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NCM 102- Concepts of Illness

NCM 102- Concepts of Illness

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NCM 102NCM 102--Curative andCurative and RehabilitativeRehabilitative
Illness and DiseaseIllness and Disease
 
H
ealth and Wellness
H
ealth and Wellness
Traditional view of Traditional view of 
HealthHealth
:
Defined in
:
Defined interms of diseaseterms of disease
(
The state of people who not sick or dying)
(
The state of people who not sick or dying)
W
HO 1947
W
HO 1947
³H
ealth is a state of complete, physical,
³H
ealth is a state of complete, physical,mental & social well being and not merely themental & social well being and not merely theabsence of disease or infirmity´absence of disease or infirmity´
 
H
ealth
H
ealth
Derived from old English for 
³
heal´ whichDerived from old English for 
³
heal´ whichmeans whole.means whole.
 A dynamic change in the person who is A dynamic change in the person who isconstantly adapting to changes in theconstantly adapting to changes in theinternal and external environment
(
Craven)internal and external environment
(
Craven)
The process through which a person seeksThe process through which a person seeksto maintain equilibrium that promotesto maintain equilibrium that promotesstability and comfort
(
Daniels)stability and comfort
(
Daniels)

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