Polio power point

10,881 views

Published on

0 Comments
5 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
10,881
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
4
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
263
Comments
0
Likes
5
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Polio power point

  1. 1. PolioBy: Jason Oliai
  2. 2. Polio isan acute viral disease, usually affectingchildren and young adults, caused byany of three polioviruses.
  3. 3. Causes:• Direct person-to-person contact• Contact with infected mucus or phlegm from the nose or mouth• Contact with infected feces
  4. 4. Subclinical Infection Symptoms• General discomfort• Headache• Red throat and sore throat• Slight fever• Vomiting• Back pain and neck pain• Leg and muscle pain/ tenderness
  5. 5. Paralytics Poliomyelitis• Fever 5 - 7 days before other symptoms• Breathing difficulty• Headache• Muscle pain and muscle weakness• Stiff neck and back
  6. 6. Nonparalytic Poliomyelitis• Back pain or backache• Headache• Leg pain• Moderate fever• Muscle stiffness• Muscle tenderness
  7. 7. Prevention
  8. 8. Treatment• Antibiotics for urinary track infections• Moist heat (heating pads, warm towels) to reduce muscle pain
  9. 9. Bibliography• http://dictionary.reference.com/• http://www.cdc.gov/polio/• http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/ PMH0002375/

×