• Cause and Spread of Infection
    the body by pathogens i.e. Bacteria and viruses which can cause disease and infections Colonisation is when microorganisms live on or in a host organism but do not invade tissues or cause damage 1.4 Explain what is meant by “systemic infection” and “localised infection” A “localised...
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  • Health Diploma Level 3 Underpinning Knowledge Workbook
    | | | |infection and Localised infection...
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  • Level 2
    . 1.4 Explain what is meant by systemic infection and localised infection * Systemic infection is when it affects the whole body i.e. travelling through the blood or a gland. * Localised is when it is maintained in just one area. 1.5 Identify poor practices that may lead to the...
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  • causes and spread of infection
    white blood cell count, or pneumonia. Germs can also be in or on the body, but not make you sick this is called colonization. People who are colonized will have no signs or symptoms they feel fine. 1.4 Explain what is meant by systemic infection and localised infection Localized infections remain...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection
    establish themselves in the particular environment such as body but do not necessarily produce disease. For example MRSA can live harmlessly of many people without causing any problems. 4. explain what is meant by “systemic infection” and “localised infectionSystemic infection affect the...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection
    , Mumps, Shingles, Yellow fever Fungi: Athletes foot, Thrush, Tinea (Ring worm) Parasites: Malaria, Tape worm, Head louse, Bed bug, Body louse 1.3 Describe what is meant by ‘infection’ and ‘colonisation’ The meaning of infection and colonisation Infection is an invasion of the body by a...
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  • Infection Conrol
    In this assignment I will explain what infections are and how they spread and the conditions they need to grow. There are many ways in which infections can be spread. They can be spread personally by being in contact with another person or they can be air born or can also be spread in many other...
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  • The Causes and Spread of Infections
    . An infection is caused when an organism gains entry to a host, for example if the flu virus gains entry to a person; the host and organism will then cause damage. This damage can either be systemic- which means that the whole body will be affected as with the flu virus or local- which would...
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  • Infection Control
    bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites 2 identify common illnesses and infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites 3 describe what is meant by “infection” and “colonisation” 4 explain what is meant by “systemic infection” and “localised infection” 5 identify poor practices that may...
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  • causes and spread of infection
    carrier of the infection who may not necessarily have any signs or symptoms of the illness, however they do still have the potential to infect others. 1.4 Explain what is meant by ‘ systemic infection’ and ‘localized infectionSystemic infection means the infection is in the blood stream...
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  • Infection Control
    , causing disease by local cellular injury, secretion of a toxic, or antigen-antibody reaction in the host”. Localised Infection An infection that is limited to a specific part of the body and has local symptoms. Primary Infection The initial infection. Secondary Infection Gale Encyclopedia of...
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  • Ic02
    ) 2.3 Describe what is meant by infection and colonisation. Infection – is an invasion to body tissues from a disease- caused microorganism. Colonisation – is multiplication of microorganisms without tissue invasion or damage. 2.4 Explain what is meant by “systemic infection and...
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  • CU254 causes and spread of infection
    grow within the host cells (intracellular) whereas others grow freely in bodily fluids. 1.3 A systemic infection is generally more serious, it can include things like Lyme disease, aids, tuberculosis. It can also be a chest or urinary tract infection, depending how serious it gets. What...
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  • Causes and Spread of Infection
    specific area. 1.4 Explain what is meant by systemic infection and localized infection Systemic infection – affects a number of organs or tissues or affects the whole body e.g. type 2 diabetes, aids and hyper tension. Localized infection – confined to one organ system or area in the body e.g...
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  • Reflection-Leg Ulcers
    bandaging system. In the previous six months, she had detected an offensive odour from her ulcer and this had stopped her mixing with other people. The odour had got worse in recent weeks to a point where she described it as unbearable. The ulcer had signs of infection including localised heat and...
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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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  • Spread of Infection
    urinary tract infection, depending upon how serious it gets. What seperates a systemic infection to a localised infection is that for it to be a systemic infection the bacteria or virus must enter the bloodstream. When bacteria or viruses are in the bloodstream there is the potential for the infection...
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  • Infectious Disease
    Guided Lecture Notes Chapter 12: Mechanisms of Infectious Disease Learning Objective 1. Define the terms host, infectious disease, colonization, microflora, virulence, pathogen, and saphrophyte (refer to PowerPoint slides 2–4). • Explain what is meant by opportunistic pathogens...
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  • Infection Prevention
    : Systemic means it affects all of your body.  A localised infection : Localised means it is confined to a specific area. Causes Of Infection Infections are caused by micro-organisms ( microbes). These are tiny living cells and there are billions of them everywhere. They are in water,in soil,in...
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  • P1: you must explain how infections are caused by, bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.
    P1: you must explain how infections are caused by, bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. P2: you must explain how pathogenic microorganisms grow and spread. In this assignment I am going to explain how infections are caused by, bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. I will then explain how...
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