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Dr. István Zoltán KISS (firstname.lastname@example.org), professor
Department of Public Health Medicine
Code of subject: OSP-PUH-T | 1 credit | Dentistry | Pre-clinical module | autumn
Prerequisites: OSA-EF1-T completed , OSA-MF2-T completedExam course: yes
14 lectures + 0 practices + 0 seminars = total of 14 hours
Public Health represents the preventive side of medicine. The subject deals with primary, secondary and tertiary prevention of the most challenging diseases of public health.
The aims are to exam the process of disease development and demonstrate the possibilities of prevention on individual and community levels.
Edit Paulik: Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Medicina Publishing House, Budapest 2013.
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1. Leading causes of mortality and morbidity worldwide. The definition of health and disease. Health determinants.
2. Health promotion, health education. Social risk factors.
3. Levels of prevention
5. Epidemiological indicators. Epidemiological studies.
7. Epidemiology, risk factors and prevention of cardiovascular diseases
8. Epidemiology and prevention of cancer
9. Epidemiology and prevention of other non-communicable diseases: diabetes, osteoporosis
10. Epidemiology and prevention of other non-communicable respiratory diseases
11. Epidemiology and prevention of other non-communicable gastrointestinal diseases
12. Basics of nutrition. Nutritional habits, healthy diet.
13. Role of nutrition in the development of major chronic non-communicable diseases. Epidemiology of obesity
14. Basics of infectious diseases (epidemic process, routes of transmission). Global situation of infectious diseases
15. Practical aspects of infectious disease prevention. Vaccination
16. Epidemiology and prevention of airborne diseases
17. Epidemiology and prevention of foodborne diseases and food poisoning
18. Epidemiology and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and viral hepatitis
19. Water hygiene. Soil pollution
20. Air hygiene. Health effects of air pollution
21. Occupational medicine in the dental praxis.
22. Major risk factors in disease development: smoking and alcohol consumption