guidelines for evaluating health information.
the qualities of valid and reliable health information.
least forty sources of reliable health information.
some deceptive terms that are used in the labeling of health products.
signs and symptoms that require when to seek immediate health care.
14 guidelines you should consider to ensure proper and safe care while in the
your normal body temperature?
3 guidelines for seeking treatment for a fever.
the characteristics of selecting the ideal physician.
List and identify
various specialties of health care providers on the chart below.
Health Care Specialists
Specialists Field of Specialist Specialists Field of Specialist
13 tips to ensure good patient physician communication.
reasons a patient may want a second opinion.
some good options to help seek a second option.
do you know your Medical Rights? (Use Bullets or # each)
the components of a physical examination.
the immunization schedule for an adult.
several methods of paying for health care services.
essentials for your Medicine Cabinet.(#each)
list 10 Selected Complementary and Alternative Approaches to Medicine on the
Selected Complementary and Alternative
Approaches to Medicine
Name /Type Proposed Therapeutic How It Works
List Chapter Key-Terms and Definitions (# Each Term)
detail the requirements of health research if its findings and conclusions are
to be trusted.
the importance of going to a physician while you are in good health and free of
any obvious signs or symptoms of disease.
and discuss actions that patients can take to communicate better with their
use more diagnostic tests than are necessary, often more than are good for us.
Do you agree or disagree? Defend your
the difference between absolute risk and relative risk. Which of these two
terms is more likely to be reported in a misleading way? Give an example.
your reaction to the statement that "health care is the right of everyone,
regardless of their ability to pay."
the kind of attitude that patients should have as they enter the health care
the difference between informed consent and implied consent, and give several
examples of each.
guidelines that should be used when consulting with a medical doctor by way of
Discuss the principal role and function of the
Compare and contrast the advantages and disadvantages
of prepaid health insurance and fee-for-service health insurance
Identify ways that a college student who
attends a college/university away from his or her home can select a
primary-care physician and/or medical specialists.
Discuss the meaning and implications of the
statement that "most people who seek medical care are unaffected by the
care they receive."
The text states that the internet is like a
“wild frontier” with regard to health information. What does this imply? What
are some criteria for assessing the quality of information on the internet?
Discuss the three components of the physical examination. What is the
rationale for the statement that what a patient tells the doctor is more
important than what diagnostic and laboratory tests reveal? What are the
implications of this statement? What are the underlying assumptions of this