Lesson Plan for Dengue

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Angeles University Foundation

College of Nursing

Lesson Plan:

NATIONAL Dengue Prevention


Control Program

Presented by: Andrea (

Presented to: Ava Marie Lou L. David RN, MN :)))

(wife of Sammy David)


The Department of Health initiated the National Dengue Prevention and Control Program since 1993.They are aiming for reducing morbidity and mortality from dengue infection by preventing the transmission of the virus from the mosquito vector human. In line with this their mission is to improve the quality of health of Filipinos by adopting an integrated dengue control approach in the prevention and control of dengue infection.

According to them there are 62,503 cases of the mosquito-borne illness
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In a small number of cases, people with a severe form of the disease die of it. Modern supportive hospital care decreases this risk.

Diagnostic Test

Torniquet Test (Rumpel Leads Test) – First, Inflate the blood pressure cuff on the upper arm to a point midway between the systolic and diastolic pressure for 5 minutes. Second, release cuff and make an imaginary 2.5 cm, square or 1 inch square just below the cuff, at the antecubital fossa. Lastly, count the number of petechiae inside the box. A test is (+) when 20 or more petechiae per 2.5 cm square or 1 inch square are observed.

How is it treated?

For a mild form of the disease: ← Drinking plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration from vomiting and high fever. ← Taking acetaminophen (Tylenol, others) to alleviate pain and reduce fever ← Don't take aspirin or other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin,

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