• Infection Control
    oral sex. Transmission is either directly between surfaces in contact during intercourse ( the usual route for bacterial infections and those infections cause sores) or from secretions (semen or the fluid by the excited female) which carry infectious agents that get into the partners blood...
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  • epidemiology HIV
    organization(s) contributes to resolving or reducing the impact of disease. The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus that attacks the body by weakening the immune system. Once people get infected by the virus it remains in the body for life; some of the symptoms that can be expected are...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection
    hand, droplets can be carried on the hands thoroughly. Examples of infections that can be transmitted by this route are tuberculosis, cold, chicken pox and measles. Animal and Insects ~pets-Micro-organisms can be transmitted through An animal's body fluids, faeces and through penetration of the...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection
    meant by "systemic infection” and "localized infection". A systemic infection is one that affects the whole body, probably travelling in lymph or blood. This is in contrast to a local infection which only affects the area where the infection entered. Localized infection describes what occurs...
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  • Understand the Different Responsibilities Relating to Health and Safety in Social Care Settings.
    . 4.1 Describe the routes by which an infection can get into the body. Recommended method for hand washing: follow the Department of Health’s five-step recommended procedure for washing hands (wet hands, apply soap thoroughly, lather and scrub including between the fingers, thumbs and...
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  • Infection Control
    therapy: The skin may also be breached because of invasive therapies. These invasive therapies give micro-organisms a direct route into the body. Drug therapy: People taking antibiotics can be at increased risk of acquiring an infection because the antibiotic can alter the level of normal bacterial...
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  • Causes and spread of infection
    by “infection”? It is an invasion of the body by a foreign substance such as germs, 1.3 Describe what is meant by the term “colonisation”? The presence of bacteria on a body surface (like on the skin, mouth, intestines or airway) without causing disease in the person. 1.4 Explain what is meant...
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  • miss
    describes that the systems in place for prevention and control of infection are working properly and are taken seriously. For example, risk assessments, incidences of infection and how they were dealt with and staff training 2.1 Outline current legislation and regulatory body standards which are...
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  • tittle
    contagious. This is a viral disease, commonly mild in childhood. Mild fever illness for 1 or 2 days new blisters appear every 2 - 3 days Skin blisters or eruptions which appear on the body. Illness for 24 to 48 hours Gastroenteritis Gastroenteritis is an infection of the gut. It can cause...
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  • CQ3 level 3 unit 8 health & safety
    infection is left untreated it can spread to other parts of the body. Entry of infection into human body A human with an infection has another organism inside them which gets its sustenance (nourishment) from that person, it colonizes that person and reproduces inside them. Organisms may enter the...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection
    example is vaginal yeast infection which is caused by overgrowth of fungus Small amounts of yeast are always in the vagina. But when too much yeast grows, you can get an infection. We also use Fungi for example yeast in food manufacturing. Yeast is needed for the fermentation of wine, beers and other...
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  • AIDS, a chronic life-threatening condition
    . Antiretroviral treatment for HIV infection consists of drugs which work against HIV infection by slowing down the replication of HIV in the body. The drugs are often referred to as antiretrovirals, anti-HIV drugs, or HIV antiviral drugs. For antiretroviral treatment to work for a long period of time...
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  • Infectious Disease
    | | | | | | |Pass Assessment | |14.1 Understand |14.1.1 describe the locations of|Can describe the acquisition and | | | | |host-microbial |normal microbiota...
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  • Interference with gas exchange
    food intake, accumulation of thick, sticky mucus, frequent chest infections, and coughing or shortness of breath Smoking is a practice in which a substance, most commonly tobacco, is burned and the smoke is tasted or inhaled. This is primarily practised as a route of administration for...
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  • Student
    that you've taken. * Do not skip doses. Antibiotics are most effective when they are taken regularly. * Do not save antibiotics. You might think that you can save an antibiotic for the next time you get sick, but an antibiotic is meant for your particular infection at the time. Never take...
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  • Unit 616 – Administer medication to individuals and monitor the effects.
    are overweight/overweight. There are only a few possible side effects that can occur from taking metformin include gastrointestinal upset. Metformin has been associated with a low risk of hypoglycaemia and in cases of an overdose lactic acidosis which is a build-up of lactate in the blood which can...
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  • biology
    infection can then be put in place. Our bodies have defence mechanisms that can destroy infection and restore health. Task 1 Submission Date – 23/09/13 and 03/02/14 This task relates to achievement of assessment criteria – U21:P1, P2 and the Learning Outcome(s) - U21:P1 Describe...
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  • Hiv
    disease), Gay Cancer, and, "Community Acquired Syndrome". In 1982 public health officials began to use the term, Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease (AIDS) to describe the incidences of oppotunistic infections that caused AIDS. Scientists discovered the virus that caused AIDS in 1983 (HorowitzXV...
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  • Health and
    properly trained. | |PWSC27 | 4 | 4.1 | List routes by which an infection can get into the body. | |Answer...
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  • Nvq2
    how to reduce the spread of infection 4.1. Describe the routes by which an infection can get into the body Routes of infection may include: · blood circulation Transfusion of blood like donor is AIDS positive, direct contact with blood for example needles puncture. · digestive Down the...
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