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  • The Epidemic Of Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

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    Introduction Ebola hemorrhagic fever is a severe and often deadly illness named after a river in the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre) where it was first identified in 1976 with a high case fatality rate lying between 50 and 90%. Outbreaks between 1972 and 2007 are shown in Table 1. The disease first came into the limelight in 1976 in Zaïre and Sudan in 1976 [17]. Its origin is still unknown and it is widely believed that Ebola virus is transmitted to humans from discrete life cycles in

  • A Brief Note On Lujo Hemorrhagic Fever

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    Lujo Hemorrhagic Fever is caused by a bi-segmented negative RNA virus that is one of the several viruses known to cause viral hemorrhagic fever. The Lujo virus is part of the Arenaviridae family, that consist of several viruses categorized into two primary groups. The Lujo virus is categorized in the “Old World” group, which signifies that the virus in question was discovered in the Eastern Hemisphere, specifically in Africa. The majority of the arenaviruses that are categorized in the “Old World”

  • Essay about Bioterrorism - Viral Hemorrhagic Fever

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    Bioterrorism - Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Abstract Viral hemorrhagic fever is one of the most feared diseases of today's time. Although most people have heard of anthrax, smallpox and the plague, viral hemorrhagic fever has become a potent weapon used for bioterrorism, silently killing its victims and instilling fear in the rest of the population. Viral hemorrhagic fever can be divided into 4 families. Although each family of viral hemorrhagic fever may have some of its own unique characteristics

  • Essay about Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

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    Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF) is a severe, often-fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys and chimpanzees) that has appeared sporadically since its initial recognition in 1976. The disease is caused by infection with Ebola virus, named after a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire) in Africa, where it was first recognized. The virus is one of two members of a family of RNA viruses called the Filoviridae. Three of

  • Essay on The Marburg Hemorrhagic Fever Description

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    According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Marburg Virus, or the Marburg hemorrhagic fever (MHF), is a very deadly virus. It has a fatality rate anywhere from 24% all the way up to 88% if an outbreak occurs. The Marburg virus takes its name from Marburg, Germany; which is the place where it was initially detected in the year of our Lord 1967. There were other outbreaks of this virus in Frankfurt, Germany and also in Belgrade, Serbia. The main carrier of this virus is believed to be

  • Viral Hemorrhagic Fever and Ebola Virus Species

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    What is Ebola hemorrhagic fever? Ebola hemorrhagic fever (Ebola HF) is a severe, often-fatal disease in humans and nonhuman primates (monkeys, gorillas, and chimpanzees) that has appeared sporadically since its initial recognition in 1976. The disease is caused by infection with Ebola virus, named after a river in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire) in Africa, where it was first recognized. The virus is one of two members of a family of RNA viruses called the Filoviridae. There

  • Shock, Hemorrhagic And Non Hemorrhagic

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    term hypovolemic means low volume; this term in and of itself tells us what the root cause of this form of shock is, low blood volume. There are two different types of hypovolemic shock, hemorrhagic and non hemorrhagic. I will be discussing the possible causes, signs, symptoms, and treatment options for the hemorrhagic type. I will also explain what health care providers in the field should be looking for to determine whether the patient is in a state of compensated or decompensating shock. Compensated

  • Hemorrhagic Shock

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    Hemorrhagic shock results from a life-threatening loss of blood and leads to tissue ischemia and insufficient evacuation of cellular metabolic degradation products. Mortality is linked directly to massive blood loss or occurs indirectly due to secondary multiple organ failure. In particular, loss of gastrointestinal, renal, hepatic, and pulmonary function is frequent after hemorrhagic shock (1). Current guidelines for nonsurgical treatment of hemorrhagic shock recommend rapid volume resuscitation

  • Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Research Paper

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    Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, is also known as the Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome, Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia effects approximately 1 in 5,000 people. It effects males and females from all racial ethnic groups. Dr. Rendu first described Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia as a hereditary disorder involving nosebleeds and characteristic red spots that was distinctly different from hemophilia. HHT is a hereditary disorder that is passed down through generations, Its characterized

  • Type II : Hemorrhagic Stroke

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    Type II: Hemorrhagic stroke: Hemorrhagic stroke is, the less common types of CVA, nearly 13% is all stroke cases and is a result from bleeding into the brain tissue itself (Intracerebral and intraparenchymal hemorrhage) or into subarachnoid space or the ventricles (subarachnoid hemorrhage or intraventricular hemorrhage). This type of stroke is further subdivided into: a. Intracerebral Hemorrhage "ICH": Intracerebral drain stroke is a seeping inside the mind tissue because of the burst of veins,

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