Which of the following groups was primarily responsible for the establishment of the first school of public health? a. The American Medical Association b. The Association of State Departments of Public Health c. 3
Self assessment The federal government d. The Rockefeller Foundation Which of the following statements best describes the increase in life expectancy among Americans during the twentieth century? a. Life expectancy increased by 30 years; the majority can be attributed to advances in medical technology. b. Life expectancy increased by 30 years; the majority can be attributed to public health efforts. c. Life expectancy increased by 30 years; the majority can be attributed to improved physician education. d. Life expectancy increased by 30 years; the majority can be attributed to increased access to care. How do public health efforts differ from medical efforts in improving the health of our citizens? A.Medical care providers autonomously choose appropriate interventions, whereas public health care providers must engage in whatever actions legislation requires B. Medical care providers are self-employed or agency employed, whereas public health care providers are employed by and paid through the government. C. Medical care providers focus only on individuals, whereas public health care providers focus only on aggregates. D. Medical care providers focus on disease diagnosis and management, whereas public health care providers focus on health promotion and disease prevention Which of the following best describes how Nightingale responded to challenges about her suggestions for reform of health care? A. She influenced male friends as political leaders to publicize her ideas. B. She conveyed her statistical data in more detail and depth, and shared it with political leaders. C. She encouraged those who challenged her to come up with more acceptable approaches to lowering the death rate. D. She understood their concerns and tried to word her suggestions in a more politically acceptable way. As in Healthy People 2010, what are the two primary goals of Healthy People 2020? Select the two that apply. A. Eliminate health disparities 4
Self assessment B. Expand health promotion activities in every community C. Improve funding, including diverting funds from other priorities to health care D. Improve health outcomes measures to be more consistent with other developed nations' outcomes E. Increase quality and years of healthy life F. Reduce mortality and morbidity figures nationwide Which of the following best describes the first measures used by large communities to ensure community health? A. Building safe sewage disposal systems B. Healthy food choices and exercise C. Praying to the gods for preservation D. Use of medicine and other herbal remedies Which of the following statements best summarizes the view of nurses as seen in novels over the past 100 years?
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