Health Final

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Health Final
2010-12-18 13:34:11
Health First Semester

Flash cards to help study for the first semester health final
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  1. Define Goal
    Something you aim for that takes planning and work
  2. Define Health
    The combination of your physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being
  3. Define Lifestyle Factors
    Personal behaviors and habits related to the way a person lives that help determine his or her level of health
  4. Define Personality
    A complex set of characteristics that makes tou unique and sets you apart from everyone else.
  5. Define Hiearchy of Needs
    A ranked list of those needs essential to human growth and devolopment presented in ascending order from most basic to most fulfilling or satisfying.
  6. Define Values
    Beliefs and standards of conduct that you find important
  7. Define Time Management
    Specific strategies for planning and using time in effective, healthful ways
  8. Define Type A Personality
    A competitive. high achieving personality type most likely to develope heart disease.
  9. Define Type B Personality
    A "laid back", noncompetitive personality type less likely to suffer from heart disease.
  10. Define Stress
    The body's and mind's demands and reactions to everyday demands or threats.
  11. Define Stressor
    Any stimulus that produces a stress response.
  12. Define Defense Mechanisms
    Strategies used to deal with strong or stressful emotions and situations.
  13. Define Mainstream Smoke
    The smoke that is blown off by the smoker
  14. Define Sidestream Smoke
    The smoke that comes from burning tobacco
  15. Define Chronic Bronchitis
    Irritated bronchi
  16. Define Cillia
    Hair-like projects destroyed by lung cancer
  17. Define Carcinogen
    A cancer causing agent
  18. Define Pulmonary Emphysema
    The destruction of air sacs in the lungs
  19. Define Leukoplakia
    Thick, white, leathery spots in the mouth.
  20. Define Blood Alcohol Concentration
    The amount of alcohol in a person's blood expressed as a percentage
  21. Define Tolerance
    The ability to drink more with the same affect
  22. Define Withdrawal
    The process that occurs when a person stops usings a medicine or other substance to which he or she has a physiological dependence
  23. Define Cirrhosis
    A condition in which liver tissue is destroyed and then replaced with useless scar tissue
  24. What is self-esteem?
    The confidence and worth you feel about yourself
  25. Respecting others is a ______________.
    sign of good self-esteem
  26. What is the least important consideration when making a decision?
    What others will say
  27. Having supportive relationships will _____________.
    improve self-esteem
  28. What is an activity that demonstrates a high level of self-esteem.
    Volunteering to help
  29. A person with good mental health would ___________.
    would not put others down
  30. People with low-self esteem ______________.
    do not feel good about themselves
  31. What is an emotional need?
    The need to belong
  32. What kind of need is the need for food?
    A physical need
  33. What is the need for recognition?
    An emotional need
  34. What is not true about low self-esteem?
    It is formed by messages recieved by others
  35. Feeling angry is ______.
  36. What is Maslow's design called?
    The hierarchy of needs
  37. What is a good sign of good mental health?
    Being able to cope with change.
  38. What does mental health mean?
    Expecting oneself and coping with change.
  39. Good health does not include ___________.
    always being in control
  40. What is not a type of feedback?
    A term paper
  41. What is Adrenaline?
    An emergency hormone
  42. What can pathological fatigue lead to?
    Cold and Flu
  43. The _______ and _______ systems can initiate stress response.
    endocrine, nervous
  44. Adrenaline causes _______?
    decreased saliva
  45. Physical ailments that develop as a result of stress are called __________.
  46. The emergency hormone causes _____________.
    faster breathing
  47. ____________________is not a good way to deal with stress.
    Allowing others to assume responsiblilty
  48. _____________ is not an acceptable way to deal with stress.
    Drinking alcohol
  49. Blood vessels are ________ when smoking.
  50. What is Nicotine?
    The addictive drug in cigarettes.
  51. Carbon monxide in cigarettes can prevent oxygen delivery by uniting with ________.
  52. The type of alcohol consumed _______ affect the amount of alcohol in the blood.
    does not
  53. What is an abrasion?
    Skin damage with little bleeding
  54. What is a laceration?
    A clean, deep cut
  55. What is the pressure point technique?
    Pressing the artery to stop bleeding
  56. What is First aid?
    Immediate temporary care
  57. What is a good way to dislodge an object from the throat of an infant?
    A blow between the shoulder blades
  58. When administering CPR to a child, adminster ____ to ____ compressions per minute.
    80, 100
  59. Mouth to mouth or mouth to nose respiration is called ______________.
    Rescue breathing
  60. For mouth to mouth breathing, the victim's chin should be _________.
    Lifted upward
  61. When doing mouth to mouth breathing, you should _________.
    pinch the nose closed
  62. When doing artificial respiration for infants, adminster one breath every ____ seconds.
  63. When compressing an infants chest use __ to __ fingers.
    two, three