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Page 1 of 15 NURS 4127-501 Exam 2 Blueprint Fall 2018 Chapter 6 Environmental Health Chapter 7 Health Disparities Chapter 24 Vulnerable Populations Chapter 8 Communicable Diseases Chapter 9 Non Communicable diseases Chapter 11 Substance Use Chapter 12 Injury and Violence Chapter 13 Global health To help you review 1. Environmental risk assessment – why? How is it done?
Page 2 of 15 (including groceries), and limited transportation, all leading to poorer health (e.g., lead poisoning, asthma, cancer) 3. Air pollution Air pollution has long been an issue, but with the arrival of the industrial revolution the quality of the air we breathe has changed drastically. Industry and the need for energy have resulted in the emission of toxic chemicals into the air (Fig. 6-4). The famous London fog is not a natural weather phenomenon, but rather arrived on the heels of the Industrial Revolution. Cities with high dependence on motor vehicles for transport, such as Los Angeles, have struggled with severe smog due to emissions from automobiles. In the 21st century, the quality of the air is a major public health concern. current air quality called the ambient air standard . This refers to the highest level of a pollutant in a specific place over a specific period of time that is not hazardous to humans. It is computed as the number of parts per million per hour that are considered the limit for safety. For some countries such as China, the amount of air pollution is a serious concern

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