Study guide final exam S 08

Study guide final exam S 08 - HP 400 Final Exam Study Guide...

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HP 400 Final Exam Study Guide Spring 2008 Borovay The final exam covers the lectures, presentations, guest lectures, film, and textbook readings from after the second mini-midterm [Class 21] through Class 28, plus an overall perspective on global health. The final exam will have two parts. There will be 40 multiple choice questions, worth two points each, for a total of 80 points. The exam questions will come from the class lectures and from summaries of the readings, all of which are posted on Blackboard. There will also be a mini-essay question worth 20 points. This question will be posted on Blackboard. Please take the time to prepare a thoughtful, well-structured response to the question. Bring the typed, double-spaced, hard copy of the mini-essay with you on the day of the final exam and turn it in then. The following topics will be covered in the multiple choice section of the final exam: 1. From the film Sicko : o Know which population of health care consumers in the U.S. the film focuses on i. People with health care insurance that are denied healthcare o Be able to identify what the film’s director seems to be suggesting as a possible strategy for alleviating the U.S. health care crisis i. Adopting a universal healthcare system which will allow equal access to everyone for healthcare. 2. From the lecture and PowerPoint slides on international perspectives on o Know what P.E.M. is. o Protein and Energy malnutrition o Know some of the contributors to the chronic cycle of malnutrition for girls and women. o Rural women are especially vulnerable to undernutrition because of pregnancy o In many countries, women form 1/3 of the total workforce and up to ¾ of the informal work sector. o Women provide over half of many countries’ food supplies. o Development of diet-related diseases [hypertension, diabetes, obesity, heart disease] in later life are associated with fetal and infant undernutrition. 1
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o Know what the Nutrition Transition is. o Overindulgence in diets high in fats, sugar, and calories, and low in fiber, vegetables, and fruit lead to chronic diseases. o As a result, obesity is emerging as a global malnutrition problem o Know the differences between the American Heart Association recommended diet and the Mediterranean diet. o Mediterranean diet: high consumption of fruits, vegetables, bread and other cereals, potatoes, beans, nuts and seeds , olive oil is an important monounsaturated fat source, dairy products, fish and poultry are consumed in low to moderate amounts, and little red meat is eaten, eggs are consumed zero to four times a week and wine is consumed in low to moderate amounts o The diets of Mediterranean peoples contain a relatively high percentage of calories from fat. This is thought to contribute to the increasing obesity in these countries, which is becoming a concern. o
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2008 for the course HP 400m taught by Professor Nezami,borovay during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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