disadvantage of biomedical health is that its not a long term strategy, by not looking at the patients medical history, asking them how they feel and also asking fully detailed question about an illness it means the same illness could come back again which is why it is important to look at how the patient feels, look at their medical history and find full details about the patients and their illness.
Strengths; it is based on scientific knowledge and research. It has provided many effective cures and treatments for disease and physical conditions.
Limitations; It focuses on the individual and pays insufficient attention to environmental and social factors associated with health problems. It is open to interpretation and often has different definitions.
Quite a few. First the medication they throw at you, Im sorry (prescribe) is unknown to the Mental Healty or Kedical field as to exactly how these medications actually help the patient. And IF and I do mean IF they find the right (cocktail) of medication it could take months or even years to find what might help the patient. And there are SO MANY mental health meds out there and new ones being made ALL THE TIME finding the 1 2 3 or even more med that might help is like finding out a combination to a lock u just found on the ground...
It does not take into account psychological and social stressors (as George Engel's biopsychosocial model does).
There are many advantages and disadvantages of biomedical models. The greatest advantage of a biomedical model is it's anatomical accuracy.
It does not cure illness once it has arisen.
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what are e main components of biomedical model of health
The biomedical model fits in well with the functionalist perspective as it sees ill health as being dysfunctional to society. For functionalists if people adopt the sick role and are exempt from their usual roles and responsibilities.
what are the advantages and disadvantages of the biomedical model
Some features of the biomedical model of health are specialist medical services are valued highly, scientific methodology is highly valued in research, and health services are geared towards the treating of the sick. Also there is the absence of disease and that health is based on the understanding of how diseases arise.
Overall, there are several criticisms of the biomedical model that you may have considered: * Reductionism: The model attempts to reduce the explanations of health and illness to the smallest possible factors. But humans and ill-health are not this simple. There may be lots of different causes from social to psychological to genetic. * Single-factor causes: The biomedical model looks for the cause, rather than a range of contributory factors. * Mind-body distinction: The mind and body are considered separately- they do not affect one another. But, as we will see, this is not the case. * Illness not health: The focus of the model is on illness, rather than health.
Biomedical informatics is the application of information technology to the fields of biomedical research and health care.
Differentiate between the Biomedical model and the Biopsychosocial models of pain and demonstrate how the health care practitioner's approach and attitude to patient diagnosis and treatment would be different utilizing one or the other model in patient care.
The Biomedical Model. The biomedical model of medicine was developed in the 19th century as a response to the medical knowledge of that time. The knowledge being that man was a part of nature and therefore could be studied in the same way as nature, at a cellular level. The biomedical model was highly successful in identifying main causes of illness and death at that time, these were accidents and infections. The biomedical model suggests that man only got il from things which invaded the body or from accidental damage. Also the biomedical model suggests that man is either healthy or ill - there is no 'in between.' However, as the century progressed individuals no longer died from infections, society changed with industrialisation, living conditions improved, nutrition improved and new illnesses such as Coronary Heart Disease and cancer became the leading causes of mortality and morbidity. The biomedical model no longer was as effective due to the fact that other factors, social and psychological, played a part in illness. The biomedical model still stands today in identifying illnesses and diseases but not what causes them and what causes death.
compare the characteristics associated with active support and the hotel model in relation to an individual support
The biomedical model of health looks at individual physical functioning and describes bad health and illness as the presence of disease and ill symptoms as a result of physical causes such as injury or infections and doesn't look at social and psychological factors. The social model of health looks at how society and our environment affect our everyday health and well-being, including factors such as are social class, poverty, poor housing, diet, pollution and income. Also Biomedical concentrates only on the individual, social medical does not solely concentrate on the individual.