Health, disease, signs and symptoms

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Discipline:
Health & Fitness
Subject:
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Health, disease, signs and symptoms

* What are we talking about? * Is there any difference between sign and symptom? * Is health the opposite of disease? * What does disease mean?

Health, disease, signs and symptoms

Is a phenomenon that can be detected by someone other than the individual affected by the disease. For Example: Bloody nose is a sign of injured blood vessels in the nose that can be detected by a doctor, a nurse or another observer.

A phenomenon that is experienced by the individual affected and can be able to communicate it to the doctor. For example: fever, coughing.

A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease infirmity.

Combination of signs and symptoms, phenomenon associated with a disorder of unction or structure or illness associated with a specific cause. It can be chronic or acute depending on the duration of the condition.

Unit 2: Final Task

HEALTH

SIGNS

DISEASE

SYMPTOMS

Sofía Cervantes Farías and Lillian Lopes Lima

SOME CONCEPTS


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