ERIC Number: ED202514
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Health Instruction Packages: Consumer--Understanding Your Condition.
Kidd, Audrey E.; And Others
Text, illustrations, and exercises are utilized in this set of three learning modules to inform members of the general public about the causes and treatments of the common medical ailments that they may have. The first module, "Understanding Ligation of Hemorrhoids as an Office Procedure" by Audrey E. Kidd, lists the symptoms of hemorrhoids, discusses the importance of a high fiber diet in their prevention, and describes the treatment of the condition by rubber band ligation. The second module, "Your Bladder Infection (Cystitis)" by Pam Jones, examines the bacterial causes of bladder infection, identifies its symptoms, describes its treatment, and outlines hygienic precautions to be taken in avoiding cystitis. The third module, "You and Your Ulcer" by Martin Quan, explains what a duodenal ulcer is, describes the role of acid production in causing the ulcer, and discusses how antacids, diet, lifestyle, and stress affect ulcer management. Each of the illustrated modules provides sequential reinforcement exercises with immediate feedback throughout the text and concludes with a post-test and accompanying answer key. The time required to complete the modules ranges from 15 to 30 minutes. (JP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Kellogg Foundation, Battle Creek, MI.
Authoring Institution: League for Innovation in the Community Coll., Los Angeles, CA.