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Definition of health

a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and has the absence of disease or infirmity

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3 things public health works for

Promote health
Prevent disease
Ensure conditions are safe and healthy

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goal of public health

to prevent

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relation between public health and chiro

is the science and art of protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and research for disease and injury prevention

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10 essential public health services

monitor health
diagnose and investigate
inform/educate/empower
mobilize community
develop policies
enforce laws
link people
assure a competent workforce
evaluate
research

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3 core functions of public health service

assessment
policy development
assurance

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goal of community health care provider

prolong the number of years of health life of the population

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morbidity

illness; a diseased condition or state; the incidence of disease within a population

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mortality

the number of people who have died from a disease or condition

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life span

the limit of natural life

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life expectancy

the average length of life a person or group is likely to live

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number of years increased due to public health

25

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primary care

general
minor health issues

**chiro**

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secondary care

routine surgeries
day visit

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tertiary care

intensive

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primary prevention

prevention of occurrence

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secondary prevention

preventative screenings

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tertiary prevention

permanent death

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pathway to report

office--local health department--state health department--CDC

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Government agencies

DHHS
CDC
OSHA

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DHHS

largest department in federal government

gets 25% annual federal budget

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CDC year

1946

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3 non governmental orgs

American cancer society
American heart association
American lung association

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Leading chronic diseases

1- heart disease
2-CA
3-diabetes
4-arthritis
5-obiesity

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Leading causes of death

1- heart disease
2-CA
3-respiratory disease
4-stroke
5-accidents

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#1 cause of death

heart disease

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exception to #1 cause of death

Spanish flu year 1918

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#2 cause of death in developed countries

CA

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Most common cancers

lung
breast/prostate
colorectal

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How many lung CA are due to smoking

80%