chapter 23 study guide

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Objectives for Chapter 23 Study-guide: Health Choices in a Changing Society 1. Define conventional medicine. “The dominant health care system in the United States, Canada, and much of Europe and the rest of the developed countries.” (Teague, el. al., 2009, p. 629) 2. Identify 3 other terms for conventional medicine. Western medicine, biomedicine, and allopathic medicine. (Teague, el. al., 2009, p. 629) 3. Explain 4 characteristics of conventional medicine. The body can be broken down into smaller parts that, in the case of illness, need to be fixed. An illness is defined by a set of symptoms that are similar to others with the same illness. The scientific method is used to find the causes of diseases and treatments Improved safety of food and water. (Teague, el. al., 2009, p. 628) 4. Differentiate between complementary and alternative medicine. Complementary medicine is group of practices used together with conventional medicine. Alternative medicine is groups of medicines alternative to conventional medicine. (Teague, el. al., 2009, p. 629) 5. Define integrative medicine. conventional medicine and CAM. (Teague, el. al., 2009, p. 629)
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This note was uploaded on 10/19/2009 for the course HLTH 202 A taught by Professor Julimiller during the Spring '09 term at Ohio University- Athens.

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