a. Receive a dose of IV quinine. b. Avoid direct contact with individuals who have malaria. c. Use insecticide-treated bed nets. d. Apply dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) spray. ANS: C An eàective antimalarial intervention is the use of insecticide-treated bed nets. Malaria is contracted by being bit by an infectedmosquito; it cannot be passed by direct person-to-person contact. IV quinine is the drug of choice for treating malaria, not prevent-ing it. Some mosquitoes are resistant to DDT, so this may not be eàective.DIF: COG: Applying REF: 85 OBJ: 614. An international agency is most likely to use its funds for: DIF: COG: Applying REF: 74 OBJ: 715. The introduction of health care technology into lesser-developed countries has led to less-than-satisfactory results because: DIF: COG: Applying REF: 78 OBJ: 716. One intervention that has been shown to be eàective in improving the health status of a population is: DIF: COG: Applying REF: 78 OBJ: 717. Which of these statements is true about the disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in lesser-developed countries? a. Communicable diseases account for the greatest percentage.
5/9/2019Chapter 04: Perspectives in Global Health Care | Nursing School Test Banks5/8b. Diarrheal disease and respiratory infections are rampant despite technology.
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