Intro to Healthcare Study Guide

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UNIT 1 & 2 STUGY GUIDE

Vocabulary:
EthicsA system of moral principles.
Symptom
anatomy
physiology
dissectionAct or process of dividing, taking apart
stethoscope
microorganisms
pasteurization
antiseptic
asepsis
vaccines
anesthesial
psychiatry
telemedicine
geriatric
confidentiality
worker's compensation
chronic
outpatients
occupational therapy
recreational therapy
hydrotherapy
immunizations
rehabilitation
communicable
obstetrics
orthopedics
urology
managed care
co-payment
deductible
preventive
microorganism
bacteria
virus
pathogen
anaerobic
aerobic
parasites
rickettsiae
spirochetes
host
toxins
protist
susceptible
contaminated
aseptic technique
Healthcare associated infection (fornally nosocomial)
Standard precautions
sterilized
disinfection
autoclave
pandemic
epidemic Diseases affecting many people at the same time
antigen
antibody
vaccineA weakened bacteria or virus given to a person to build immunity against a disease. 1. What ancient culture was the first to organize medical care? (physicians with armies, beginning of hospitals and public health) Romans 2. What contribution did ancient China make to medicine? Acupuncture 3. What disease is an ancient example of a pandemic?  ,a modern pandemic? 4. What period of time was marked by custodial care and epidemics? The Dark Ages and the Middle Ages 5. "Rebirth" of learning occurred during the Renaissance period. What major changes in medicine occurred during this period? Building of uni’s and medical schools, search for new ideas about disease instead of God, the acceptance of dissection of the body, dev of printing press and publishing of books allowed greater access to knowledge. People to know:

HippocratesThe Father of Medicine
William Harvey First described the circulation of blood and the pumping of the heart Rene' Laennec
Edward Jenner
Louis Pasteur
Joseph Lister
Ignaz Semmelweiss
Ernst von Bergmann
Crawford Long
William...
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