HSS 1101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 16: Spontaneous Remission, Chiropractic, Alternative Medicine
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Becoming a Wise Consumer of Health Services
Making Informed Health-Care Choices
Financing health care
Predominantly publicly funded in Canada
Medicare: provincial, territorial insurance plans
Universal, comprehensive coverage
Hospital, inpaent & outpaent physician services
All principles linked at federal level
Accepng responsibility for your health care
Disparies in access to uninsured services
Learn: how, where, when to enter system
To obtain needed care
Know about self-care, its limits
Why some false claims may seem true
Disappearance of symptoms without any treatment
Apparent cure or improved state of health
By product with no medicinal value
Evaluang online medical resources
Who runs the site?
Who pays for the site?
The purpose of the site?
Where does the informaon come from?
The basis of the informaon?
How is the informaon selected?
How current is the informaon?
How does site choose other sites?
What informaon does site collect, why?
How does site interact with visiters?
Self-Help or Self-Care
When to seek help
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