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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- years of potential life lost
- secondary prevention
- a The first national standards to protect the confidentiality of a patients health information
- b Reducing the effects of an injury or illness that has already happened.
- c Number of nonfatally injured or disabled people; usually expressed as a rate, meaning the number of nonfatal injuries in a certain population in a given time period divided by the size of the population.
- d A way of measuring and comparing the overall impact of deaths resulting from different causes; calculated based on a fixed age minus the age at death.
- e The ongoing systematic collection, analysis, and interpretation of injury data essential to the planning, implementation, and evaluation of public health practices.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Something that offers automatic protection from injury or illness, often without requiring any conscious change of behavior by the person, child-resistant bottles and air bags are some examples.
- Injuries the occur without intent to harm, some examples are motor vehicle crashed, poisonings, drownings, falls, and most burns.
- Data that contains the patient's name, address, and other specific identifiers.
- Collection of the methods, skills, and activities necessary to determine whether a service or program is needed, likely to be used, conducted as planned, and actually helps people.
- In the context of prevention, specific measures or activities designed to meet a program objective; categories include education/behavior changes, enforcement/legislation, engineering/technology, and economic incentives.
5 True/False Questions
Haddon matrix → A framework developed be William Haddon, Jr, MD, as a method to generate ideas about injury prevention that address the host, agent and environment and their impact in the pre-event, event, and post-event phases of the injury process.
outcome objectives → State how a program will be implemented, describing the service to be provided, the nature of the service, and to whom it will be directed.
risk → A potentially hazardous situation that puts people in a position in which they could be harmed.
risk factors → Characteristics of people, behavior, or environment that increases the chance of disease or injury; some examples are alcohol use, poverty, smoking, or gender.
mortality → Death caused by injury and disease; usually expressed as a rate, meaning the number of death in a certain population in a given time period divided by the size of the population.