• Child Nurse Seizure Drug
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    1. Since this child had a fever, the child probably experienced a febrile seizure. A febrile seizure occurs when a child rapidly develops a high fever. These types of seizure are more likely to occur in children between the ages of 3 months to 5 years of age. The nurse may want to assess what is causing the child's fever. If the healthcare providers can figure out if the child has an infection going on, they can explain to the mother what she needs to do to get her child well, and that her chil...
  • Dengue Fever Bacteria Viruses Virus
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    Viruses are infectious agents found in almost all life forms. The viruses are made up either of DNA or RNA, surrounded by a capsid, a protein coat. Viruses are between 20 and 100 times smaller than bacteria, or about 450 nanometers (. 000014), being the largest, to 30 nanometers (0. 000001 in. ) being the smallest which make them virtually impossible to be seen by light microscopes. Viruses often damage or even kill the cells they infect. They reproduce by releasing their nucleocapsid, or a cop...
  • Lassa Fever An Old World Arenavirus
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    Lassa Fever: An Old World ArenavirusABSTRACTA brief summary of lassa fever, its history, pathology and effects on the indigenous populations. Also, lassa fever in the context of newly emergingdiseases. LASSA FEVER On January 12, 1969, a missionary nun, working in the small town of Lassa, Nigeria, began complaining of a backache. Thinking she had merely pulled a muscle, she ignored the pain and went on about her business. After a week, however, the nurse had a throat so sore and so filled with u...
  • Easy Rider George Crucible People
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    Numerous works of art have been produced by great American artist. 'The Crucible' by Arthur Miller and Edith Wharton's 'Roman Fever' are two stories that can easily be compared and contrasted to the movie Easy Rider. Easy Rider is the 1960's 'Road Film' tale of a search for freedom in a corrupt and conformist America. 'The Crucible' can relate to the world seen in Easy Rider. Unlike 'The Crucible' Edith Wharton's 'Roman Fever' would not understand the world represented in Easy Rider. In the movi...
  • Blacks And Immigrants City People Philadelphia
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    Racial Tension in Fever With the racial tension as high as it was in Philadelphia at the time of the Fever, one would think that any common enemy or goal would bring everybody together. However, when the illness known as the Fever hit the city, prejudice rose to different heights. Prejudice and racism is bad enough as it is. However, the citizens of Philadelphia were making it look like they wanted the blacks and immigrants to come back into the city. They told the blacks that they could come ba...
  • Salmonella Typhi Typhoid Fever
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    Salmonella Typhi is a very contagious infection in the intestines that affects the whole body. It is called by a bacteria called Salmonella Typhi that is found in the stools of an infected person. Most people in the United States get typhoid as a result of visiting another country. Typhoid is spread when a person eats food or water contaminated by human waste (stool or urine) containing Salmonella Typhi bacteria. Typhoid fever mostly preys upon people from the United States who visit other count...
  • Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Infected Outbreaks
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    Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever: Should we fear another outbreak? Ebola hemorrhagic fever, also know as Ebola HF, is not a common disease. However, this disease is severe and often fatal in humans and also primates such as monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees. Ever since it's initial recognition in 1976, there have been four reported sporadic outbreaks in humans around the world. "The first two, in Zaire and in western Sudan, were large outbreaks that resulted in more than 550 cases and 340 deaths. The th...
  • Influence Of Influenza Common Cold
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    December 8, 1998 Microbiology 3300 9: 00-11: 50 Case Study: "The InFLUence of the Influenza" The patient Terry B. (Case no. 19), has acquired the microbial agent Pneumonia Influenza. The patient is a three year old white male with a headache, lethargy and was running a high fever of 39. 7 degrees Celsius. He has suffered from a previous illness of infection of the upper respiratory. Due to the fever, he had a systolic of 110 over 75 diastolic; pulse of racy 100. The fever also accounted for abn...
  • Ebola Fatality Rate
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    The Ebola Virus Overview of the Virus Official Name: Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever I. Initial SymptomsA. Sudden Fever. Weakness C. Muscle Pain D. Headache E. Sore Throat II. Secondary SymptomsA. Vomiting B. Diarrhea C. Rash D. Limited Kidney Function. Limited Liver Function. Internal and External Bleeding III. Incubation A. 2 to 21 days. It remains in the male's reproductive fluids up to 7 weeks after recovery IV. Diagnosis and Therapy A. Blood tests can be done, but only in maximum containment co...
  • Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Disease Ebola
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    Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever Marburg hemorrhagic fever is a rare, severe type of hemorrhagic fever that affects both humans and non-human primates. Marburg is the first member of the family Filoviridae (or 'thread' viruses), which also includes the Ebola virus. Like Ebola, Marburg is an enveloped, single-stranded, unsegmented, negative-sense RNA virus. It has the same characteristic filamentous (thread-like) structure, can appear shaped like a U, a 6, or spiraled like a snail; and can sometimes be ...
  • Infectious Disease Rift Valley
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    What is the stake of the American People and the Government by International Agencies to control Infectious Disease in Developing Countries More people are at risk of infectious diseases than at any other time on history. Infectious diseases are worldwide problem requiring worldwide attention. Infectious diseases can weaken the strength of a nation's resources. In developing nations this poses even a greater threat. Diseases are threatening the economic stability of many developing nations. 50, ...
  • Sea Fever Meter Speaker Imagery
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    'Sea Fever' - Analysis John Masefield's poem "Sea Fever" is a work of art that brings beauty to the English language through its use of rhythm, imagery and many complex figures of speech. The meter in "Sea Fever" follows the movement of the tall ship in rough water through its use of iambs and hard hitting spondees. Although written primarily in iambic meter, the meter in "Sea Fever" varies throughout the poem. The imagery in "Sea Fever" suggests an adventurous ocean that appeals to all five sen...
  • Typhoid Fever Water People Food
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    Typhoid Fever essay: Introduction: Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection of the intestinal tract and occasionally the bloodstream, and is from the Salmonella species. Risk of infection is greatest for travellers to developing countries who will have prolonged exposure to potentially contaminated food and beverages. Typhoid fever is a bacterial infection of the intestinal tract and occasionally the bloodstream. Symptoms: Fever as high as 103. to 104. F (39. to 40. C), Severe headache, Insomnia,...
  • Lassa Fever An Old World Arenavirus
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    Lassa Fever: An Old World ArenaVirusA brief summary of lassa fever, its history, pathology and effects on the indigenous populations. Also, lassa fever in the context of newly emerging diseases. LASSA FEVER On January 12, 1969, a missionary nun, working in the small town of Lassa, Nigeria, began complaining of a backache. Thinking she had merely pulled a muscle, she ignored the pain and went on about her business. After a week, however, the nurse had a throat so sore and so filled with ulcers, ...
  • Measles Virus Disease 000
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    Measles, also rubeola, acute, highly contagious, fever-producing disease caused by a filterable virus, different from the virus that causes the less serious disease German measles, or rubella. Measles is characterized by small red dots appearing on the surface of the skin, irritation of the eyes (especially on exposure to light), coughing, and a runny nose. About 12 days after first exposure, the fever, sneezing, and runny nose appear. Coughing and swelling of the neck glands often follow. Four ...
  • Yellow Fever Person Africa Disease
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    Yellow fever is a disease that is a insect born tropical disease. Yellow disease is an arbovirus called Flaviviridae, which is a small RNA virus which is transmitted by mosquitoes. The mosquitoes that can transmit the disease are the Aedes aegypti, Aedes africanus, and Haemagogus. Central America, the northern half of South America and Central Africa are main targets of Yellow fever. (askjeeves. com) In the late 1800 s, yellow fever was huge in the Caribbean s and the United States needed to fi...
  • Sexual Rivalry Between Good Friends
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    In the short story called The Roman Fever brings up many metaphoric ideas that make this story effective. After analyzing this short story, there were many ideas that ran through this story, but three main metaphoric ideas really stuck out to me. The metaphor of the illness, that deals with hate and life, the sexuality rivalry, and the surprise ending that the reader does not expect. This story is very effective because of how the life stories of Grace, and Alida affected their two daughters, an...
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
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    Ticks and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever What are ticks? Ticks are not insects like fleas, flies, and lice, but are arachnids like mites and spiders. They are classified into two families based on their structure. The family Argasidea contains the arg asid ticks, which are soft-shelled. Their body lacks a hard shell which is the protective outer covering found on some ticks. The other tick family is named Ixodidae and these ticks possess the hard outer covering, and therefore, are termed hard-shel...
  • Legionnaires Disease Cooling Towers
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    Legionnaire's Disease Case study: Legionnaire's Disease and Saunas. Causative organism: Legionella pneumophila Acquired name: First recognized in 1976 when an outbreak of a respiratory disease occurred among many delegates of the American Legion members attending a convention in Philadelphia. 182 people contracted pulmonary disease and 29 died. Characteristics: Small, thin microbe (2-10 micrometers in length). Cell wall-high lipopolysaccharide content. Gram negative aerobic rod (bacillus). Facu...
  • Sea Fever Meter Imagery Speaker
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    Analysis Of "Sea Fever' By John Masefield Analysis Of "Sea Fever' By John Masefield John Masefield's poem "Sea Fever" is a work of art that brings beauty to the English language through its use of rhythm, imagery and many complex figures of speech. The meter in "Sea Fever" follows the movement of the tall ship in rough water through its use of iambs and hard hitting spondees. Although written primarily in iambic meter, the meter in "Sea Fever" varies throughout the poem. The imagery in "Sea Feve...