Public health
Objectives The focus of a public health intervention is to prevent and manage diseases, injuries and other health conditions through surveillance of cases and the promotion of healthy behaviors, commu ...
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Preventive healthcare
Preventive healthcare or preventive medicine consists of measures taken that focus on disease prevention, as opposed to disease treatment and is defined by Hugh R. Leavell and E. Gurney Clark as "the ...
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Population health
The human role of economic inequality Recently,human role has been encouraged by the influence of population growth there has been increasing interest from epidemiologists on the subject of economic i ...
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Behavioral health
History In the mid-19th century, William Sweetzer was the first to clearly define the term "mental hygiene" which can be seen as the precursor to contemporary approaches to work on promoting positive ...
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medical industry
The health care industry is one of the world's largest and fastest-growing industries. Consuming over 10 percent of gross domestic product (GDP) of most developed nations, health care can form an enor ...
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Health equity
Education Education is an important factor in healthcare utilization, though it is closely intertwined with economic status. An individual may not go to a medical professional or seek care if they don ...
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The Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) has yielded evidence of dentistry being practised as far back as 7000 BC. An IVC site in Mehrgarh indicates that this earliest form of dentistry involved curing too ...
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Main article: Specialty (dentistry)The American Dental Association recognizes nine dental specialties: dental public health, endodontics, oral and maxillofacial pathology, oral and maxillofacial radio ...
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Education and licensing
Dr. John M. Harris started the world's first dental school in Bainbridge, Ohio, and helped to establish dentistry as a health profession. It opened on 21 February 1828, and today is a dental museum. T ...
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Dental surgery and treatments Dentistry usually encompasses very important practices related to the oral cavity. Oral diseases are major public health problems due to their high incidence and prevalen ...
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Dentistry is the branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, the maxillofacial area and the adjacen ...
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Occupational Therapy Professionals: Education and Salary[edit]
Certified Occupational Therapists typically hold Masters or Doctoral degrees in Occupational Therapy from an ACOTE accredited institution. To practice in the United States, occupational therapists mus ...
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World Occupational Therapy Day
October 27 is World Occupational Therapy Day and celebrates the many different ways occupational therapists can change the lives of others. In honor of World Occupational Therapy Day, occupational the ...
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Occupational therapy and ICF
The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) is a framework to measure health and ability by illustrating how these components impact one’s function. This relates very ...
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Theoretical frameworks
Occupational Therapists use a number of theoretical frameworks with which to frame their practices. Note that terminology has differed between scholars. Theoretical bases for framing a human and their ...
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