Class Notes for Glenn Ward

QUEEN'SHLTH 101Glenn WardFall

HLTH 101 Lecture Notes - Zoonosis, Tetanus, Anemia

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Lecture 1- intro to the study of health and disease. Lecture 1: intro to the study of health & disease. Mortality: a rate expressing deaths per unit of
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QUEEN'SHLTH 101Glenn WardFall

Health 101 Topic 1 Enjoy

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Health 101 Topic 2 Topic 2: Changes in Human Health Status (abstract from file) Evidence of change from history: 1) Paleolithic era - 40-10,000 years ago - Hunter/ gatherers - Life expectancy approx. 40 years old. Cause of deaths: -undernutr

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Health 101 Topic 3 Causes of Changes in Human Health Status (abstract) Past 160 years: Reduced infectious disease rates Why in the early 1800’s? 1. SOCIOECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT -1800’s: -increased activism -working conditions improved

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Why in the early 1800"s: socioeconomic development. All these factors reduced inequality in the population which tends to result in overall better heal
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QUEEN'SHLTH 101Glenn WardFall

Fall 2010: Topic 3 Lecture Notes this is the information is topic 3 called "ecology of the human body and health:infectious diseases" including infectious organisms, the biology of infectious diseases, the epidemiology of infectious diseases, Internal Eco

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Topic three: the ecology of the human body and health: infectious diseases. Infectious organisms can be classified in a number of ways; first by size,
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QUEEN'SHLTH 101Glenn WardFall

Fall 2010: Topic 2 Lecture Notes This includes all the information for the notes in "first principles of health research and practice" including changes in health status, causes of changes in health status and bringing aobut changes in human health status

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Topic two: first principles of health research and practice. Wednesday september 15, 2010: changes in health status. Cause of death to be under nutriti
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QUEEN'SHLTH 101Glenn WardFall

Fall 2010: Topic 1 Lecture Notes These includes the notes for topic one of health 101 called introduction to health and disease

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Professional consensus: first principles of health research and practice, health status can change over time. Look at the health of populations through
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Health 101 Topic 8 Combatting Infectious Diseases (abstract) INTRODUCTION -a healthy immune usually is effective in combating disease -few infections require anitibiotics/antivirals 1/ THE IMMUNE RESPONSE -divert/destroy 2 categories: a) N

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A healthy immune usually is effective in combating disease. It includes: 1) physical barriers (ie. skin, mucous membranes: active removal (ie. urinary
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HLTH 101 Lecture Notes - Case Fatality Rate, Entry Inhibitor, Hemolytic Anemia

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Decline in deaths/new cases since 2005 (not in all regions) Treatment: reverse transcriptase inhibitors (prevent multiplication) ie. azt (azidothymidin
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HLTH 101 Lecture Notes - Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, Cystic Fibrosis, Opportunistic Infection

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Decrease in hosts natural ability to resist microbes. Endogenous microbe causes disease: susceptibility to new infection, disease from attenuated virus
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Health 101 Topic 7 External Ecology: Societal Factors Potentially Associated with Infectious Disease Risk (abstract) 1/ POPULATION GROWTH 2000: 6 billion people 2050: estimated 9 billion -increase in population could mean increase risk of infecti

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Increase in population could mean increase risk of infection. Past 50 years, 25% of the population of rural has moved to urban. Estimated by 2030, 75%
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HLTH 101 Lecture Notes - Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathy, Human Papillomavirus Infection, Intracellular Parasite

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Topic 5: the ecology of the human body and. Infectious organisms can be classified in a number of ways. In this course, i have chosen to classify them
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