prevents the fusion of the phagosome with a lysosome allowing the bacterium to replicate with in the macrophage letting the disease spread. Mycobacterium tuberculosis causes the respiratory diseasetuberculosis, which leaves a person infectious to spread the disease through the air, person to...
very common in Africa.
What is Hepatitis B?
Hepatitis B is a viral inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis B is a serious life-threatening
disease which is 100 times more infectious than HIV infection. Hepatitis B has a
carrier rate of about 10 percent in Africa and human beings may carry this virus...
? What are some things that can be done to prevent this from becoming a greater problem?
Whatroledosocioeconomicconditionsplay in the increasedrisks for infectiousdiseases such as tuberculosis, influenza, and hepatitis?
Week Eight Discussion Questions
Whatrole does the environment play...
becoming a greater problem?
• Whatroledosocioeconomicconditionsplay in the increasedrisks for infectiousdiseases such as tuberculosis, influenza, and hepatitis?
Week Eight Discussion Questions
• Whatrole does the environment play in preventing major chronic illness such as...
sanitation. It could also help in achieving a stable hygienic conditions-it will help them minimize the risk of adverse environmental impacts in the wake of social and economic development. The researchers do not have any intention to criticize or degrade the morale or reputation of the town, but...
prevented by immunisation. Q.12. (a) What are antibodies? (b) How do they work?
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Q.7. Classify the following diseases as infectious or non-infectious : (a) AIDS (b) Tuberculosis (c) Cholera (d) High blood pressure (e) Heart disease (f) Pneumonia Ans. InfectiousDisease : AIDS...
many diseases such as hepatitis A and influenza (Floods and Disease).
Now that there is an understanding on the impact of microbes and how they cause disease it is now time to understand the benefits of microbes and how they help the world today. Recent research is now starting to understand the...
POPULATIONS Epidemiology and Patterns of Disease Prevalence and Incidence Morbidity and Mortality Determination of Risk Factors The Framingham Study The Nurses’ Health Study Natural History Levels of Prevention Evidence-Based Practice and Practice Guidelines
he concepts of what constituted health and...
puts a strain on the capacity of local and national governments to come up with adequate provision of water, electricity, sewage and social services. Historical scourges such as tuberculosis, hepatitis and sexually transmitted infections, and new diseases such as AIDS ﬁnd ideal breeding conditions...
frequently traveled portal of entry for infectious microorganism.
• Inhalation of microbes
• Disease contracted are common cold, pneumonia, tuberculosis, influenza, measles and influenza
▪ Microorganism can gain access to the gastrointestinal tract in food and water and via...
become susceptible to certain illnesses that do not normally occur or are not serious. Many people with AIDS die from these illnesses.
Examples of Pathogenic Diseases.
Tuberculosis (Viral disease)
What is Tuberculosis?
This is an infection primarily in the lungs caused by bacteria called...
International collaboration on infectiousdisease control Box 2.1 Marburg haemorrhagic fever and health systems in conflict situations Box 2.2 The deliberate use of chemical and biological agents to cause harm Box 3.1 Economic impact of SARS and influenza pandemics Box 3.2 The role of the mass media...
indicates that the prevalence of infection is increased in drug misusers and residents of long term institutions, and that certain occupational groups have a higher risk of infection, (Rowland 1990), (Van Damme et al 1995) and (DOH 1996). Hepatitis B is a preventable disease and the Department of...
ROLE OF PERIODONTIST IN PREVENTION OF HEPATITIS
Dental health care professionals are said to be at a risk of infections caused by various micro-organisms including M. tuberculosis, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C viruses, Streptococci, Staphylococci, Herpes simplex virus type 1, HIV, Mumps...
risk assessment to be made.
Certain cases of infectiousdisease, whether confirmed or suspected,
must be notified by the resident’s GP to the Proper Officer of the Local
Authority (who may be part of the local HPU team) under the Health
Protection (Notification) Regulations 2010.
Urinary tract infections.
Common illnesses and infections caused by viruses include; AIDS, Chickenpox, Common cold, Hand, foot, and mouth disease, Viral hepatitis, Influenza (Flu), Measles, Mumps, Rabies, Smallpox, Viral meningitis, and Viral pneumonia.
Common illnesses and infections caused by...
, 1999) The concept that people who survive an infectiousdiseasedo not get the same disease again is the basis for the administering of vaccinations. Vaccines are normally given to healthy individuals for the prevention of diseases. Vaccines work by using a human host to provide a stimulus to the...
diseases including HIV
NOTE. Other communicable
diseases such as Lassa Fever do
not fall within the competence
in nonasptic conditions, disease transmission may occur. Such diseases include hepatis, tuberculosis, tetanus, and other bacterial or viral infections. The nurse should assess a client's oral cavity for the presence of these piercings and include the risks and hazards in health promotion teaching...
be a medical condition associated with specific symptoms and signs that may be caused by external factors such as infectiousdisease, or by internal dysfunctions, such as autoimmune diseases. The differences between signs and symptoms are signs are what a doctor sees, they are the physical...