HLED 3203 - Exam 1 Notes
HLED 3203 - Exam 1 Notes HLED 3203
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Consumer Health Programs Exam 1 Notes Definitions Panacea promoted as curealls Caveat emptor let the buyer beware Selfcare health care practices a person performs to maintain their health and avoid illness basic things brushing teeth wearing seat belt shampoo Caveat vendor let the seller beware FDA Food and Drug Administration Unorthodox Health Care philosophy and methods which differ from orthodox practices because they are not based on acceptable scientific proof acupuncture chiropractic FTC Federal Trade Commission Emetic an agent that induces vomiting Consumer Health decisions individuals make about the purchase and use of health products and health services that will have a direct effect on their health Products substances materials or equipment prepared or manufactured for consumer purchase and used in the treatment and maintenance of health Services health actions information or work furnished or supplied to help satisfy the needs or wants of consumers things people do to and for people Recent Washington Post Survey 48 of the respondents reported that they believe that medical doctors make too much money Displeased with medical practitioners who fail to give consideration to the psychological facts involved in illness Use of too many drugs in treatment Doctors do not provide sufficient time to discuss and clarify illnesses and conditions Doctors fail to sufficiently inform patients of alternative treatments available Doctors may encourage unnecessary surgeries and lab tests Consumer Bill of Rights John F Kennedy March 15 1962 The Right to Safety to be protected against the marketing of goods that are hazardous to health or to life The Right To Be Informed to be protected against fraudulent or grossly misleading information advertising and labeling given facts to make choices The Right To Choose access to a variety of services and products at competitive prices satisfactory quality and service at fair prices The Right To Be Heard to receive full and sympathetic consideration when forming government policy and expeditious treatment in court Intelligent Health Consumers Are well informed obtain appropriate information Seeks reliable sources of information FDA FTC AMA ACS Skeptical about information and advertising Recognized quackery Selects practitioners and treatments with care Speaks out against fraud and quackery Quackery Quack a pretender to medical skills Health fraud promotion for profit of a medical remedy known to be false or unproven Promoted primarily by people that share misinformation and personal experiences with others
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