The Scientific Study of Disease

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Sequela

Any lesion following or caused by an attack of disease

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Etiology

The study of the cause of disease

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Epidemology

The study of the frequency and distibutionof disease

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Pathogens

Any disease producing microorganism *Bacteria *Virus *Fungus *Parasitc

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Endogenous (fauna,flora)

Develops or originates within the body

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Exogenous (Develops or originates outside of the body )

Idiopathic: unknown or spontaneous cause

Iatrogenic: disease caused by treatment

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Pathogenesis

The development of the disease

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Pathology

The study of the essential nature of the disease

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*Clinical Manifestations(The Presentation of
the disease)

Signs

Symptoms

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Symptoms
perceptions of the client ; subjective data

perceptions of the client ; subjective data

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Signs

objective data-
example: cannot see nausea, can see vomit

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Functional significance

the impact of the disease on the individual
example
broken leg on 21 yr.old vs 85 yr old.

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Prognosis

The expected or probable outcome of disease

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Discuss what is wrong with the statement
Massage Therapy is Contraindicated?

There are so many different
modalities you can always find some way to work around a contraindication.

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General Pathology

the basic causes characteristics and mechanisms of the disease process

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Disease

Abnormal structural or functional change within the body

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Acute

Rapid onset, short and relatively severe duration, often
followed by rapid resolution

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Chronic

Persisting over a long period of time may follow an acute
initial episode or have a more subtle onset .

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Differentiate

To distinguish on the basis of differences

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Treatment

management and care of the individual in order to fight off
the disease