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Information Technology Study Set 1

Medicine

Quiz 3 :

Information Technology in Public Health

Quiz 3 :

Information Technology in Public Health

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Computers can create what-if scenarios or ________ of what would happen to an infectious disease if something else happened (e.g., if air travel increased/decreased or the temperature rose or fell; if there was an adequate supply of antiviral drugs, if a vaccine existed or did not exist).
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________ uses "health-related data that precede diagnosis and signal a sufficient probability of a case or an outbreak."
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________ models are the programs that create the simulations.
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On March 11, 2011, a 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit Japan, followed by a ________ with 30-foot waves.
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________ is a microbiology information system developed at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Massachusetts.
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________ supports public health practice and research with information technology.
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A/An ________ is "an excess in the number of cases of a given health problem. . . ."
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________ refers to "the study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states or events in specified populations, and the application of this study to the control of health problems."
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A program called ________ is used to model flu.
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Some of the effects of global warming (climate change) are ________.
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Public health is affected by social factors such as poverty and social ________.
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One concrete step to slow global warming (climate change) is cutting emissions of ________.
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________ is already having a devastating effect on the earth and is affecting agricultural production in some places.
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Hurricane ________ flooded New Orleans both because it was a "monster hurricane" and because the levees failed.
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Statistics and mapping of a disease progression were used to contain an epidemic for the first time in the ________ century.
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Information technology can help infection control practitioners in the task of ________.
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________ is a microbiology information system developed at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Massachusetts. It is used to monitor antibacterial resistance.
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In the early twentieth century, epidemic ________ struck in New York for the first time.
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________ are organized "system[s] for the collection, storage, retrieval, analysis, and dissemination of information" on people with a disease, a predisposition toward a disease, and an exposure to anything thought to cause ill health.
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A/An ________ is a global outbreak of disease to which every individual in the world is susceptible.
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