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What are the Stages of Infections?

…host. A client may also be infectious to other persons during this time period. IN the client with chickenpox, a slight elevation in temperature will occur during this stage, followed within 24hours by eruptions on the skin. Illness Stage The illness stage is the time when the client has specific signs and symptoms of an infectious process. The client with chickenpox will experience a further rise in temperature and continued outbreaks of skin…

Stages of Infection

…ntinues to live in the tissue and reproduces or multiplies itself resulting to infection. At this point, a patient can already transmit infection to another person or host notwithstanding that symptoms appear in the infected person. Prodromal Stage – the prodromal stage refers to the period in which non-specific symptoms start to appear as the infectious organism continues to reproduce and multiply and starts to invade the host. This is…

Traumatic Events in Emergency Room

…urn can disrupt the ability of the person to live normally more so to effectively practice one’s duty as a healthcare professional. So how exactly do we know if a person is experience PTSD. The symptoms for PTSD differs from person to person but basically falls in three categories namely, the person is scare in experiencing the traumatic event, avoids anything that reminds him/ her of the trauma or demonstrate emotional anxiety in times of…

31st Annual Convention of the Philippine Society of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Inc.

Infectious Diseases (PSMID), Inc. is holding its 31st Annual Convention come November 25-28,2009 to be held at the Crowne Plaza Galeria Manila, Ortigas Complex, Quezon City. Their theme for this year’s event is “Infectious Disease Alert! Global Concerns and Local Issues: From News to Solutions” Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Inc. Subspecialty Society of the Philipine College of Physicians…

Disease Affecting The Gastrointestinal System – Typhoid Fever

…ermine the antigen left by the microorganism > Antigen O (presently infected) > Antigen H (has been exposed before or has received toxin) > Typhoid (Typhidot) b. Urine culture c. Stool culture Signs and Symptoms: 1. Prodromal stage (3-4 days) – Dull headache, malaise – Chills; fever; body aches – Vomiting or diarrhea 2. Fastigeal/pyrexial stage (second week) – Exanthema: rose spots (4-5 peculiar rose-colored…

PSMID 2013 Convention

…for its members of distinguished practitioners of national and international stature and experts in the academe. As part of its mission of enlightening and disseminating modern technical knowledge related to microbiology and infectious diseases and to foster studies and researches on microbiology and infectious diseases, PSMID regularly holds a convention which serves as a forum through which new studies and discoveries about the subject of…

17th Annual Convention of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines

…The Pediatrics Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines (PIDSP) is holding its 17th Annual Convention with the theme “Pediatric Infections Developments and Standards in Practice” at the Crowne Plaza Galleria Manila Ortigas Avenue corner Asian Development Bank Avenue, Quezon City on February 3 & 4, 2010. They are enjoining all medical personnel in the care of children to participate in this convention….

How to become a Successful Nurse

…ervices rendered to the patients. In this way, by being compassionate and caring to the patients the nurse who attends to the needs of the patients and the healing process will become successful. Great nurse is a kindhearted person, and empathetic is the ability of the person to show the willingness and share the feeling with others especially for the patients. Understanding the situations of the patients is a big factor. Showing emotions of…

Know More About Stroke

…at the same time, if the other Face is drooping, then it is the time ask it again to raise the arms. Arm drift downward, asks the person to raise both arms, if the other arm cannot rise while the other can this is the sign a person suffered from stroke. The third sign is the speech sound slurred or strange, ask the person to say something or to repeat a simple phrase that uttered by someone, if cannot say a word or it becomes inaudible then it…

Research Institute for Tropical Medicine

…n limiting the infectious and tropical diseases through research and biological production. Research Institute for Tropical Medicine key purpose is to manage researches to stop and control the happening of tropical and other infectious illnesses in the nation. This comprises the studies that connect to the advancement of vaccines and medications used by medical professionals like doctors, physician, nurses and medical technologist. They wanted…

The Role of Communication in Psychiatric Nursing

…s the process of sensing, interpreting and understanding the world in which the person lives. Values are concepts of what is/are desirable. Culture is the body of socially transmited and acceptable attitudes and behaviors Levels of Communication Intrapersonal communication is when a person communicates with him/herself. Interpersonal comnunication occurs between dyads and in small groups (This level of person-to-person communication is at the…

Emergency Protocols in the Philippines

…or reputation. The most common crisis or emergency included natural disasters like typhoons, flood, earthquakes and the like. Accidents are also a type of crisis or emergency such as when someone is run over by a vehicle. A person who suddenly suffers from a heart attack or any health related problem is also considered a form of crisis or emergency. Finally, being a victim of a crime such as car napping, or car jacking, theft, or violence is…

What is German Measles?

…211; pathognomonic enanthema which consists of fine red spots on the soft palate or uvula, seen on the 1st day. With or without slight fever, headache, mild sore throat, loss of appetite, runnynose. Leukopenia during febrile stage Eruptive stage Rash cardinal sign Oval, rose-red papules about the size of a pinhead Begins on the face, covers the entire body in 24 hours (cephalocaudal) Post-eruptive stage Rashes disappear on the 3rd day Lymph…

Important Information About Measles

…pearance of the rash). It is most communicable at the height of the rash. Mode of Transmission: Spread by direct (droplet/airborne; nasopharyngeal secretions) or inidrect contact (airborne) Signs & Symptoms: Pre-eruptive/prodromal stage Fever for 3-4 days, headache, sore throat/colds; body malaise Excessive mucophurulent lacrimal discharge Stimson sign – puffiness of the eylids with red linear congestion of the lwoer…

Mind’s Nest Review Center

…tionales designed to enhanced knowledge of the student on nursing. The Do phase is the reinforcement stage in which students are introduced to test taking techniques as well as extensive exam for preparation. Finally, the Be stage is the grand coaching stage in which students are given easy to remember and short tips, bullets and Faqs, which they can carry on using up to the practice of the nursing profession. The Mind’s Nest Review Center…

Nurse for NCR

Company: IDC Manpower Services Responsibilities: * will recognise illness in a child and will be able to act appropriately. * will follow guidelines on specific care of the child during in illness. * will work in a home care environment. * will learn and follow complex dietery requirements and make changes in accordance with health care professionals. * will support the mother with the oral feeding regimen, and general cleanliness/housekeeping…

The Changing Role of Nurses

…perform these functions are actually nurses because they provide caring. During wars, nurses attend to those who were injured in the battle. Still later, nurses were more involved in taking care of the sick or those who have illness. Today, we are still witnessing changing roles of nurses. The role of nurses is actually not changing but expanding. Its traditional roles of taking care of pregnant women and children, those injured in accidents and…

Acute Biologic Crisis

…t affected. Venous is deoxygenated blood in the circulatory system. It runs in the systemic veins from the organs to the heart. When the arterial is the one that hurt bleeding with spurts and it is bight in color. Before any persons may experience this there might be a signs and symptoms happens, uneasiness, restlessness, raid perspirations and pulse rate, cold and moist skin, thirst and eventual drop in blood pressure. In managing this illness

Nursing Care Plan: Loss of Consciousness

…ealth history, current medication, physical examination through cardiovascular or neurological signs and hemoglobin levels test if anemia is suspected. An uncomplicated faint involves prolonged standing provoked by pain, and prodromal symptoms like sweating. A situational syncope is incited by straining during coughing, or swallowing. An Orthostatic hypotension can be confirmed when constant clinical measurements of lying and standing blood…