surgeries, intensive care

Secondary care

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Hospital setting, specially designated areas in general hospitals, uses more advanced technique, complicated surgery, more intensive and expensive

Tertiary care

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Type of primary care, limited primary care, satisfies most components of the primary care definition

Chiropractic care

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Prevention of the occurrence or the incidence of the illness or injury

Primary prevention

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Prevention of disease or injury progression, prevention of severity or prevalence of disease or injury

Secondary prevention

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Prevention of permanent disability or death due to illness or injury

Tertiary prevention

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Who called for a profession wide definition emphasizing the mind and body relationship in health, the self healing powers of the individual, individual responsibility for health and encouraging patient independence?

World federation of chiropractic

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Ten great public health achievements from 1900-1999

Tobacco ad a health hazard
Declines in deaths from heart disease and stroke
Family planning
Fluoridation of drinking water
Healthier mothers and babies
Immunizations
Motor vehicle safety
Control of infectious disease
Safer and healthier foods
Workplace safety

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Performs some tasks assigned by government but operate more like voluntary

Quasi governmental agencies

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Operated and managed by government officials

Government agencies

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International, national, state or local. Can be part of or affiliated by governmental agency and carry it specific government obligations

Non governmental organizations

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When was the world federation or chiropractic founded

1988 headquartered in Toronto, Canada

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CAT

Chiropractors against tobacco