Maternal Health: The health of women of childbearing age from
pre-pregnancy through pregnancy, labor, delivery, and the postpartum period
Infant Mortality: Number of deaths of children younger than one
per 1000 live births
This is an important measure of
101 EXAM REVIEW
Definition of maternal health
Teen pregnancy- associative factors? More likely to be in poverty, for example.
What are some things infant health depends on? Example: prenatal health is a
good indicator of infants health.
How are infant mor
-Unique Features of Public Health
1. Basis in Social Justice Philosophy
2. dynamic, ever-expanding agenda
3. link with government
4. grounding in the sciences
5. use of prevention as a prime strategy
6. uncommon culture and bond
Chapter 1: Communit
*Deadliest epidemic in Middle ages?
*Germ Theory of Disease?
Microgranisms are the cause of many diseases proves
spontaneous generation wrong Robert Koch devised tests to
asses the germ theory of disease
*What did Upton Sinclair wri
WHO definition- health is a state of complete physical, mental,
and social well being and not merely the absence of disease and
Heroes of Public Health- John Snow Louis Pasture,
John snow- father of epidemio
CHLH 101 EXAM REVIEW (Class)
!BRING A CALCULATOR!
Familiar with what the unique features are. One in particular dealt with concepts of
3 people and accomplishments to develop the field
1918 FLU OUTBREAK across world significant
Exam 2 Review Sheet
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Chapter 7: Maternal, Infant and Child Health
-Maternal Health maternal and child health indicators are regarded as important
indicators of the effectiveness of disease prevention and health promotion services in
Botulism in Argentina - A TRUE STORY
1) What are the steps involved in an epidemiologic investigation? Describe each step
as it pertained to this particular outbreak.
First, report the case! The epidemiology of Argentine ministry of health received the