Gastroenteritis

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  • Acute Pancreatitis Case Study

    Acute pancreatitis occurs when the pancreas becomes severely inflamed (Buttaro, Terry, Trybulski, Bailey, Sandberg-Cook, 2013). The patient with pancreatitis usually present with a dull, boring pain of steady onset that gradually intensified until its really severe. The pain is usually in the mid-epigastric or upper abdomen. But it can also be on the left or right side. The pain may also radiate through the abdomen to the back. The pain usually last more than a day. Other symptoms often include…

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  • Poop Pill Research Paper

    Medical professionals should not use medicines like poop pill and cockroaches because of their diseases. In the world many animals carry diseases and many of those disease could be dangerous or even deadly for all the doctors know so why should anyone take the chance of harming more of themselves. Most patients of doctors could be overweight or in other words obeses, some medical professionals give these poop pills to their patients so that they can loss their weight. Vomiting or gagging is…

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  • Infectious Mononucleosis Research Paper

    Bacteria They are formed by a single rudimentary cell. They have no nucleus or plastids, but chromatin. Some have assimilators pigments. They are on earth, water, and air, and can generally move. They may be causing disease and therefore are called pathogens. Those that do not cause disease are called saprophytes. In some cases, they are even useful, as in digestive processes or synthesis of vitamins. By the way, they are called coconuts when circular; bacilli if they have the form of rods;…

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  • Hesi Case Study Mariana

    1. Mariana’s microbiology results have led to the ruling out of any urinary tract infection (UTI), Gastroenteritis and malnutrition. The results show that her red and white cell count are within the normal range and also the epithelial cells found in the urine sample are of a moderate amount and there were no significant bacterial growth. Abnormalities in this results would have indicated to a UTI but the results were normal. According to Roche (2011), presence of bacteria, in addition to a…

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  • H. Pylori Research Paper

    Transmission of the infection probably occurs in multiple pathways, which may differ in different societies and age groups. As childhood is a period of high risk for H. pylori acquisition, a good understanding of the mode(s) of transmission in children is required to identify how to break the chain of transmission of the infection (77). The minimum infectious dose of H. pylori for humans is not yet established. In human volunteers, ingestion of 104–1010 of H. pylori after administration of…

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  • Norovirus Research Paper

    Introduction Norovirus infection causes inflammation in the stomach and intestines (gastroenteritis) and food poisoning. It is caused by exposure to a virus in a group of similar viruses called noroviruses. Norovirus spreads very easily from person to person (is very contagious). It often occurs in places where people are in close contact, such as schools, hospitals, and restaurants. You can get it from food, water, surfaces, or other people who have the virus (are contaminated). Norovirus is…

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  • Similarities And Differences In Managing Healthcare System In The Hong Kong Health Care System

    Even though I drank water, I vomited the water out. In case I kept vomit, I went to Accident and Emergency in Queen Mary Hospital. From the start, I had wait 30 minutes and saw the doctor. He diagnosed me as Gastroenteritis too, but the bacteria are too strong, so I still felt sick. The nurse gave me an injection and gave me pill to stop vomit . The doctor suggested me stay one night at Emergency ward as my blood sugar level was too low. The nurse and doctor take…

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  • Coconut Water Essay

    It has been successfully used in several parts of the world for oral rehydration, treatment of childhood diarrhea, gastroenteritis and cholera. This juice is mostly consumed locally as fresh in tropical areas since it deteriorates easily once exposed to air. Commercially, it is thermally processed using ultra high temperature (UHT) technology. However, coconut water loses…

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  • Pathophysiology Admission Essay Sample

    aren’t you curious as to what’s happening inside of you?” My fascination with pathology extends far back into my childhood, when I was in and out of the hospital being treated for a peculiar set of symptoms. When I was finally diagnosed with gastroenteritis, abdominal migraines, and cluster migraines at the ripe age of 11, I had no idea what any of those words actually meant. This was the beginning of an arduous, yet life-changing chain of events. To be blunt, I have no lack of motivation. In…

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  • Hospital Acquired Infections Essay

    Hospital-Acquired Infections Ashley Bell, Ashley Jones, Penny Ruiz, Robin Pasco, Tameka White Introduction to Hospital-Acquired Infections: Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs), also known as healthcare-acquired or nosocomial infections are infections acquired or obtained when receiving treatment or visiting a medical facility of any kind. Hospitals, clinics, and care homes host a vast variety of bacterium, viruses, and fungi. These pathogens can survive on almost any surface such as tables,…

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