Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry
|Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Cardiovascular Health
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Effects of Disease on the Health Care Industry: Cardiovascular Health
Complete the table on the following page. Choose 2 diseases or disorders to complete the table. Be sure to properly cite references and sources for any information or facts used.
A general example has been provided for you.
|Disease or Disorder||Treatment Modalities||Cultural Beliefs/Practices Affecting this Disease||Epidemiological Statistics||Available Consumer Resources
(e.g., financing, information, support)
|Impact on Society|
|Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS)||· Prevention (education, exposure avoidance)
· Antiretroviral treatment (required to begin directly after infection)
· Antiviral medications sometimes slow disease progression but cannot cure it once contracted.
|· AIDS is a disease that only affects the LGBT community (myth).
· Contracting HIV is an automatic death sentence (myth).
· HIV/AIDS is currently incurable (fact).
· Education and proper preventive measures are crucial in fighting this disease.
|· Worldwide, 2.5 million new cases reported in 2011 (CDC)
· 635,000 individuals with AIDS have died in the United States to date (CDC).
· An estimated 1.1 million people in U.S. were living with AIDS in 2009 (CDC).
· Funding for prevention and research from the government and private sector
· Educational programs, UNICEF
|· Considered a worldwide epidemic (Shi, 2014)
· In 2012, the U.S. government spent more than $20 billion on HIV/AIDS programs and research.
· Has an impact on social lives and sexual practices of all citizens in a given society in one way or another.