Intro to Population Health and Levels of Prevention
Intro to Population Health and Levels of Prevention PUBH 102 003
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Natalie Lopez on Saturday September 12, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PUBH 102 003 at University of South Carolina - Columbia taught by Dr. Galloway in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 34 views. For similar materials see Intro to Public Health in Public Health at University of South Carolina - Columbia.
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Date Created: 09/12/15
POPULATION HEALTH amp LEVELS OF PREVENTION Clip at Beginning of Class 0 An average of 44 kids are hit while walking usually to school 0 In Oregon New York Montana teens and elementary kids hit walking or riding bike 0 When a car is going 40 mph 80 chance of dying when hit 0 When a car is going 20 mph lowered to less than 10 chance of dying when hit 0 Many kids were hit when crossing in the middle of the road headphones in or texting Why is this a public health issue 0 Prevent fatalities Speed limits 0 Further prevention Place more speed bumps Have more police of cers Pooulation Health 0 Health Care Systems Traditional Public Health and Social Policy quotgroupsquot used to never crossed paths Why is Public Health Important Preventing mortality and morbidity Focused on improving the life expectancy lmproves quality of life Ten Great Achievements in Public Health Vaccination MotorVehicle safety Safer workplace Control of infectious disease Decline in CHD and stroke deaths Saferhealthier foods 0 Even simple from technology like the fridge Healthier mothers and babies Family planning Fluoridation Recognition of tobacco use as a health hazard 3 Levels of Prevention 0 Primary Prevention 0
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