PBH T2

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MelodyRodsuwan
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PBH T2
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2012-08-01 18:20:09
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  1. statins***
    drugs to treat patinets with high blood levels of chol
  2. why statin therapy***
    • had heart attacks with ldl chol greater than 100 mg/dL
    • diabetes or other risk factors with ldl chol greater than 100 mg/dL
  3. Coming Plague: Virus Hunters***
    public health importance
    where impact
    • ebola and lass: hemorrhagic viruses in sub saharan africa
    • smallpox: worldwide to eradicate the disease
  4. lead, asbestos, asthma

    magnitude
    to approach
    vulnerable
    • lead: affect young/deal by advisory groups
    • abestos: every structure in US/deal by enforceable regulations
    • asthma: 31mil/education and control measures
  5. clear cut neg effects of lead
    Dr. Needleman
  6. 3barriers to solving***
    • trapped in occupation that exposed them to hiv/aids
    • lack of accurate testing
    • ebola original source is unknown
  7. core functions of public health***
    • assessment-monitor
    • policy development-inform ppl
    • assurance of health services-enforce laws

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