Friday, November 11, 2011

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN COMMUNICABLE AND NONCOMMUNICABLE DISEASES



COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
          NON COMMUNICABLE        DISEASES

CONTAGEOUS DISEASE

SPREADS FROM ONE PERSON TO ANOTHER

GENERALLY INVOLVES THE LOWER SAOCIOECONOMIC GROUP

VEHICLES OF TRANSMISSION  AND THE VECTORS PLAY A  MAJOR ROLE IN THE
SPREAD OF DISEASE.

TREATMENT OF THE ETIOLOGICAL AGENT IS THE REMEDY.


ACUTE DISEASES REQUIRING ACTIVE MEDICAL CARE.


TREATED CONSERVATIVELY

NON CONTAGEOUS DISEASE


DOESNOT SPREAD FROM ONE PERSON TO THE OTHER

INVOLVES GENERALLY AFFLUENT CLASS


DIETARY HABITS, ENVIRONMENT AND LIFESTYLE
PLAY A ROLE IN THE CAUSATION OF THESE DISEASES.

CHANGING THE DIETARY HABITS, LIFESTYLE AND TRHE ENVIRONMENT  IS THE PERMANENT REMEDY.

CHRONIC DISEASES NEED LONG LASTING CHRONIC TREATMENT.

TREATED CONSERVATIVELY AND SURGICALLY.





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