Morbidity-Mortality
Infectious Diseases-Communicable Diseases
Immunizations
Unintentional Injuries
This and that/potpourri
100

The number of individuals who have died over a specific period of time.

Mortality

100

The most important way to prevent the spread of infection. 

Hand washing

100

The most common site used for vaccination in children under 2 years of age.

Vastus lateralis

100

The safest place for children under 12 years of age to ride in the car.

Back seat

100

The goal of immunizing health children so pathogens do not have hosts to reproduce and survive which indirectly protects unimmunized infants. 

Herd immunity

200
The measure of disease, illness or injury within a population at a particular time. 

Morbidity

200

They type of immunity obtained when immunoglobulins are transferred from one person to another. 

Passive immunity

200

oral vaccination given to prevent severe diarrhea in young children.

Rotavirus

200

Proper storage of medications and other potentially dangerous substances can prevent this from occurring.

Poisoning

200

This is the term used to describe "foreign" material in the body

Antigen

300

The leading cause of death in children aged 1-14 years. 

Unintentional Injury

300

This is a fluid filled papule.

Vesicle

300

Combination vaccination given to prevent several illnesses, one of which is whooping cough. 

DTaP

300

Close supervision, teaching children how to swim, and wearing a life jacket are important to reduce deaths from...

Drowning

300

Their number is 1-800-222-1222

The National Poison Control Center Hotline
400

The leading cause of death in children less than 12 months.

Congenital anomalies

400

Type of immunity obtained when one person's own immune system generates an immune response. 

Active immunity

400

These are produced when the body has an immune response. 

Antibodies

400

Risk factors for this are: depression mental health changes and substance abuse. 

Suicide

400

Cervarix is a vaccination that protects against genital warts an cervical cancer due to this virus. 

HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)

500

Report created by the Surgeon General that reviews morbidity and mortality data to assess whether the nation is meeting certain objectives. 

Healthy People 2030

500

During this time, the person is capable of transmitting illness to someone else.

Period of communicability 

500

The only true contraindication to receiving vaccinations.

Anaphylactic or systemic allergic reaction

500

Avoid feeding popcorn, nuts, grapes and hot dog pieces to infants in order to avoid...

Choking

500

The acronym for putting babies to sleep safely.

ABC

A - Alone - the infants should sleep alone

B - Back - the infant should be placed on their back

C - Crib - the infant should sleep in a crib

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