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a. to assist in documenting a major health scandal b. to better understand the relationship between health and culture c. to advance the field of sports medicine d. to uncover hidden problems with football 145. While conventional wisdom attributes good health to good nutrition, exercise, sleep, proper sanitation, and avoiding smoking, medical anthropologists consider many other factors when looking at health. What is one critical aspect of health that is often overlooked? a. farming methods c. inequality b. evolutionary shifts d. genetic predisposition
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ANTH 103 ONLINE FALL 2017 – FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE 146. What does the study of ethnomedicine focus on? a. the role of hospitals and doctors in the health-care system b. the study of religious ritual in health care c. the local use of natural substances in healing remedies and practices d. the comparative study of local systems of health and healing 9. How do anthropologists define biomedicine ? a. the intersection of multiple cultural approaches to healing b. a practice that seeks to apply the principles of the natural sciences c. the documentation and description of the local use of natural substances in healing remedies and practices d. the comparative study of local systems of health and healing 12. How do medical anthropologists distinguish between disease and illness? a. as a pathological condition versus an imagined reality b. as a natural entity versus personal experience c. as a natural entity versus a condition defined by the state d. as a natural entity versus a psychologically treatable condition 13. From the anthropological perspective, an individual patient’s experience of sickness is considered to be what? a. universally defined c. a matter of personal interpretation b. defined by a doctor d. culturally defined 147. In Tibet, there are about 200 traditional healers known as amchi who provide health care. What is their system of health care based on? a. elimination of body and spirit as part of individual wellness b. complete separation of body and spirit in the individual c. achieving balance between body and spirit in the individual d. elevation of the spirit over the body in the individual 148. What is one important part of medical treatment that the biomedical model overlooks? a. the scientific means to diagnose a disease b. social experiences as a component of disease c. pharmacology as a means of understanding diseases d. recognizing that biology plays a crucial role in disease 149. Anthropologists have recognized that Western biomedicine draws heavily on: a. universally held values
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ANTH 103 ONLINE FALL 2017 – FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE b. the experience of the doctor in a foreign country c. Enlightenment values d. the willingness of the doctor to practice alternative medicine 150. Anthropologist and physician Paul Farmer found rural Haitian residents experiencing very high rates of malnutrition, dysentery, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS. Many of these residents were water refugees due to the construction of a hydroelectric dam that had flooded their valley. This problem underlines the difficulty of providing adequate health care in the face of ________.
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