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Health Safety: II

Health, Wellness, and Illness

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Immunizing children against measles in an example of which of the following levels of preventative care? Primary
Immunization clinics, family planning services, providing poison-control information, and accident-prevention are examples of this level of preventative care? Primary
The behavior of an individual that is motivated by a personal desire to increase well-being and health potential. Health promotion
Something that increases a person's chances for illness or injury. Risk factor
Illness that shows one of the following characteristics: a permanent change; causes, or is caused by irreversible alterations in normal A & P; requires special patient education for rehab; requires a long period of care or support. Chronic illness
Illness that has a rapid onset of symptoms and lasts only a relatively short time. Acute illness
The response of the person to a disease; it is an abnormal process in which the person's level of functioning is changed when compared with a previous level. Illness
A pathologic change in the structure or function of the body or mind. Disease
An active state of being healthy by living a lifestyle that promotes good physical, mental, and emotional health. Wellness
State of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. Health
Preventative care that focuses on screening for early detection of disease with prompt diagnosis and treatment of those found. Secondary
The goals of this preventative care are to identify an illness, reverse or reduce the severity of the disease or provide a cure, and thereby return the individual to maximum health as quickly as possible. Secondary
Blood pressure, cholesterol, HIV screenings; pap smears, mammograms, and family counseling are examples of this preventative care. Secondary
This preventative care begins after an illness is diagnosed and treated to reduce disability and to help rehabilitate patients to a maximum level of functioning. Tertiary
Referring an HIV-positive patient to a local support group is an example of which of the following levels of preventative care? Tertiary
When a disease is present, but the person does not experience symptoms. Remission
The symptoms of the disease reappear. Exacerbation
During the recovery and rehabilitation stage of illness, the person who is ill is expected to do what? Give up the dependent role
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