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communicable disease and substance abuse 3 – writinghub.net

Communicable Disease

1-Describe the three focus areas in Healthy People 2020 objectives that apply to infectious diseases.

2-Describe the chain of transmission of infectious diseases.

3-Types of immunity, including herd immunity.

4-Identify nursing activities for control of infectious diseases at primary, secondary, and tertiary levels of prevention.

References:

READ – Textbook (pp. 488-514)

  • acquired immunity, p. 498
  • active immunity, p. 498
  • agent, p. 494
  • antigenicity, p. 496
  • cold chain, p. 501
  • communicable disease, p. 495
  • communicable period, p. 495
  • control, p. 499
  • direct transmission, p. 496
  • elimination, p. 499
  • endemic, p. 495
  • environment, p. 494
  • epidemic, p. 495
  • eradication, p. 499
  • fomites, p. 496
  • herd immunity, p. 498
  • host, p. 494
  • immunity, p. 497
  • immunization, p. 500
  • incidence, p. 495
  • incubation period, p. 495
  • indirect transmission, p. 496
  • infection, p. 495
  • infectious disease, p. 495
  • infectivity, p. 496
  • isolation, p. 497
  • latency, p. 495
  • multicausation, p. 494
  • natural immunity, p. 497
  • notifiable infectious diseases, p. 499
  • outbreak, p. 495
  • pandemic, p. 495
  • passive immunity, p. 498
  • pathogenicity, p. 496
  • portal of entry, p. 493
  • portal of exit, p. 496
  • primary vaccine failure, p. 498
  • quarantine, p. 497
  • reservoir, p. 496
  • resistance, p. 497
  • secondary vaccine failure, p. 498
  • susceptible, p. 497
  • toxigenicity, p. 496
  • universal precautions, p. 497
  • vaccination, p. 500
  • vectors, p. 496
  • virulence, p. 496

Substance Abuse

1-Describe the current social, political, and economic aspects of substance abuse.

References:

READ – Textbook (pp. 515-541)

  • abstinence, p. 530
  • addiction, p. 525
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), p. 533
  • delirium tremors (DTs), p. 529
  • detoxification, p. 530
  • dual diagnosis, p. 538
  • harm reduction, p. 534
  • mutual help groups, p. 533
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), p. 520
  • social consequences, p. 519
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), p. 520
  • substance abuse, p. 519
  • substance abuse treatment, p. 528
  • War on Drugs, p. 520

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