How To Prevent Child Accidents

What Is Child Safety? Child safety is an important aspect of public health concerned with limiting children’s exposure to hazards and reducing children’s risk of harm. Childhood unintentional injury represents an important global health problem. Many unintentional injuries experienced by children aged under 5 years occur within the home and are preventable. Children are particularly vulnerable […]

Health Belief Model

The Health Belief Model (HBM) posits that messages will achieve optimal behavior change if they successfully target perceived barriers, benefits, self-efficacy, and threat. It is one of the most widely used conceptual frameworks for understanding health behavior. Developed in the early 1950s, the model has been used with great success for almost half a century […]

Ecological Models of Health Behavior

Ecological model of health behavior is a model that emphasizes the environmental and policy contexts of behavior, while incorporating social and psychological influences. Ecological models lead to the explicit consideration of multiple levels of influence, thereby guiding the development of more comprehensive interventions. Ecological models recognize multiple levels of influence on health behaviors, including:   […]

What Is Social Cognitive Theory?

What is social cognitive theory? Social cognitive theory (SCT), is a theory that illustrate the impact of individual experiences, the actions of others, and environmental factors on individual health behaviors. It is used in health psychology, education, and communication, holds that portions of an individual’s knowledge acquisition can be directly related to observing others within […]

Public Health Quiz and Answers Part 3

Public Health Questions and Answers for Students In which disease conditions is prevalence more appropriate and why? Answer: Prevalence is most appropriate in long-standing or chronic diseases as the window period in which a diagnosis can be established is much higher and therefore, cases will not be missed during a survey. On the other hand, […]

Public Health Quiz and Answers Part 2

Define Epidemiology Answer: Epidemiology is defined as the distribution and determinants of disease frequency or health events in man. Modern day epidemiology is different from the earlier period where it just referred to as study of epidemics. It now includes comprehensive methods for control of diseases, including non-communicable diseases. Distribution refers to the time; place […]

Public Health Quiz and Answers Part 1

Public health is the science of protecting and improving the health of people and their communities. This work is achieved by promoting healthy lifestyles, researching disease and injury prevention, and detecting, preventing and responding to infectious diseases. This test is designed to test your knowledge of medicine and public health QUESTION ANSWER A group of […]

Do Baby Wipes Expire?

Baby wipes are disposable cloths used to cleanse the sensitive skin of infants. These cloths are made from non-woven fabrics similar to those used in dryer sheets and are saturated with a solution of gentle cleansing ingredients. Baby wipes are typically sold in plastic tubs that keep the cloths moist and allow for easy dispensing. […]

How Long Does It Take For Imodium To Work?

Imodium is a brand of Loperamide, a class of medications called antidiarrheal agents. It works by decreasing the flow of fluids and electrolytes into the bowel and by slowing down the movement of the bowel to decrease the number of bowel movements. The medication is used to decrease the frequency of diarrhea. It is often […]

What Causes Cleft Lip?

What is a Cleft Lip? A cleft lip happens if the tissue that makes up the lip does not join completely before birth. This results in an opening in the upper lip. The opening in the lip can be a small slit or it can be a large opening that goes through the lip into […]

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