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Lec 5 9/20/07 I. Anthrax (missed some) a. US mail system attacked comes from grass wool sorters disease – came from sheep skin contact not too bad. Inhaled – deadly not contagious among humans hard to find, so have to manufacture it d. bio-weapons difficult to produce and handle e. the threat from bio warfare is real, but relatively low f. the public health system is poorly prepared to deal w/ bio-warfare cdc – center for disease control. Federal agency for control of epidemics. small pox more dangerous cuz contagious has a vaccination. First vaccine ever invented. I. Concepts of disease evolved from diagnostic process (med model based on this) a. Doc listens to patient b. Doc examines patient c. Doc describes symptoms and organizes them into clusters d. doc matches system clusters w/ known clusters of systems that have been known before human disease diagnosis grew out of botony. First physicians come from british royal navy II. Best diagnosis a. Includes theory of etiology (cause of disease)
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 210 taught by Professor Hansell during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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