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Stages of Infection

…n the host or any other abnormal conditions such as itchy, runny nose, dry eyes, which the host feels without necessarily disrupting his normal functioning or daily routine. Illness Stage – Also known as the clinical or peak stage, this stage is the time when the host or patient manifest specific signs and symptoms of a disease caused by infection by the organism. This can be in the form of illness, headache, muscle ache, itchiness and rashes to…

What are the Stages of Infections?

…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 eruptions…

Focus on Nosocomial Infection?

A nosocomial infection is an infection acquired in a hospital or health care facility that was not present when the client was admitted in the hospital. A nosocomial infection also include those infections that become symptomatic after the client is discharged and infections passed to other medical personnel. Nosocomial infections, also termed as hospital acquired infections, typiaclly fall into four categories: urinary tract, surgical wounds,…

Disease Affecting The Gastrointestinal System – Typhoid Fever

…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 macules or…

What are German Measles?

…water and paracetamol can lessen the fever and the muscular pains. The rubella is an infection that commonly affects the skin and the lymph nodes of a person usually in the back of the neck or behind the ears; german measles infection may begin 1-2 days of mild fever, rashes begins on the face and it spreads downwards. As the redness goes downward it usually lightens or clears the face. The person who has a German measles suffers the symptoms of…

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…

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…

What is Ancylostomiasis

…enale 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 Transmission: not transmitted from person to person but nfected perosn can contaminate soil Signs and Symptoms: Light infection generally produces…

San Lazaro Hospital Manila

…( National Center for Mental Health) while its leper patients were transferred to the Tala Leprosarium, now Jose N. Rodriquez Memorial Hospital. Today, the San Lazaro Hospital is a SLH is a referral facility for Infectious/ Communicable Diseases and a special tertiary hospital under the Department of Health (DOH) which is subsidized by the national government. As a specialized tertiary hospital, the San Lazaro Hospital Manila became the…

FNCP for Inadequate Living Space

…l spaces. Inadequate living space particularly refers the crowding of family members in a house, which among others increases the risk of unhygienic practices as well as the susceptibility of family members to acquire easily communicable diseases to spread within the household. The Family Nursing Care Plan is essentially aimed to create intervention measures to prevent or reduce the spread of communicable diseases and ultimately to make a clean…

St. Michael’s Medical Center

…diseases (nutrition education, Food supplementation), immunization, Emergency triage and treatment, Altenatal care, delivery, family planning, first aid, mental health, Pathology services (blood testing, etc), biochemistry, Communicable and Communicable diseases, Geriatric Care, Gynecology, pediatrics, EENT, Orthopedics, among many others. St. Michael’s hospital essentially provide preventive care through health screening and promotion as…

What are Cerebrovascular Diseases (CVA)?

…ements Headache and vomiting – due to increase in ICP Vital signs changes – slow respiration and (may be Cheyne-Stokes); pulse is slow, full and bounding; temperature may be normal during the first few hours then becomes elevated Motor and sensory deficits – hemiplegia, Babinski sign Speech defects Eye changes – eyes as well as the head tend to turn to the side fo the lesion in the early stages; later, the deviation may…

Extent of Burn Injury

…runk 18 percent Perineum 1 percent Each lower extremity 18 percent Each upper extremity 9 percent Lund-Browder Chart thought to be more accurate becasue it takes into account the changes in percent of body surface at various stages of development Berkow’s Method calculate on the basis of the client’s age and the changes that occur in the proportion of the haead and legs to the rest of the body as the individual grows. The arms and…

HealthStar International

…t in other countries as well. As of January 1, 2006, over 450 nurses recruited by HealthStar have arrived in the U.S. with valid visas and full licenses to practice. In addition, they have approximately 750 nurses in various stages of processing who are expected to enter the U.S. in the next two years. HealthStar continues to successfully recruit nurses and other healthcare professionals in order to address the present and future shortages that…

Diseases Affecting the Respiratory System – Diptheria

…nterpretation of results > Shick-negative: immune to diphtheria > Shick positive: large red area, sometimes with a central blister, within 24-48 hours, means susceptibility (not immune) to diphtheria Diptheria To determine hypersensitivity to diphtheria Nose and Throat Swab To determine presence of microorganism and if patient is still communicable

Zamboanga City Medical Center

The Zamboanga City Medical Center started as a General Hospital on September 01, 1918. It started out as a single pavilion with the primary goal of providing health education and treatment for communicable diseases. However in time, it expanded its services to include surgical, obstetrics and ancillary services like x-rays and minor laboratory services. The return to normalcy after World War II in 1948, saw the hospital in ruins. Restoration…