VUMIE Online - Section 3

Worksheet – Concepts of health and disease

Section 1

Check all that apply to each word or phrase.

1. Dizziness

2. Felt by the patient

3. Fever

4. Detected by the healthcare provider

5. Nausea

6. Colonization of bacteria on body surfaces

7. Headache

8. Racing pulse (tachycardia)

9. Sore throat

10. Vomiting

11. Blood chemistry changes

12. When the body responds to the presence of a microbe

13. Indicators of disease

14. Indicators of infection

Section 2

15. Place these body regions in order of increasing numbers of microbiome bacteria found.  Put number 1 in least and number 3 in most microbes present.
  • Mouth
  • Colon
  • Skin

16. Check the four components of health and wellness.

17. Below are two outcomes that can occur when microbes infect the body.  Fill in Step 3 of the flow chart to describe the missing component that explains the outcome.

  1. Microbe enters body
  2. Colonizes
  3. Disease

18. Below are two outcomes that can occur when microbes infect the body.  Fill in Step 3 of the flow chart to describe the missing component that explains the outcome.

  1. Microbe enters body
  2. Colonizes
  3. Microbiome is established