Treatment and PreventionYou have studied the top ten causes of death. Using the Treatment and Prevention Table in the Resources:
- Identify the primarymedical management or treatmentof each potential cause of death. List specific activities or medications.
- List the setting in which the medical management or treatment you identified would occur:
- Inpatient (with an overnight stay in the hospital).
- Outpatient (in an appointment with a health care provider).
- Long-term care (such as in a rehabilitation center).
- Or other (such as with a behavior choice). If you choose “other,” provide explanation of your answer in the box.
- Identify the primarysurgicalmanagement or treatmentfor each potential cause of death. Not all of them have a surgical treatment, so some of the boxes in this column may be left blank.
- List the setting in which the surgical management or treatment you identified would occur.
- Identify the primaryprevention activitiesor preventive care for each potential cause of death.
- List the setting in which prevention care you identified would occur.
Determine which of the three measures (medical treatment, surgical treatment, or prevention) is both most cost-effectiveandoffers the best overall quality care. In the space following the table, under the heading “Table Description,” explain why you chose this measure. In one or two pages, describe how the measure you chose provides the best combination of high quality care and cost-effectiveness.