Pathophysiology prevention and treatment
An understanding of the role of causes and conditions will help in formulating the correct prevention plan.
One can cause an experimental disease and an experimental treatment before its clinical application, thus understanding the relationship between aetiology and pathogenesis, understanding the mechanism of disease arising, development and end. The physician knows when to be treated. There are many treatments such as symptomatic treatment, cause treatment, etc.
Symptomatic therapy is only used when diagnosing the cause of an unknown cause and when the manifestation of the disease is too strong that can affect the patient's life, such as excessive pain that can cause shock, high fever causing convulsions in children. Etc. However, should not be too abusive because sometimes more harm than good and just a countermeasure.
Treating the cause is best because it hits the causative factor. However, there are many diseases with unknown cause or as in many diseases with known causes, but when the disease develops, it may develop stronger, dangerous for the patient, it is necessary to use the concept of prevention in Treatment means adopting a certain course of pathology (pathophysiology of the disease) that sets out appropriate treatment measures to prevent or limit adverse events.
An understanding of the role of causes and conditions will help in formulating the correct prevention plan. The disease can be prevented by destroying and preventing the cause from developing, preventing conditions conducive to the cause (habitat, vectors of disease transmission, nutrition, etc.), enhancing the resistance of the disease. body.