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The study of causes or origins.
Etiology
The development of a diseased or morbid condition.
Pathogenesis
number of cases of a disease in a given population at a specific time.
prevalence
number of new cases of a disease in a population over a period of time.
Incidence
probable outcome and prospect of recovery from a disease
Prognosis
The rate of incidence of a disease.
morbidity
Death rate
Mortality
prevention of disease.
Ex. Immunizations
Primary
early detection and prompt treatment of disease
ex. Pap smear
Secondary
Treatment and rehabilitation measures for the prevention and further progress of the disease
ex. B-adrenergic to reduce risk for death in a person who had a heart attack
Tertiary
Acording to Healthy People 2010 Doctument what are the determinents of health.
Interaction btw. individual biology and behavior
Goverment policies and interventions
Acess to quality heal care
Physical and social enviroments
objective signs that can be observed by someone other than the person with the disease
Clinical Manifestations
Give an example of manifestation.
Sign, Fever, elevated temperature, swollen extremity, change in pupil size