Whooping
Cough
Case Study
Cause
 Bortdetella

Pertussis Bacteria
Transmission
 Droplets

from the respiratory tract
 Sometimes

though clothes and toys
Symptoms – Beginning
 Appears

like a normal common cold

 Sneezing
 Runny

nose
 Slight fever
Symptoms – disease
progresses
 Uncontrolled

bouts of coughing
 Whooping noises in between breathing and bursts
of cough...
Worst Stages
 Regular

Convulsions
 Face turning red
 Lips and face turning blue
 Vomiting
Treatment – Antibiotics
 Azithromycin

for 5 days
 Erythromycin or clarithromycin for 7 days
Treatments – others
 Steam

inhalers
 Paracetamol
 Support
 Fluids
 Rest
Vaccinations
Vaccinations are used in todays world to
prevent whooping cough. The vaccine is
called DTaP and is given to b...
Place
Vaccination
Anorexia
Nervosa
Case Study
Causes
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Determination to lose weight
Severe food restriction
Over exercise
Fasting
Dieting
Vomiting
...
Transmission
 Anorexia

Nervosa can be transmitted
through genetics
Symptoms


There is a criteria to meet for a person to be
classified as anorexic.

— refusal to maintain body weight over...
Tell tale signs
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Disturbance in the way the body is perceived
Low body temperature
Lanugo hair
Dray hair a...
Treatment
 There

is no medical treatment for
anorexia nervosa

Treatment includes
 Counselling and professional help
 ...
Prevention
 Sadly

there is no scientific way to prevent
anorexia nervosa but it can be caught
early and treated before t...
Infectious and Non Infectious Diseases
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Infectious and Non Infectious Diseases

  1. 1. Whooping Cough Case Study
  2. 2. Cause  Bortdetella Pertussis Bacteria
  3. 3. Transmission  Droplets from the respiratory tract
  4. 4.  Sometimes though clothes and toys
  5. 5. Symptoms – Beginning  Appears like a normal common cold  Sneezing  Runny nose  Slight fever
  6. 6. Symptoms – disease progresses  Uncontrolled bouts of coughing  Whooping noises in between breathing and bursts of coughing
  7. 7. Worst Stages  Regular Convulsions  Face turning red  Lips and face turning blue  Vomiting
  8. 8. Treatment – Antibiotics  Azithromycin for 5 days  Erythromycin or clarithromycin for 7 days
  9. 9. Treatments – others  Steam inhalers  Paracetamol  Support  Fluids  Rest
  10. 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. 11. Place
  12. 12. Vaccination
  13. 13. Anorexia Nervosa Case Study
  14. 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. 15. Transmission  Anorexia Nervosa can be transmitted through genetics
  16. 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. 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. 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. 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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