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primary related to cardiovascular disease

discuss a low-fat diet and the need for regular physical exercise with clients.

secondary related to cardiovascular disease

implement blood pressure and cholesterol screening; give a treadmill stress test.

tertiary related to cardiovascular disease

provide cardiac rehabilitation, medication, and surgery.

primary using evidence-based practice

extended and extensive mass media campaigns reduce youth initiation of tobacco use.

secondary using evidence-based practice

client reminders and recalls via mail, telephone, e-mail, or a combination of these stategies are effective in increasing compliance with screening activities such as those for colorectal and breast cancer.

tertiary prevention using evidence-based practice

diabetes self-management educaiton in community gathering places improves glycemic control.

primary related to case management

use the information exchange process to increase the client's understanding of how to use the health carfe system.

secondary related to case management

use case finding to identify existing health problems.

tertiary related to case management

monitor the use of prescription medicaitons and adherence to treatment to reduce risk of illness complications.

primary related to disaster management

participate in developing a disaster management plan for the community.

secondary related to disaster management

assess disaster victims and triage for care.

tertiary relatd to disaster management

participate in home visits to uncover dangers that may cause additional injury to victims or cause other problems (e.g., house fires from faulty wiring).

primary for surveillance activities

develop a community security plan to reduce the potential for a terrorist attack.

secondary for surveillance activities

investigate an outbreak of food poisoning in a local community.

tertiary for surveillance activities

provide health care and treatment for those infected by SARS.

primary related to child abuse

provide programs in child development for familmies at risk for child abuse, such as single-parent households.

secondary related to child abuse

provide programs in child development and behavior management for families that have not yet abused their children but whose children are brought to the attention of social authorities for aggressive behavior problems.

tertiary related to child abuse

provide family therapy for abusive families; remove children from the home.

primary related to families

complete family genogram and assess health risks with the family to contract for family health activities to prevent diseases from developing.

secondary related to families

use a behavioral health risk survey and identify the factors leading to obesity in the family.

tertiary related to families

develp a contract with the family to change nutritional patterns to reduce further complications from obesity.

primary across the life span

provide community educaiton about the benefits of breastfeeding and the need for dietary supplementation with vitamin D to prevent childhood rickets.
collaborate with a variety of organizations such as the AHA to design and implement interventions aimed at reducing women's risk for cardiovascular disease.
In group and individual counseling about HIV, caution male client's that they should not share needles, syringes, razors, or toothbrushes.

secondary across the life span

target high-risk groups such as infants who live in sunshine-deprived areas (northern climates, urban areas) for alkaline phosphatase levels or serum assays of 25-hydrozyvitamin D.
provide screening activities such as blood cholesterol and blood pressure monitoring as examples of secondary prevention for women.
advise a man who had unprotected sex to be tested with a lowed by a confirmatory Western blot test.
Provide a comprehensive geriataric assessment at a health fair. Invite all older clients to participate, and screen blood pressure and cholesterol and for signs and symptoms of coronary artery disease and stroke.

tertiary across the life span

offer counseliong regarding vitamin D and calcium supplemnts and nutrition to reduce complications from childhood rickets.
develop a community-based exercise program for a group of women who have cardiovascular disease.
Teach men who are newly diagnosed with HIV to exercise regularly, eat a balanced nutritious diet, sleep at least 8 hours a day, and stop or limit alcohol consumption.
provide a diabetes clinic targeted to older clients with diabtes to teach them how to identify and prevent foot complicartions and about lifestyle changes to cope with this chronic illness.

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