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Lecture 2

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Department
Geography
Course
GGRB28H3
Professor
Talar Sahsuvaroglu
Semester
Summer

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GGRB28 Lecture 2 Illness vs. Disease Illness = subjective experience, disease = diagnosed by medical professional Epidemiology Study of disease in populations (humans and animals) Mortality vs. Morbidity Mortality final, morbidity - frequency Incidence vs. Prevalence Incidence new cases, prevalence how much is currently active Chronic vs. Acute Chronic over a long period of time, acute over a short period of time Some diseases can be both Impairment vs. Disability Impairment limitation to function (personal property), disability not being able to function in normal society (social property) Primary Care Seeing family physician (health prevention occurs here, i.e. you need to lose weight, you need to eat healthier), gateway to primary health care is through family physician Secondary Care More specialized level, i.e. hospital
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