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Miami Dade College Ch 16 Child and Adolescent Health Questions Discussion

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Need help with my Health & Medical question - I’m studying for my class.

Read chapter 16 of the class textbook and review the PowerPoint presentation under Lectures. Once done, answer the following questions;

1. Identify and discuss major indicators of child and adolescents health status.

2. Describe and discuss the social determinants of child and adolescent health.

3. Mention and discuss at least 2 public programs and prevention strategies targeted to children's health.

4. Mention and discuss the individual and societal costs of poor child health status.

As stated in the syllabus present your assignment in an APA format word document, Arial 12 font attached to the forum in the discussion tab of the blackboard titled “Week 12 DQs” for grading and in the corresponding week "Week 12 DQs" under the assignment tab to verify originality. A minimum of 2 evidence-based references besides the class textbook must be used. You must post two replies to any of your peers sustained with the proper references and make sure that the references that you use in your assignment are properly quoted in it. A minimum of 700 words is required.

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Question One: Health Indicators
Infant Mortality
The rate of infant mortality is described as one of the significant health indicators
of the health status of a nation. When a rate augments, as it did from the year 2001 to
the year 2002, factors, precipitating these changes needed to be scrutinized and
assessed. The infant mortality of the United States is of a huge concern on account that
UA is ranked on the 22nd position among the industrialized countries in the rankings of
infant mortality (Alemán-Díaz & Weber, 2018). Hence, the public, along with the
healthcare professionals, has emphasized on the need for suitable coordination of the
healthcare services, prenatal care, and provision of the wide-ranging maternal-child
services. The prime Infant Morality causes comprise of congenital malformations,
chromosomal abnormalities, and deformations with about 20.2 percent rate (Bundy &
Appleby, 2018). Besides, disorders identified with short gestation together with lowbirth-weights were the 2nd primary death cause for all the infants at a rate of sixteen
percent of all the deaths. Other causes of infant mortality include SIDS (Sudden Infant
Death Syndrome).
Low-birth Weights
Low-birth-weight primarily describe infants with less than 2,300g. In most cases,
the average newborn weighs approximately eight pounds. Low-birth weights might be
healthy even if a baby is small (Carson & Kho, 2016). However, low-birth-weight babies
could additionally have numerous severe health issues. Besides, low-birth weights are
habitually brought about by premature...

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