Community Medicines A system of delivery of comprehensive health care to the people ( by a health team)in order to improve the health of the community. OR
Community MedicinesArt & science of application of technicalknowledge & skills to the delivery of healthcare to a given community, designed incollaboration with related professions aswell as human & social sciences on onehand & community on the other.
Community Medicine & Public health It is an aspect of Public Health is a “basic medical practice. science” of CommunityAlong with: Medicine.Biostatistics “Public” word refers to theEpidemiology people of community,& other fields. who decide that concerned action is needed, to accomplish its goals.
Public Health Preventing Disease Art & science of Prolonging Life & Promoting Physical & Mental health & Efficiency through organized community efforts for: (2) Organization of medical & (3) Development of social(1) Sanitation of Environment machinery nursing services for: Early Diagnosis Which will ensure to: & Prompt Treatment Every individual in community & prevention of Disease a standard of living adequate for maintenance of health.
organized community effortsAgencies concernedGovt: hospitals & health dept:Voluntary agencies likeTB, public health associations, Medicalassociations.Municipal corporationsCantonment BoardsSocial securities councils,Railways & Industrial organizations
Preventive Medicine Preventing DiseaseArt & science of Prolonging Life & Promoting Physical & Mental health & Efficacy Preventive Medicine For groups & communities For Individuals & families By public health practitioners By private health practitioners Practice Public Health Medical & Dental
Social Medicine It is study of man in hisPhysical Biological & Socio economic environment
Comparison of clinical & community Medicine Clinical Medicine Community Medicine1. Aim Ill or Diseased person Whole Population To shorten morbidity To reduce unnecessary & prevent mortality. morbidity & premature Explore methods mortality. Which would reverse Explore greatest potential or eliminate disease state For health improvement.2. Objective Patient Community Cure Pt: of disease Improve health status Clinical History Population data3. Information Physical examination Health problems, Disease pattern, availability ofRequired & Laboratory Tests health services, Felt needs of the community
4. Diagnosis Differential Diagnosis & Community Diagnosis Probable Diagnosis5. Action Plan Treatment & Community health program Rehabilitation6. Evaluation Follow up & Evaluation of change in Assessment health status