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Serena Harris, Christine Paschal, Glenda Pennington, Jacquelyn Robinson and Sekeithia Speed THE HISTORY AND CURRENT IMPACT ON QUALITY OF LIFE
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Quality of Life Historical and current impact on quality of life Potential future of quality of life and how might it change Issues involving problems with consent The organization’s ethical and social responsibility toward the community and its stakeholders
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Quality of Life Define quality of life Entities that affect quality of life    
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Since the 1900s Life Expectancy Increased by 30 years Before WW2, gains made by nonmedical factor. Post World War II, gains made biomedical innovations. Healthcare expenditures have grown 3% Emphasis on improving quality of life. Fig 1. Shows increasing  gains in life expectancy  from 1900-2004
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Key Strides in Medicine Other key strides in medicine that have affected quality of life include: Pharmacology X-Rays and the Electrocardiograph Surgery Pathology/Pasteurization
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Current Gains in Biomedical Innovation Emphasis on value-added innovation Key innovations include antibiotics and diuretics. Other improvements include relief
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course HCS 335 taught by Professor Bobvella during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.

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