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QUACKERY

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Gayle Ochoa

on 13 July 2014

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Transcript of QUACKERY

QUACKERY
Quackery is the promotion
of unproven
or fraudulent medical practices.
Random House Dictionary:
"quack"
-fraudulent or
ignorant pretender to medical skill
-or a person who
pretends, to have skill knowledge, or
qualifications he or she does not possess
3 TYPES OF
QUACKERY

Medical
Nutrition
Device
MEDICAL
QUACKERY

-Treatment of diseases
known to be ineffective,
regardless of whether
advocates themselves
believe in their effectiveness.
Example:
>Snake oil-
refers to
fraudulent health
products or
unproven
medicine .
NUTRITIONAL
QUACKERY
-Nutrition quackery is one
of the most profitable types of
quackery.

(
example:
Dietary supplements,
weight loss products, herbal
remedies, and "sports" foods
are not registered with the
Food and Drug Administration.)
DEVICE
QUACKERY

-Medical devices,
(Usually accessories)
said to cure but not
proven.
HARMFUL EFFECTS
OF QUACKERY

-Physical
-Psychological
HARMFUL PHYSICAL
EFFECTS
-Wrong Prescriptions
-Can cause allergies
-Illness like cold/fever

HARMFUL PSYCHOLOGICAL
EFFECTS
-Distortion of
perspective
-Paranoia
-Misplaced Trust

1. What is Quackery?
2.Synonym of quackery
3. M
4. N 3 Types of quackery
5. D
6. Fraudulent or ignorant pretender
of medical skill
7. 2 Types of Harmful effect
8.
9.
10. Example of #7-8
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