chapter 7

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chapter 7
2010-11-05 17:06:28
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Introduction to Community Health
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  1. Define maternal, infant, and child health.
  2. Explain the importance of maternal, infant, and child health as indicators of a society's health.
  3. Define family planning and explain why it is important.
  4. Identify consequences of teenage pregnancies
  5. Define legalized abortion and discuss discuss Roe v. Wade and the pro-life and pro-choice movement
  6. Define maternal mortality rate
  7. Define prenatal care and the influences this has on pregnancy outcomes
  8. List the major factors that contribute to infant health and mortality rates
  9. Explain the difference among infant mortality, neonatal mortality and postneonatal mortality
  10. Identify the leading causes of childhood morbidity and mortality
  11. List the immunization required in order for a two year old child to be considered fully immunized
  12. Explain how health insurance and health care services affect childhood health
  13. Identify important governmental programs developed to improve maternal and child health
  14. Briefly explain what WIC program are and who they serve
  15. Identify the major groups who are recognized as advocates for children