Know your levels of illness prevention!
by Cathy Parkes August 16, 2021 Updated: December 29, 2021
Know your levels of prevention!
Primary: Focuses on prevention of a disease/disorder from occurring. E.g., Immunizations.
Secondary: Focuses on early detection and screening for diseases/disorders. E.g., Mammograms.
Tertiary: Focuses on rehabilitation of those already diagnosed with a disease/disorder. E.g., Physical therapy after a stroke.
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