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Developed public health and sanitation systems
Father of Medicine
Developed a vaccine for smallpox in 1976
First to use disinfectants and antiseptics during surgery
Founded the American Red Cross in 1881
Responsible for the professional education of nurses
Individual who's studies formed the basis for psychology and psychiatry
Discovered penicillin in 1928
Sir Alexander Fleming
Developed polio vaccine in 1952
When was the first "test tube" baby born in England?
Luise Brown - 1978
When was acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) identified as a disease?
When were birth control pills first approved by the FDA?
When was the first kidney transplant in humans performed?
1954- Joseph Murray
Which CAM therapy uses breathing and muscle relaxation techniques to quiet the mind by focusing attention on obtaining a sense of oneness?
Which CAM therapy encourage the use of certain vitamins to neutralize free radicals?
Which CAM therapy is based on the belief that illness and pain occur when Qi (life energy) is blocked as it flows through meridians?
Which CAM practitioner believes that a life energy flows through every living person in an invisible system of meridians?
What is the name for the type of health care that offers both mainstream medical treatments and CAM therapies to treat a patient?
Which CAM therapy uses special machines to produce negatively charged air particles or ions which are used to treat common respiratory disorders?
List ways to promote physical wellness.
Well-balanced diet, regular exceed use, regular dental and visual exams, avoidance of alcohol, caffeine, drugs, and risky behavior
List ways to promote mental and intellectual wellness.
Being creative, logical, curious, and open minded; using common sense; questioning and evaluating info; learning from life experiences
What is a special hospital that provides care for cancer patients?
What is a long term care facility designed to provide services to patients who need rehabilitation to recover from a major illness, treatment for cancer, dialysis for kidney disease, or heart monitoring?
Extended care facilities or skilled care facilities
What types of care can be offered by a home health care agency?
Nurse and personal care, therapy, homemaking, cleaning, and other household tasks
What is the main type of care provided by hospice?
What are examples of diseases genetic counseling centers often deal with?
Down syndrome and cystic fibrosis
What is the agency sponsored by the United Nations that compiles statistics on disease and published health information?
World Health Organization (WHO)
What is the specific amount of money a person pays for a particular service regardless of the total cost of that service that is required by some health insurance plans?
What is the federal medical assistance program that pays for the health care of individuals with low incomes and individuals who are physically disabled or blind?
What is the type of Medicare coverage that assists with pharmaceutical (medication) expenses?
Medicare type D
What type of Medicare coverage assists with payment for hospital services and care?
Medicare type A
For whom does TRICARE provide coverage for health care expenses?
Active and retired military and their families
What is the purpose of an organizational chart?
Indicate areas of responsibility
What are the five components of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) ?
1. Health care access, portability, and renew ability
2. Tax-related health provisions
3. Application and enforcement of Group Health Plan Requirement
4. Revenue offset
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