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In 2010, public health insurance accounted for __________ of the federal budget.
People with disabilities are labeled in three different ways, according to labeling theory. Which of these is no factors?
The resent ness of the impairment
Older people (over the age of 65) are more likely to have ______ diseases.
The largest percentage of people with HIV/AIDS live in _____>
______ is the study of the causes and distribution of health, disease, and impairment throughout a population.
Stem cells are important medically because ______.
(d) they can be used to generate any specialized cell in the human body
According to some analysts, a major weakness of Talcott Parson's sick-role model is that it ______.
does not take into account racial/ethnic, class, and gender variations.
Which of these is an example of a chronic disease?
____ use occurs when a person take a drug for no purpose other than for achieving a pleasurable feeling or psychological state.
All of these were component of Flexner's model medical school except ______.
Medical colleges should provide the best medical care
_____ Theorists focus on the socially constructed nature of "health" & "illness" and how both should be treated.
Someone smoking cigarettes is an example of ______ drug use.
Which one of these is an example of an acute disease?
Dysentery or diarrhea
The perspective of ______ emphasizes the importance of health-promoting behavior, a healthy lifestyle, and a healthy self-image.
In the U.S., the age group with the highest rate of un insurance, in 2012 was ______.
You adults age 19 to 25
Chronic heavy drinking has been linked to
High caloric consumption and low nutritional intake
In Great Britain, the government set health care policies, raises funds, controls the medical care budget, owns health care facilities, and directly employs physicians and other health care personnel. This is an example of a ____.
Socialized medicine system
In a _____, patients pay premiums into a fund that in turn pays doctors and hospital for each treatment that a patient receives.
Third-party provider program
At one time, health was considered to be simply the absence of disease. However, today the World Health Organ. defines health as the _____.
State of complete physical, mental, and social well-being
Throughout its history in the U.S., the payment for medical care has been _____.
On a fee for service basis
Which of the following reasons was not cited, through research, as a reason why neighborhoods make a difference in relation to health and mortality?
Relative number of traffic accidents
After a lengthy political battle, a health care reform bill was signed into law in the U.S. in 2010. The name of the bil is ____.
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010
It is important for people to be health and to contribute to their society. Consequently, the ____ perspective views sickness as a form of deviant behavior that must be controlled by society.
In China, the health care system is ____>
A mix of capitalism, communism, and government -funded care.
_____ refers to a health care system in which the government owns the health care facilities and employs the physicians.
The sick role, as identified by Talcott Parsons, suggests that _____.
people, who are sick, must want to get well
_____ is any system of cost containment that closely monitors and controls health care providers decision about medical procedures, diagnostic tests, and other services that should be provided to patients.
According to the text, with professionalism, _____ gained control over the entire medical establishment in the U.S.
Licensed medial doctors
Researchers have found that environmental tobacco smoke, often inhaled by non smokers, _____.
is especially hazardous for nonsmokers, who carpool or work with heavy smokers.
Until recently, the only high-income nation with some form of universal health coverage for all citizens was ______.
The United States
A ____ is a document state the person's wishes regarding the medical circumstances under which his or her life should be terminated.
Which of the following is not a condition that has been attributed to long-term, heavy drinking of alcohol?
When attempting to treat gonorrhea and syphilis, penicillin _____.
Can cure most cases of both STDs, if the disease has not spread
An important factor in the increase in life expectancy in low-income nations has been ____.
A safer water supply.
Which of these is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the U.S.?
Critics argue that ____ is the main reason for medical inflation, because it gives doctors and hospitals an incentive to provide increases medical serivices.
Third party fee-for-service
The most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease, in term of the number of cases, listed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is_____>
_____ is a measure of the estimated average lifetime of people born in a specific year.
Canada has a ______system, which is a health care system in which all citizens receive medical services paid for by tax revenues. In Canada, these revenues are supplemented by insurance premiums paid by all tax paying citizens.
Universal health care
Which of these groups has the highest uninsured rate?
Sociologist _____ applied labeling theory to mental health disorders. He argued that mental illnesses are actually traits, and behaviors that society find immoral, deviant, or unacceptable.
_____ means that patients are billed separately for each service that they receive, including treatment by doctors, a oratory work, hospital visits, and prescriptions.
When a drug is take for a specific purpose or remedial affect, this is termed _____ use.
Researchers predict that over the next few decades in the United States _______.
Obesity will reduce life expectancy by two to five years
Conflict theorists us the term_____ to describe the system of local physicians & hospitales. It is also used for global health-related industries, such as insurance companies, and pharmaceutical and medical supply companies.
What is a drug?
Any substance that alters the body's function, other than food and water.
According to these theorists, problems in U.S. health care delivery are rooted in the capitalist economy. They view medicine as a commodity that is produce and sold by the medical-industrial complex.
_______ is the term for an institutional system, which is concerned with the scientific diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illness.
The _____ is widely considered the catalyst for the emergence of "modern medical education"
_____ is a nationwide public health insurance program that is a jointly funded, federal-state-local, program established to make health care more available to the poor.
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