Treatment and Prevention Table
Your Name: Chasity Howard
|Medical Management or Treatment |Medical Setting |Surgical Management or Treatment |Surgical Setting |Prevention Activities |Prevention Setting | |1. Heart disease |Medical Management |Outpatient |Treatment |None |Lifestyle changes |Outpatient | |2. Cancer |Treatment |Outpatient or Impatient |Surgical Management or Treatment |Treatment |Treatment and lifestyle change |Impatient | |3. Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases) |Treatment |Impatient |Treatment |None |Primary prevention |None | |4. Chronic lower respiratory diseases |Medical Management |Impatient |Treatment |None |Primary prevention |None | |5. Accidents (unintentional injuries) |Medical management |Impatient |Both |OR |None |None | |6. Diabetes |Treatment |Outpatient |Both |OR |Primary Prevention |Outpatient | |7. Alzheimer's disease |Medical Management |Outpatient |None |None |None |None | |8. Influenza and Pneumonia |Treatment |Outpatient |NONE |None |None |None | |9. Nephritis |Treatment |Outpatient |None |None |None |None | |10. Septicemia |Medical Management |Impatient |Both |Hospital |None |none | |
Use this space to determine which of the three measures (medical treatment, surgical treatment, or prevention) is both most cost-effective and offers the best overall quality care. Explain why you chose this measure. In one or two pages, describe how the measure you chose provides the best combination of high quality care and cost-effectiveness.
The effectiveness of global and local disease prevention programs largely depends on the extent to which individuals take personal responsibility for their own health by avoiding health risks such as tobacco use, substance abuse (misuse of alcohol and drugs), and unsafe sex. People who eat healthy diets; get adequate exercise and rest; wear seatbelts in automobiles and helmets on bikes, motorcycles, scooters, and the like; successfully manage stress; and maintain...