Health (100%)

A disease that attacks the immune system, leaving a person vulnerable to a host of deadly infections.
AIDS
Today more and more Americans are seeking medical advice not face-to-face visits with doctors but from
a.
the Internet
c.
radio
b.
television
d.
the newspaper
a
How is social status directly related to health care?
a.
Wealthy Americans receive adequate medical care.
b.
Poor Americans receive adequate medical care.
c.
No one receives adequate medical care.
d.
none of the above
a
What are some of the factors that have contributed to the rapid rise in health care cost?
a.
hospital care
c.
prescription drugs
b.
advances in medical technology
d.
all of the above
d
From Gallup poll results, what are the concerns about the U.S. health care system?
a.
health care cost
c.
access to health care
b.
equality of the health care
d.
all of the above
d
The treatment of illness with unconventional methods such as acupuncture.
alternative medicine
Where does the shortage for physicians lie?
a.
specialists
c.
government
b.
general practitioners
d.
none of the above
b
Those with the highest risk for becoming infected with HIV are
a.
homosexual and bisexual men.
c.
the sexual partners of high risk people.
b.
intravenous drug abusers.
d.
all of the above
d
The virus that causes AIDS and is transmitted through sexual contact, contaminated blood and tissue, and contaminated hypodermic needles.
HIV
Controlling health care expenditures with alternative health insurance.
managed care
Some people have suggested that health care problems could be overcome by the creation of a national health care system. t/f?
true
Health care costs have not been affected by advances in medical technology.t/f?
false
Fears of malpractice lawsuits are playing a part in the increased use of expensive diagnostic equipment. t/f?
true
In just two decades, AIDS has become one of the most serious public health problems in the United States and worldwide.
true
According to the article, “President Bush Proposes Health Savings Accounts,” about 46 million of the U.S. population are uninsured.
t/f?
true
The United States spends a higher percentage of its GDP on health care than ____.
a.
Japan
c.
France
b.
Germany
d.
any other country in the world
d
In the year 2000, it was reported that health care costs exceeded
a.
$1.3 trillion.
c.
$130 trillion.
b.
$13 trillion.
d.
the national debt.
a
The United States spends a higher percentage of its gross domestic product on health care than any other country in the world.t/f?
true
Where would you be more likely to find proper health care?
a.
farm
c.
rural area
b.
inner-city
d.
wealthy urban area
d
One reason for the rise in health care costs in the United States is the nation’s rapidly expanding elderly population. t/f?
true