Define Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary prevention.Prior to completing this worksheet, review the Week 1 lecture and reading assignments (Chapters 1-4 of your course text).
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Prior to completing this worksheet, review the Week 1 lecture and reading assignments (Chapters 1-4 of your course text). Provide a complete answer to each question. Each question is worth 5 points. Please cite the source of each answer below the answer as in the example provided below.
Question: Modes of indirect common vehicle disease transmission include single exposure, multiple exposures, and continuous exposure.
Gordis, L. (2014). Epidemiology (5th ed.). Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier. Chapter 2, p. 20.
Define Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary prevention.
True or False: Prevention and treatment of a single specific disease are exclusive activities that do not occur together when providing care to a patient.
The ________________ Concept is important because in counting incidence and prevalence of disease it is not sufficient to count only clinically apparent cases, but those who are asymptomatic or exposed without infection.
Please define the following:
Clinical Disease –
Preclinical Disease –
Subclinical Disease –
Persistent (Chronic) Disease –
Latent Disease –
Match the following terms with their definition:
____ Pandemic A. Habitual presence of a disease within a geographic area.
____ Endemic B. Occurrence of a disease in a community/geographic area in
excess of normal expectancy.
____ Common-Vehicle Exposure C. Resistance of a group of people to a disease because a large
portion of the population is immune.
____ Epidemic D. An excessive occurrence of disease present globally.
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