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Three levels of disease prevention in healthcare

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This solution lists and describes the three levels of disease prevention across various stages of health. It describes the importance of Health Education in prevention the onset and worsening of disease and provides examples at each level.

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Disease Prevention is about avoiding disease before it starts. It relates to the measures taken to prevent the onset of a disease or other health problem before the occurrence of the undesirable health event. Most of these actions fall within the role of health professionals and health care providers in primary care facilities, hospitals and community service realms. There are three distinct levels of prevention:

1.) Primary Prevention- measures that are taken to prevent the onset of illness or injury before the disease process begins. For example, flu shots and other ...

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This solution lists and describes the three levels of disease prevention across various stages of health.

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