Human respiratory syncytial virus

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  • Vitamin C And Its Effect On The Body

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    A question that is commonly asked when receiving a virus is, what is the fastest way to get rid of it? No human enjoys the presence of a common cold, despite more extreme terms such as the flu. Rest and fluids are typically the first reaction to curing a common cold. Then, medicine that is categorized toward the symptoms is received. Although, how do you speed up the process? Many think that the intake of large doses of vitamin c can speed up or potentially get rid of the cold all together. Vitamin

  • Literature Review Of Literature On Influenza

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    Review of literature: Acute respiratory infections are a major cause of human disease and are one of the most important causes of child mortality throughout the globe. Though there are considerable variations in infantile mortality, according to World Health Organization, the lower respiratory tract infections are the second most important cause of death among children < 5 years of age. (Carolina et al., 2012) Respiratory syncytial virus is most frequently detected in childhood illness. Factors

  • My Life Learning Experience with R.S.V

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    R.S.V i My Life Learning Experience with R.S.V Name Course Title Teacher Date R.S.V ii Abstract Many individuals have experienced problems with their hospitals or health care facilities. An important concept that I learned from facing this family crisis that will be examined in this paper is that, when a family member becomes seriously ill, they need quality medical care. Sometimes, when a person 's life is at stake, the further a person lives from medical facilities which can

  • Pediatric Nurse At The Local Emergency Department

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    referral to a pediatric nurse at Children’s Hospital a few blocks away for further and immediate evaluation in Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU). II. Physical and Laboratory Findings On examination, the pediatrician noted SL has an increased respiratory distressed. He observed high fever, widespread expiratory wheeze, and fine crackles. Chest X-rays were taken and inflammation of the bronchioles was confirmed. In addition to the chest X-ray, the pediatrician required three nasopharyngeal specimen

  • Medimmune Case Essay

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    (Wikipedia, 2012). Their extensive research and development efforts are focused on these same areas. MedImmune acquired FluMist when it purchased Aviron in 2002. FluMist is Aviron’s lead product for development and commercialization, it’s a live virus vaccine delivered to the patient as a nasal mist for the prevention of influenza (Wikipedia, 2012). Key Issues The board of MedImmune believed that Aviron was a good strategic fit but didn’t

  • Respiratory Syncytical Virus Infection

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    very high fever Evelyn and Quentine rushed her to the hospital. This is where she spent ten days in the hospital; three in ICU and and seven in a oxygen tank. That’s when the family found out that Nikki had a serious infection called RSV. Respiratory Syncytical Virus, also known as RSV, is a common infection in children under the age of one. Each year, 75,000 to 125,000 children in this age group are hospitalized in the US due to the infection. Many children are infected with this by their second birthday

  • Case Study on a Three Year Old With Bronchiolitis

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    Practitioner (GP) to paediatric ward with bronchiolitis. Initially, Liam’s chief health issues will be identified, following by nursing assessment and diagnoses of the child’s need. Focus will be made on the management of two major health problems: respiratory distress and dehydration, and summary and evaluation of the interventions with evidence of learning. Lastly, a conclusion of author’s self-evaluation will be present. Identification of specific key issues: Liam is a previously healthy boy who

  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus

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    Running Head: RESPIRATORY SYNCYTIAL VIRUS Respiratory Syncytial Virus Breanna Kennelly Apollo College Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) causes acute respiratory tract infection in patients of all ages and is one of the most popular diseases of childhood. Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection, which manifests primarily as bronchiolitis and/or viral pneumonia, is the leading cause of lower respiratory tract (LRT) infection in infants and young children. RSV is the most common cause

  • Principle Of The Hygiene Hypothesis

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    Evan Gaglione Sept 10, 2017 Hygiene Hypothesis Bio 220 The hygiene hypothesis is an educated guess that states a lack of early childhood exposure to infectious agents, microorganisms, bacteria, virus, and parasites increases weakness to allergic infections, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  In particular, the lack of exposure to these infections is thought to lead to defects in the growth of immune tolerance. According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), the decreasing

  • Rhinovirus Inducing Wheezing And Asthma Exacerbation

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    Rhinovirus Inducing Wheezing And Asthma Exacerbation In Children A respiratory viral infection plays a major role in important aspects of asthma and its exacerbation; which is nearly associated for about 80% of overall respiratory condition. Viral pathogen associated with wheezing includes Human Rhinovirus (HRV), Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), Parainfluenza, and coronavirus (Busse & Lemanske. 2010). Rhinovirus is associated with common colds that may cause sore throat, sinus infection, ear infection

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