Chicken Pox Essay

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  • Chicken Pox

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    Chicken Pox Grand Canyon University NRS 427 Concepts in Community and Public Health 4/4/15 Abstract Chicken pox, also called varicella, is a contagious illness that causes red spots that itch and some blister all over the body. We are going to take a closer look into how this is passed, the signs and symptoms, and who it effects the most. Most children receive the vaccination for Chicken pox at an early age. Adults can receive the vaccination as well, and the chicken pox vaccination requires

  • Chicken Pox

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    2013). In the epidemiologic triangle chicken pox is caused by the virus varicella-zoster. Varicella-zoster affects people globally. The host of the virus is humans living in the region. The host is normally below the age of fifteen but adults are able to obtain the disease as well. If an adult were to develop chicken pox the possible complications from it are greater than if a child were to develop the disease. Any healthy person is able to develop chicken pox if exposed to the disease. If a person

  • Chicken Pox

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    Sources of Chicken Pox Chicken pox is one of the most infectious diseases around; approximately 90% of those who have never had chickenpox or were not vaccinated will become infected when they come into contact with the varicella zoster virus. Chicken pox and colds and flu spread in a similar way. Droplets of water that are expelled from the nose and mouth of the infected person through

  • Chicken Pox

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    Chicken Pox - Epidemiology Paper By Brett Birkeland Grand Canyon University NRS-427V July 29, 2015 Chicken Pox - Epidemiology Paper In this paper, the nurse author will discuss the communicable disease called Varicella, also known as chicken pox. The nurse author will discuss the causes, symptoms, and mode of transmission, complications, and treatment, as well as mortality, morbidity, incidence, and prevalence of the disease. The determinants of health will be described, and the factors

  • Speech On Chicken Pox

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    1 - Avoid Chicken Pox The only foolproof way of not getting chicken pox is to avoid being in contact with absolutely anyone who you suspect has it. However, if you are reading this, it means that you are not a complete germaphobe, hypochondriac, or you are a devoted mother, father, wife, husband, or even brother or sister. I don’t know about that last one. If my brother had the chicken pox, and I hadn’t already been through that, of course, I don’t think I’d go anywhere near him! 2 - Anyway, so

  • Chicken Pox Epidemiology

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    community health nurse will be discussed and information on a national organization for infectious diseases will be provided. Chicken pox and shingles are caused by the virus varicella-zoster. The varicella-zoster virus is spread through the air by coughing or sneezing and can also be spread by touching the blisters or inhaling particles from the blisters ("CDC," n.d.). Chicken pox (varicella) is a highly contagious virus. The reactivation of the chickenpox virus (varicella-zoster virus) is

  • Research Paper On Chicken Pox

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    the virus). Chicken pox is mainly found to infect children because they stay in big groups and have a lot of contact with each other. It is a problem because it causes many issues and symptoms to certain individuals, the disease can be serious and deadly. The main symptoms of Chicken Pox include experiencing extreme itchiness around your body, flu-like-symptoms (stuffy nose, sneezing, etc.), rashes and blisters, sore throat, headaches, stomachaches and pain around the spots. Chicken pox can be exceedingly

  • Symptoms And Treatment Of Chicken Pox

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    Introduction The illness that I have chosen for my report is Chicken Pox. Chicken Pox is a common disease amongst children. The disease is highly contagious and can spread through contact with someone who has chicken pox. Chicken pox in children can spread through cough or sneeze and also through the clothing or bed linen of an affected person. Most children encounter chicken pox once in their infancy. However through proper care and precautions, the illness can be avoided. During my research for

  • Chicken Pox: Varicella-Zoster- Its Epidemiology

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    Chicken Pox: Varicella-Zoster- Its Epidemiology Grand Canyon University A communicable disease that affects any age group is Varicella, or more commonly known as Chicken Pox. This contagious disease is caused by the Varicella-Zoster Virus. A person who has not had the virus, or has been vaccinated with chicken pox can get the disease. Symptoms of chicken pox include high fever, tiredness, loss of appetite, and headaches. Chicken pox causes fluid filled blisters that show up on the face, chest

  • Communicable Disease Chicken Pox

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    the virus than females do. The older the individual the higher the risk for more severe reaction. The primary complication from this chickenpox is itching. Secondary to the itching is the increase risk for infection and scaring from scratching the pox blisters. There is also a risk in children for ear infections and hearing loss due to the virus. For most people, once they have had the chickenpox they are immune for life. But for a few individuals they can get the chickenpox more than once (Tabers