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Nurses… we need you Down Under

…rocess, as well as provide professional advice and assistance in your visa application – even if you have had no previous work experience. In Australia all Migration Agents are required to be registered. This Use a migration Agent to help you get to Australiarequires agents to have a comprehensive knowledge of migration law and practices. Agents are aware of the changing migration environment and as such are able to provide information/ advice…

What is Ancylostomiasis

Ancylostomiasis is the condition of infection by Ancylostoma hookworms AKA: hookworm disease Causative Agent: Necator americanus; Ancylostoma duodenale and A. ceylanicum Bloodletting activity of the nematode leads to iron dificiency and hypochromic, microcytic anemia, the major cause of disability Incubation Period: a few weeks to many months, depending on intesity of infection and iron intake Period of Communicability: several years Mode of…

Care of Clients with Infections and Inflammatory Reactions

Chain of Infection Describes the development of an infectious process An interactive process involving an agent, host, and environment is required The six essential links (elements) in the chain of infection 1. Agent an entry that is capable of causing disease agent that cause disease may be as follows: a. Bacteria Simple, one-celled microbes with double-celled membranes that protect them from harm Produce rapidly and are considered the most…

Nursing Care Chemotherapy

…ications such as antiemetics and sedatives etc. An evaluation of the client should be conducted including blood counts (blood components) as well as assessment of any pertinent circumstances that can counter chemotherapeutic agent administration such as infection, stomatitis, physical status as well as anxiety or psychological status of patient. To be ready for potential complications, Nurse should review policy and must have intervening…

What are the Stages of Infections?

Incubation Stage The incubation period is the time between entry of infectious agent in the host and the onset of symptoms. During this time, the infectious agent invades the tissue and multiplies to produce an infection. The client is typically infectious to others during the latter part of this stage. For example, the incubation period for varicella (chickenpox) is 2 to 3 weeks. the infected person is contagious from 5 days before any skin…

Care of Clients with Infections and Inflammatory Reactions : Leptospirosis

…A: – mud fever – Weil’s Disease – Swamp fever – Canicola Disease – Pretibial Disease – Swineherd’s Disease – Ictero-hemorrhagic spirochetosis – hemorrhagic jaundice Causative agent: Leptospira interrogans Incubation period: usually 10 days, but ranges from 4 t0 19 days Period of Communicability: Usually for one month but may be as long as 11 months after the acute illness Mode of…

Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System – Diptheria

…characterized by a generalized systematic toxemia emanating from a localized inflammatory focus. Infants born of immunie mothers remain immune for the first 6 months of life. One attack does not necessarily lifelong immunity Causative agent: Corynebacterium diphtheriae, also called Klebs-Loffler bacillus Very resistant to oridinary conditions of environment and disinfectants Readily killed by boiling and will die in 3 minutes Its exotoxin…

Disease Affecting the Integumentary System – Herpes Zoster

Important Information Caused by the same virus hat causes chickenpox. A dormant type of chickenpox More often attacks adults rather than children AKA: s hingles, zora; acute posterior ganglionitis Causative Agent: same as chickenpox, varicella zoster virus Mode of Transmission: droplets Signs and Symptoms: maculo-papula rashes unilateral: follow the course of the peripheral nerves very painful appear in clusters Management: Medical care –…

What is Schistosomiasis?

…ir families in the rural area. Endemic in 10 regions, 24 provinces, 183 municipalities and 1,212 barangays. High prevalence in Region 5 (Bicol), Region 8 (Samar and Leyte) and Region 11 (Davao). AKA: bilhariasis; snail fever Causative agent: Schistosoma mansoni; S. haematobium. S. Japonicum (blood fluke), endemic in the Philippines, is transmitted by a tiny snail Oncomelania quadrasi. Mode of Transmission S. japonicum lay eggs in the intestines…

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Niner IELTS Review & Tutorial is recognized by British Council and IDP Australia as an authorized IELTS agent. They produce NINERS (reviewees getting the perfect score of 9.0) every test date. They have 95.87% passing rate (April to October 2007). Schedule of review: Monday to Saturday 9:00am to 9:00pm Sunday (by appointment) 9:00am to 12:00nn The following services are also offered: – TOEFL-iBT review – UPCAT/ACET review…

Disease Affecting The Gastrointestinal System – Typhoid Fever

AKA: Enteric Fever Causative agent: Salmonella typhosa Incubation period: Usually between 7 – 14 days Period of communicability: For as long as the bacteria are in the stools Mode of transmission: – By food and water contaminated by stools and urine of patinets or carriers. The vehicles are the 5 F’s: Feces, Food, Flies, Fomites, Fingers Diagnostic/Laboratory exams: a. Blood culture: during the prodromal stage – Widal…