The computerization of health records

A health care issue that has been in the news lately is the computerization of health records. This probability is being approached cautiously because of sensitive privacy and security concerns, among others. [We address such concerns in later excercises.] Computerizing health records could make it easier for patients to share their health profiles and histories among their various health care professionals. This could improve the quality of health care, help avoid drug conflicts and erroneous drug prescriptions, reduce costs and in emergencies, could save lives. In this excercise, you’ll design a “starter” HealthProfile class for a person. The class attributes should include ther person’s first name, last name, gender, date of birth (consisting of seperate attributes for month, day, and year of birth), height (in inches) and weight (in pounds). Your class should have a constructor that recieves this data. For each attribute, provide set and get functions. The class also should include functions that calculate and return the user’s age in years, maximum heart rate and target heat rate range, and body mass index (BMI). BMI is calculated by (weight in pounds * 703)/(height in inches * height in inches). Write an application that prompts for the person’s information, instantiates an object of class HealthProfile for that person and prints the information from that object – including the person’s first name, last name, gender, date of birth, height, and weight – then calculates and prints the person’s age in years, BMI, maximum heart rate and target-heart-rate range. It should also display the “BMI values” chart. And calculate the person’s age. 

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