Hcr 220 Week 8

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Mrs. Rodriguez, I do understand that you expect me to follow your instructions and I will put it in practice what you have instructed me to. I will only add a semicolon when combining two sentences or when listing things in succession. Thank you for correcting me when I added the word “ appear” when it was not needed. Also I appreciate the correction “ into” when I had incorrectly written “in.” Week eight was the same as always. I began the day at eight in the morning to receive patients, print out superbills and doing the usual. I will soon be I find my clinic a bit repetitive, but I like it because I learn by repetition. As I was taking in patients a woman told me her son had the Flu. Her son is believed to have type b, or category B…show more content…
Over 3 million US cases have occurred per year. The flu is a viral infection that can be deadly if not treated. The flu is extremely contagious, it can spread about six feet away from another person. It may be spread by coughing or sneezing, skin-to-skin contact, saliva, or touching a contaminated surface. Children, elderly people, pregnant women, and people who have chronic disease are at higher risk of becoming ill with this virus. The areas mainly affected are lungs, nose, and chest. Symptoms include fever, chills, sore throat, muscle fatigue, cough, runny nose, and headaches. Some symptoms may appear abruptly. A recommended treatment may primarily deal with the patient getting some rest. Other treatment includes drinking plenty of water; throat Lozenge would be advised for throat pain, decongestant such as Pseudoephedrine for stuffy nose, Dextromethorphan for cough, anti-inflammatory drugs like Ibuprofen for mild pain, and antiviral drug like Zanamivir to help treat type B influenza. The best way to be protected is vaccination. The vaccine is offered from September to mid-November. Getting vaccinated before the flu season helps the body develops a strong immunity from the virus. It is safe for a Pregnant woman to receive vaccination. Annual vaccination is recommended. Do not get
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