New year solution, The 5 A’s
A New-Year Solution
Identify a health-related resolution you have attempted. What level of prevention was it? Did you accomplish it? In one or two paragraphs and using the health belief model, Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, or Prochaska’s stages of change, describe why or why not. If you did not accomplish your resolution, identify your barriers to change and how you could accomplish it.
THE 5 A’S
A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER CAN TELL A PATIENT TO QUIT USING TOBACCO OR TO LOSE WEIGHT. SOMETIMES THIS IS EFFECTIVE—MORE EFFECTIVE THAN A SUGGESTION FROM A FAMILY MEMBER—SOMETIMES NOT. THINK ABOUT THE HEALTH BELIEF MODEL, MASLOW’S HIERARCHY OF NEEDS, OR PROCHASKA’S STAGES OF CHANGE AND IN ONE OR TWO PARAGRAPHS, EXPLAIN HOW A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER CAN USE THE 5 A’S OF THE TOBACCO CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE FROM THE LAST UNIT TO FACILITATE THE BEHAVIOR?
In the U.S.A, unhealthy behaviors like sedentary lifestyle, poor eating habits and alcohol consumption have been noted that they cause approximately 37 % of deaths annually. Two behaviors are responsible for causing premature death in the United States (Mokdad AH, 2004 Mar 10;291(10):123845). These are physical inactivity and poor diet. 50 % of the mortality from 10 leading causes of death is estimated to be caused by lifestyle related behaviors like tobacco use poor diet habits, and inactivity. Estimated, over..