Summary of Lectures (Part 2)

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Health Studies
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Anna Walsh

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HLTB01 Lecture Notes II - 60% of adults have low health literacy to access and understand info related to their health - best place in Canada to suffer a heart attack Calgary has easy access to angeoplasticy(unblock vessel to heart) 24 hours a day - more than 70% of adults have access to angioplasty - only 15.8% of adults in New Brunswick have access to angioplasticy - Formal Support home care services, Informal Support family care - 2.7million are providing caregiving - 43% of informal caregivers are aged 45- 8,3ZL.KJ0307,9L43 have to balance care giving to the elderly and their working life Current Events - one in five Canadians have high blood pressure, hyper tension 13 20 yr sold will become overweight 2040 70% of adults will be overweight or obese diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancers, an overweight 40 yr old may expect to die 3 years earlier than someone who is normal weight and 40 someone who is overweight can lose 7 years (same as smoking) - indirect costs growing due to bad diet artillerial sclerosis a fatty streak in artery, growth of plague - narrow arteries, less elastic, increased blood pressure heart failure Case study questions: given these symptoms what condition do they have 03-01 - Debby Purder suffering from MS, wants her husband to end her life without being prosecuted - found that if you take apply a pressure cuff on someone who is having a heart attack, will reduce the severity of the heart attack by 50% - escemic pre conditioning _Parkins438L80,80 - elderly is growing, cognitive impairment is early signs of aging, but not everyone have it Eyes, Ears, Skin, Taste, Smell Midbrain Ears and Skin Thalamus Medulla Oblongata - Tastes Smell Primitive part of cortex Primary Visual Cortex, Temporal Lobe, Primary Sensory Cortex, Parietal Lobe, Frontal Lobe
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