Swine Flu Precautions for Pregnancy

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Swine Flu Precautions for Pregnancy

  1. 1. Swine Flu Precautions For Pregnant Women <ul><ul><li>Chukwuma I. Onyeije, M.D. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Atlanta Perinatal Associates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Morehouse School of Medicine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://maternalfetalmedicineblog.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://onyeije.net/present </li></ul></ul>
  2. 2. Women who are pregnant are increased risk for complications from Swine Flu infections.
  3. 4. Follow prescribed hygiene and hand washing procedures.
  4. 5. Carry antibacterial hand gel.
  5. 6. Avoid or postpone unnecessary travel.
  6. 7. Relenza can be used as a prophylactic measure if the pregnant woman has been in prolonged contact with people with the swine flu infection
  7. 8. Under certain circumstances Tamiflu may be prescribed under medical supervision.
  8. 9. Continue to have prenatal care and contact a doctor at once if you have flu like symptoms or suspect that you may have swine flu

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