HED 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Streptococcal Pharyngitis, Health Literacy, Common Cold

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Chapter 1
Foundation of personal health
Health: dynamic human condition with multiple dimensions.
Physical dimension of health: the functional operation and soundness of the body.
Emotional dimension of health: Ability to deal with personal feelings and positive and
constructive manner.
Social dimension of health: Ability to interact with other and ability to developed interpersonal
relationships.
Intelectual dimension of health: Ability to question any reasoning and ability to think, learn and
express.
Spiritual dimension of health: (not necessarily mean religious) set of values or principles that
guide our actions.
Environmental dimension of health: State of the environment and condition of where we live.
Health literacy: Ability to obtain process of basic health services information.
Self-directive learning: an individual control both the mean of learning and objective learning.
Health risk of factor: any factor that increases susceptibility or has an association with a
progression of disease.
Infectious disease: Condition typically results from a disease-causing organism (bacteria, virus,
parasite) common cold and strep throat are highly treatable.
Chronic disease: Medical condition that is permanent, leaves a residual disability and is not
reversible (Hearth disease, cancer)
-TO PREVENT ANY DISEASE, WASH YOUR HANDS-
-Every 10 years, the US Department of Health and Human Services releases new national goals
and objectives for health promotion and disease prevention. WEBSITE:
www.healthypeople.gov.
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