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What are the five predisposing factors? Age, gender, lifestyle, environment, and heredity; these factors will make them more vulnerable to disease
A group of diseases characterized by uncontrolled cell growth is? Cancer
Which tumor can spread to surrounding tissue? Malignant tumor
Surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, immunotherapy, and palliative surgery are all treatments for what disease? Cancer
Deficient diet or disease conditions that do not allow the body to break down, absorb, or use food cause what? Malnutrition
What chemical agents or irritants are potentially injurious? Pollutants, poison, drugs, preservatives, cosmetics, and dyes
Signs of disease include abnormal objective findings
what is a decision-making process in which data collected from the medical history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests are analyzed, integrated, and interpreted? Diagnosis of disease
What are the goals of treatment of a disease? To cure, control symptoms, to be supportive
What is gene therapy? The experimental intervention of adding, repairing, or blocking the expression of a specific gene to treat a disease
TNM assesses the size and extent of the spread of the primary tumor
Pain may be classified as what? Acute, chronic, transient, or intractable
Acute pain is treated with what? Narcotics or opioid-related drugs
Chronic pain is treated with what? Acetaminophen, antiprostanglandins, steroids, antiimflammatory agents
Physical therapy, massage, acupuncture, and ancient therapeutic treatment are all what? Complimentary and alternative methods of pain control
Preventative healthcare places emphasis on what? Strategies for preventing disease and injury
Benign tumors tend to remain capsulated; know malignant tumors as well
SIDS, acute respiratory infections, ear problems, and more severe asthma are risk factors for children exposed to what? Secondhand smoke
What is the most widely accepted form of alternative medicine? Osteopathy
Complementary medicine is used together with what? Conventional medicine
What therapy uses essential oils to promote wellness and healing and to relieve stress? Aromatherapy
Which therapy uses vibrations, rhythms, and sound in the well-being of individuals? Music therapy
A disease that has an abrupt onset is what? Acute
A disease that has a slow onset is what? Chronic
Redness, heat, swelling, pain and loss of function accompany which inflammation. Acute
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