the health and social topic of communicable and non-communicablediseases. I will be investigating into various aspects of two specific diseases. A high level of knowledge will be demonstrated with a detailed description of both communicable and non-communicablediseases as well as an understanding of...
In my unit 9 assignment I will be looking at and comparing communicable and non-communicablediseases. I will also be looking at two different diseases and the differences between them and their signs and symptoms.
Section A (AO1): I will be focusing on communicable and non-communicable...
infection, especially in areas such as hospitals where patients are alreadqy ill and therefore susceptible to infection.
Infection prevention and control is the clinical application of microbiology in practice. Infection or disease may be caused by bacteria, fungi, viruses or prions and can result in a...
location and how they believe that they may assist this population. Vulnerability as defined in a healthcare setting are those with a greater than average risk of developing health problems by virtue of their marginalized sociocultural status, their limited access to economic resources, or personal characteristics...
Unit 9: Investigating Disease Sample assignment brief for Unit 10: Using and Understanding Research Sample assignment brief for Unit 11: Social Issues and Welfare Needs
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Unit 1: Unit 2: Unit 3: Unit 4: Unit 5: Unit 6: Unit 7: Unit 8: Human Growth and Development...
DiseaseFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Scanning electron micrograph of Mycobacterium...
WHY DO WE FALL ILL
1. A disease is the malfunctioning of body organs due to one reason or the other. 2. The term disease literally means “without ease” (uneasiness). 3. Diseases are broadly grouped into two types— communicable or infectious diseases and non-communicable or non-infectious...
Genetic Testing in the Workplace
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In my opinion genetic testing, especially in the workplace, is akin to Pandora’s Box. While this emerging and powerful science has the potential to affect the human race in many positive ways, it also carries the potential of being used unscrupulously...
social well-being and not merely an absence of disease or infirmity”- World Health Organization (1948).
Spectrum of Health
• Positive health
• Better Health
• Freedom from sickness
Determinants of Health
• Biological determinants - Genetic build up
• Behavioral and socio-cultural...
the communicabledisease influenza. It will discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatments, as well as the demographics of interest. It will also discuss the determinants of health and how these factors contribute to the development of influenza. Included in this paper will be information on host, agent...
or follow a prescribed diet is virtually impossible.
How does someone purchase an antibiotic without money?
How is a child treated for scabies and lice when there are no bathing facilities?
How does an older adult with peripheral vascular disease elevate his legs when he must be out of the shelter at...
speed and distance, placing them at risk for pedestrian and bicycle accidents.
Adolescents injury accounts for 75% of all deaths and risk-taking becomes more conscious at this time especially among males.
Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youths between the ages of 15 and 24. Suicide...
Howdiseases affect the lives of humans
A disease is an abnormal condition affecting the body of an organism. It is often construed to be a medical condition associated with specific symptoms and signs. It may be caused by external factors, Pathogens such as infectious disease, or it may be caused by...
ethical issues regarding genetic testing, engineering, and cloning. A brief history of the Human Genome Project will be examined. This author’s opinion of gene technology, its advantages, and disadvantages will be considered. Included in this essay will be the exploration of how this technology may effect...
national law and practice, whether in the public or in the private sector, located within the territory of a Member State, where an economic activity is carried out on an ongoing basis with human and material resources.
b. “Employer” means the natural person or legal entity, whether public or private, party...
multidisciplinary WHO initiative for Prevention and Control of infections associated with healthcare.
* Provide support to help prevent spread of infectious diseases through evidence-based infection control measures in health care settings.
* Provide support for infection control preparedness and response to...
Infectious agents and examples of
The organisms that cause disease vary in size from viruses,
which are too small to be seen by a light microscope to
intestinal worms which may be over a metre long. The groups
of infectious agents are listed with examples of diseases they
the transmission, incidence, and frequency of disease.
Handwashing, food preparation and other such concepts demonstrate our current understanding of epidemiology.
Terminology of Epidemiology
rate of disease
% of population infected
a disease that is constant in particular area
The Worlds Fight Against Microbes
Many infectious diseases that were nearly eradicated from the
industrialized world, and newly emerging diseases are now breaking out all over
the world due to the misuse of medicines, such as antibiotics and antivirals,
the destruction of our environment, and shortsighted...