Respiratory infection

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SN instructed patient about Respiratory Infection. Was instructed to drink plenty of fluids ( fever, which may be related to the flu, can cause dehydration ). It is important to maintain hydration. Take acetaminophen ( but do not take aspirin unless your doctor tells ). SN instructed patient to get a flu shot each year and decrease the exposure to the flu.

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Patient was instructed on respiratory infection. Sometimes accompanied by 'pink eye', muscle aches, fatigue, malaise, headaches, muscle weakness, uncontrollable shivering, and loss of appetite, fever and extreme exhaustion are rare during a cold and are more usual in influenza. The symptoms of a cold usually resolve after about one week, but can last up to two.

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Patient was instructed about protection against the swine flu. Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after you cough or sneeze. Alcohol-based hands cleaners are also effective. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or mouth. Germs spread that way.

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Patient was instructed about protection against the swine flu. Use disinfectants on frequently touched surfaces. Germs can also be spread when a person touches an infected surface and then touches their own eyes, mouth or nose.

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Patient was instructed on respiratory infection, usually known as the common cold, is a highly contagious, viral infectious disease of the upper respiratory system, It is the most common infectious disease in humans. Common symptoms are sore throat, runny nose, nasal congestion, sneezing and coughing.

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Patient was instructed on respiratory infection. After initial infection, the viral replication cycle begins within 8 to hours. To prevent infection, washing or disinfecting hands has been found effective, as this minimizes person-to-person transmission of the virus.

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Patient was instructed on the difference between a cold and the flu. With a cold, there is normally no fever so one of the first things to do is take the temperature. If the thermometer registers between 102-104, suspect the flu.

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Patient was instructed on the difference between a cold and the flu. With a cold, there is poor probably to have much of one headache but with the flu, the headache will be prominent. Of course, we're talking about colds here and not sinus infections, which can cause headaches too.

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Patient was instructed about the swine flu. Swine Influenza (swine flu) is a respiratory disease of pigs caused by type A influenza viruses that causes regular outbreaks in pigs. People do not normally get swine flu, but human infections can and do happen. Swine flu viruses have been reported to spread from person-to-person.

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Patient was instructed about the swine flu. Spread of this swine influenza A (H1N1) virus is thought to spread in the same way as the seasonal flu virus. Flu viruses are spread mainly from person to person through coughing or sneezing of people with influenza. Sometimes a person may become infected by touching something with flu viruses on it and then touching their mouth or nose.