Dengue Case Study

1962 Words Apr 9th, 2012 8 Pages
I. Introduction

Dengue is one of the major problem of the Philippines, According to the World Health Organization (WHO) Dengue is found in tropical and sub-tropical regions around the world, predominantly in urban and semi-urban areas. Furthermore, The Philippines ranks among the top 10 countries with the most recorded dengue cases. Dengue is an acute infectious disease and severe, flu like illness that affects infants, young children and adults but seldom to death, virus are transmitted to humans through the bites of infective female Aedis aegypti mosquitoes, symptoms appear 3-14 days after infective bite include sudden onset of high fever which may last 2 to 7 days, joint and muscle pain and pain behind the eyes , weakness,
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Tattoo on right deltoid Hair is light brown in color due to hair dye, evenly distributed and oily. Nail is pink, dirty and untrimmed, smooth, convex and firm. Capillary refill is within 2-3 seconds | No lesions. Smooth skinHair is black, evenly distributed, not excessively dry and oily. Nail is pink, clean, trimmed, smooth, convex and firmCapillary refill is within 2-3 seconds | Head and Neck | InspectionPalpation | No tenderness(-)pressure sites Neck is supple and (-) mass | No tenderness(-) pressure sitesNeck is supple and (-) mass | Eyes | Inspection | Symmetrically aligned, equal movement, (-) discharge. (+)PERRLAPale on conjunctiva sac. | Symmetrically aligned, equal movement, (-) discharge. | Nose | Inspection | Symmetrical, smooth negative for deviated septum and any lesions Symmetrical nares. | Symmetrical, smooth negative for deviated septum and any lesionsSymmetrical nares. | Mouth | Inspection | Lips are symmetrical, dry and pale. Oral mucous membrane is pale. Patient has complete set of teeth | Lips are symmetrical, moist and pinkish. Existence of teeth. | Thorax and Lungs | InspectionPalpationAuscultation | Symmetrical (-) retraction , Breathing pattern is regular and without effort. No abnormal breath sounds. | Symmetrical(-) retraction16-20

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