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210class5 - Stephen Hansell, Ph.D. Department of Sociology...

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Stephen Hansell, Ph.D. Department of Sociology Institute for Health Research http://sakai.rutgers.edu [email protected] 609-203-2830
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Class 5 Concepts of Health and Illness
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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 with bio-warfare
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I. Concepts of disease evolved from diagnostic process A. Doc listens to patient B. Doc examines patient C. Doc describes symptoms and organizes them into clusters D. Doc matches observed symptom clusters with typologies of known symptoms
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II. Best diagnosis A. Includes theory of etiology (cause of disease) B. Implies a theory of treatment
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III. Adequate diagnosis A. Can observe symptoms accurately B. No good theory of causation C. Good treatment developed through trial and error rather than theory
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IV. Poor diagnosis A. No clear description, no theory of causation, no theory of treatment
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Specific problems with diagnoses A. Individual variability in body functioning
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course 920 210 taught by Professor Hansell during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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210class5 - Stephen Hansell, Ph.D. Department of Sociology...

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