Tara Brown Mindy Carpenter English 101 10 September 2012 The Parrot Pandemic In the early 1930’s many families owned parrots. Parrots were often given as gifts, and easy to maintain. The essay “It’s Spreading”, written by Jill Lepore, speaks about as American epidemic that soon strengthened the nation. The outbreak was caused by infected parrots imported from South American and Europe. It soon became known as “Psittacosis”.
1. Which information about cirrhosis should the nurse remember when responding to Frank's wife? A) There are several types of cirrhosis with differing causes. CORRECT There are several types of cirrhosis with differing etiologies. The most common type of cirrhosis worldwide is postnecrotic cirrhosis which is the result of massive necrosis caused by hepatotoxins such as viral hepatitis.
According to the World Health Organization (2003) the most infectivity was from people experiencing symptoms of respiratory illness and declining health (World Health Organization, 2003). According to Kamps and Hoffman (n.d.), “Areas with cases detected before the recommendations were issued, namely Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore and Toronto, experienced the largest and most severe outbreaks, all characterized by chains of secondary transmission outside the healthcare setting”(Kamps & Hoffman, 2003). A3. According to Chan-Yeung and Xu in an article in Respirology (2003) at the end of the SARS outbreak the total global cases were 8,422 with 916 deaths. The virus affected all
A, 5. C, 6.A,B,C,E 7. D, 8. B Chapter 28 Lower Resp Tract Infections: (3Rd leading cause of death) -Acute Bronchitis: *Inflammation of the bronchi in LRT *Most are viral *Cough is the common symptom and lasts for up to 3 wks *Assoc symptoms incl. headache, fever, malaise, hoarseness, dyspnea and chest pain *Assessment incl.
Meningococcal meningitis is a fast moving, deadly infection that kills 10 to 13% of its victims within a matter of hours or days (CDC, 2015). Those that do survive usually have severe complications associated with having the disease such as amputations, brain damage, deafness, arthritis, loss of kidney function, and seizures. Increased contributing factors that encourage the spread of the disease results from several things associated with close contact, such
In 1999 the virus appeared in North America for the first time and in the next year spread to 12 states killing 8 people and sickening 80 others. (Lee, M.C. 23-34) C. In the U.S., birds appear to be the major carrier of the disease and they pass it on to humans as follows: 1. When mosquitoes feed on the blood of the infected birds, the insects ingest this virus. 2.
The Black Death In general, the later Middle Ages was a time of crisis and trouble throughout the world. The plague that is often referred to as the Black Death reached its height in the middle of the fourteenth century. This plague has erupted in the Gobi desert in the 1320's and it spread from there in every direction. In Europe and among the Asian nations there were severe population losses, with the population of China, for example, falling from around 125 million to 90 million during the fourteenth century. Through the 1340's the plague spread towards the west, reaching Constantinople in 1347, then Egypt where a thousand people a day died in Alexandria, and in Cairo seven thousand a day.
When the level is at an unhealthy for sensitive groups the people most prone especially those who have many outdoor activities is proposed to be limited. When the level is at an unhealthy level, it is proposed that everyone should limit their outdoor activities. When the level is at very unhealthy level it is proposed that everyone should limit their outdoor activities even more. Conclusion This paper shows that the ground-level ozone should be addressed more concerning people’s health. Many of the things proposed are not getting to enough people to help curb the health problems associated with the ground-level ozone.
HIV can be prevented the same way as Chlamydia, but is not curable and will lead to death. Herpes can be prevented through no skin contact, and is not curable HPV can be prevented though protected sex or abstinence, and is not curable with antibiotics. Gonorrhea can be prevent the same way as HPV, and is curable with antibiotics 5. Pick 3 types of environmental conditions and describe how each condition affects personal health. (10 points) Air pollution can affect your health by contributing to asthma, reducing lung function, and respiratory diseases, such as bronchitis.
INTRODUCTION ON THE 1918 INFLUENZA PANDEMIC AND THE CYTOKINE STORM PHENOMENA Influenza pandemic 1918 is an epidemic of influenza virus that’s has spread worldwide and infected a large population. This epidemic affected the course of history and was a terrifying presence at the end of World War 1 and a worst season of death in America’s history . The 1918 pandemic spread more or less simultaneously in 3 distinct effects during the 12-month period in 1918–1919, in Europe, Asia, and North America and the first sign was best describe in the United States in March 1918. The virus is H1N1 type A influenza . Like general flu, where the majority deaths are seen in the elderly and children under 2 years old, approximately half of the deaths linked