Common cold

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  • Influenza Case Study

    1. How will you respond to Mr. Sebelius’ statement? Antibiotics will not help a viral infection, in fact they may increase antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 2. What antiviral agents are prescribed for influenza A? Neuroaminidase inhibitors (zanamivir, oseltamivir and permivir) as well as the adamantanes (amantadine and rimantadine) are all affective against influenza A although adamantanes will not be prescribed in the United States unless under very special circumstances (Zachary, 2015).…

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  • Informative Speech On Rhino Virus

    made to make up to thousands of the same copies of the original virus at a moderate rate. Some people may ask including myself how would a virus get from one host (a living being) to another? Let 's say you are sitting next to some who has the common cold also known as the Rhino Virus. That person sneezes near you and then you unintentionally inhale the virus particle. Now the virus particle will stick to the lining of your nose. Since the virus has its new host it is able to hijack the cells…

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  • Case Study Of Upper Respiratory Infection (URTI)

    1. Upper Respiratory Infection (URTI). Most often transmitted by hand to hand/surface contact with lack of hand sanitization, and droplet transmission, resulting in multiple etiologies such as rhinovirus, coronavirus, and other viral origins. Patients may present exhibiting the following symptoms including sore throat, cough, nasal congestion, fever, dyspnea, thick and increased colored sputum production, headache, rhinorrhea, and/or fatigue. Most of this is due to the immune system triggering…

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  • CC (Chief Complaint): Cough And Sore Urc

    • Encouraged patient to bring BMI to < 25.0 • Monitor blood pressure weekly and record readings and bring to the next follow visit appointment in 3 weeks. Evidence-Based Rationale: One of the most common causes of bacterial pharyngitis or tonsillitis is group A streptococci (GAS). This infection is most prevalent in the winter time. It is estimated that 15% to 25% of pharyngitis cases in children are caused by GAS. GAS is transmitted by direct contact…

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  • Vikks Vapo Rub Research Paper

    Vicks VapoRub has been utilized for treating migraines, chilly, hack, congested nose, mid-section and throat stuffiness. Be that as it may, Vicks VapoRub can do as such substantially more than this. Some astounding employments of Vicks you haven't caught wind of: 1.Puts Off Mosquitoes On the off chance that you need to keep mosquitoes far from you, put some Vaseline on your dress and skin. 2. Sinus Headaches Apply Vicks under your nose and take a full breath. The menthol from Vicks…

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  • Common Colds: Protect Yourself And Others

    Yin Yin Khaing CHB 550: Tuesday 1pm What is Public Health Paper Example 1: Common Colds: Protect Yourself and Others 1. In 2-3 sentences, describe the example and what it involves (e.g., brief summary of the news story, summary of the content and purpose of the tweet); The article mentions that individuals can reduce the risk of getting a cold by washing hands properly and avoid touching the face with unwashed hands, as well as…

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  • Essay On Native American Disease

    Pallidum. According to, syphilis causes serious long-term health problems such as arthritis, brain damage, and blindness. Until the discovery of penicillin, it could not be cured by treatment. They also spread mumps, which is a more common virus, even today. According to The Disease Book by Margaret Hyde, “Painful swelling of the salivary glands is a chief sign of mumps. It is a viral disease that can be spread by direct contact or through the air.” The Bubonic Plague was…

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  • Viral Conjunctivitis Case Study

    (Jackson, 2008). Blepharitis may be subdivided into anterior and posterior although there is considerable overlap and both are often present (Carlisle & Digiovanni, 2015). Staphylococcus bacteria has been associated with blepharitis which is more common in women than men (Liu, Sheha, & Tseng, 2010). Blepharitis symptoms are usually worse upon awakening as a result some people might experience frontal headache (Liu, Sheha, & Tseng, 2010). Blepharitis clinical presentation includes: itchy and…

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  • Jid Case Study Essay

    CC (chief compliant): JID is a 27 year-old African American male who presents for a history and physical examination. He presents with complaints of nasal drainage and a nonproductive cough. He states “I have had a runny nose and cough for the last past 2 weeks”. HPI: Onset: Runny nose and non productive cough that began 2 weeks. Location: Nose: nasal drainage chest: nonproductive cough Duration: Nasal drainage continuous throughout the day. Coughing throughout the day and increases…

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  • Focused Assessment Case Studies

    The focus assessment is detailed nursing assessment of specific body systems that relate to the presenting problem of patient and can also involve one or more body systems (RCHM, 2014). In this assessment it concentrates on a specific system of the body that presents problem. This may involve one or more body system. Assessment done to determine the progress towards achieving a desired outcome is also focused assessments. It is used to gather information on a specific health problem. A…

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