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Infectious and Non Infectious Diseases

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  • 1. Whooping Cough Case Study
  • 2. Cause  Bortdetella Pertussis Bacteria
  • 3. Transmission  Droplets from the respiratory tract
  • 4.  Sometimes though clothes and toys
  • 5. Symptoms – Beginning  Appears like a normal common cold  Sneezing  Runny nose  Slight fever
  • 6. Symptoms – disease progresses  Uncontrolled bouts of coughing  Whooping noises in between breathing and bursts of coughing
  • 7. Worst Stages  Regular Convulsions  Face turning red  Lips and face turning blue  Vomiting
  • 8. Treatment – Antibiotics  Azithromycin for 5 days  Erythromycin or clarithromycin for 7 days
  • 9. Treatments – others  Steam inhalers  Paracetamol  Support  Fluids  Rest
  • 10. Vaccinations Vaccinations are used in todays world to prevent whooping cough. The vaccine is called DTaP and is given to babies and children.
  • 11. Place
  • 12. Vaccination
  • 13. Anorexia Nervosa Case Study
  • 14. Causes            Determination to lose weight Severe food restriction Over exercise Fasting Dieting Vomiting Laxatives Diuretic abuse Diet pills Individual factors  Bullying and dissatisfaction of body Societal factors  the western world is more susceptible to anorexia nervosa
  • 15. Transmission  Anorexia Nervosa can be transmitted through genetics
  • 16. Symptoms  There is a criteria to meet for a person to be classified as anorexic. — refusal to maintain body weight over a minimal normal weight for age and height — Intense fear of gaining weight or becoming fat, even thought the person is underweight — Disturbance in the way in which one's body weight, sixe or shape is experienced — Absence of at least 3 menstrual cycles
  • 17. Tell tale signs         Disturbance in the way the body is perceived Low body temperature Lanugo hair Dray hair and skin Loss of hair Electrolyte disturbances Constipation Bloating
  • 18. Treatment  There is no medical treatment for anorexia nervosa Treatment includes  Counselling and professional help  Consulting a dietician  Staying away from people, place and activities that trigger the obsession with being thin.
  • 19. Prevention  Sadly there is no scientific way to prevent anorexia nervosa but it can be caught early and treated before the disease can develop to a heightened level.

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