Bacterial Meningitis
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The subarachnoid space is the space between the arachnoidmater and piamater which cover the brain and the spinal cord. Invasion of this… Bacterial meningitis can occur at any age. However, it is more common among infants, children and young adults. It is also more common in the elderly people. According to WHO (Cited in Ramakrishnana et al, 48) "two thirds of…
Bacterial Meningitis
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It can arise from bacterial, fungal or viral infections. Meningitis caused by bacteria is known as bacterial meningitis. It is a serious ailment that can result in the death of the… d deep kissing, suffer from chronic ear and nose infection, and who have contracted pneumococcal pneumonia are at a higher risk of developing this disease. This ailment is…
Bacterial Meningitis - Pediatric
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Bacterial Meningitis Firstname Lastname Name of Institution Bacterial Meningitis Introduction Bacterial meningitis is one of the most fatal infections afflicting children worldwide. Although vaccinations for certain causative agents have been widely distributed, bacterial meningitis cases are not completely eradicated, and neurologic sequelae and death even result if adequate medical assistance is not given.…
Bacterial Meningitis
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In order to create better awareness about the disease among students, the college is conducting a screening program that will provide educational… The organism then moves to the brain and to various other organs. However, the American College Health Association, based on the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, has recommended…
Meningitis
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The causative agent, Neisseria meningitidis, a meningococcus, gram-negative, aerobic, nonmotile diplococcus, was identified in 1887. Meningitis is inflammation of… s severe and resolves without specific treatment, while bacterial meningitis can be quite severe and may result in brain damage, hearing loss, or learning disability. Meningitis hearing loss…
Human Diseases
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The victim of the Parkinson’s disease gradually loses his/her ability to control body movements. It is assumed that most patients with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease… Tremors are seen in the hands, fingers, and forearm of the patients when the limb is at rest. Rigidity, poor balance, and Parkinsonian gait are some other common symptoms seen along with this…
Human Diseases
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Nursing Human diseases (College) Human diseases I. Parkinson’s disease Parkinson’s disease is a disorder of the central nervous system which mainly affects brain and spinal cord. The victim of the Parkinson’s disease gradually loses his/her ability to control body movements.… Bradykinesia or slowly voluntary movement is one of the major symptoms of this…
Meningococcal disease
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Meningococcal disease (meningitis) was first described in 1805 when an outbreak swept through Geneva, Switzerland. The causative agent, Neisseria meningitidis, a meningococcus, gram-negative, aerobic, nonmotile diplococcus, was identified in 1887. Meningitis is inflammation of the meninges, which consist of three membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord: the dura mater, and the arachoid membrane, and the pia mater.…
Coordinating care in the specialist setting: Tuberculosis Meningitis
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TOPIC: Coordinating Care in the Specialist Setting – Tuberculosis Meningitis History of the Patient: This is the case of a 48 year old, female patient named MJ, who presented with complaints of three month history of headache, tiredness, and fever. MJ was self – medicating with Paracetamol 500 mg on as needed basis for fever and Mefenamic Acid 500 mg for body malaise and headache.…
Case study on neisseria meningitidis
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He was having purpuric rashes on wrist, leg and trunk. He has experienced bouts of fainting and had been vomiting since three days. He is a non smoker and is living with his mother… It is a human specific pathogen and is gram negative and aerobic in nature. The bacterium is enveloped with a carbohydrate capsule that is covered with polysaccharides attached to…
Bacteria menningitis haemophilus influenza
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Name: Task: Tutor: Date: Bacteria Meningitis Haemophilus Influenza This bacterial infection engulfs the meninges that cover the brain cortex and the spinal cord. It occurs in humans only. The Haemophilus influenza bacterium causes the Haemophilus influenza meningitis.… It is responsible for lower respiratory tract infections in children. They are opportunistic…
Ben's Case Study
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After reaching the lungs, Streptococcus pneumoniae eventually spreads to the blood and transverses the blood-brain barrier into the meninges where it spreads infections in the entire body (Bauman, 2011). 9. The streptococcus pneumoniae were alpha-hemolytic and mucoid and… This is because high neutrophil count can be due to several factors such as stress due…
Infection and Immunity
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This coursework is based broadly on the case study below, and then includes further questions based on microbial causes of meningitis. Throughout, your answers must be based on cited evidence/literature. Where required, answers will need to contain microbiological details of infectious disease, including microbiological, cellular and molecular details of interactions between bacteria and host.…
Neurological Disorders
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The author of this essay "Neurological Disorders" touches upon the symptoms of neurological disorders. It is mentioned that stroke happens when the blood supply to part of the brain is severely reduced interrupted, depriving brain tissue of nutrients and oxygen. … Migraines can be caused by variations in the brainstem and the interactions it has…
Neisseria meningitides or meningococcus
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Neisseria meningitides, commonly known as meningococcus, is a bacterium that can cause large epidemics of meningitis which is an inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord (meninges). Acute bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency that can lead to severe brain damage and cause death especially in children. … Generally, the proteins on…
Care of the Child within Accident and Emergency
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Introduction: This is a reflective case study of phenomena at my placement in Accident and Emergency delivering specialist nursing care to the children of age group 1 to 5 years. In this assignment I will critically, reflect on a range of childhood emergencies and illnesses in children of this age group, and this will comprise reflection on patients with meningitis, respiratory problems, orthopedic and head injuries, neurological observations, dressing, and burns and wound care.…
Paper Critique about Meningococcus
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Paper Critique Question 1 Neisseria meningitides, commonly known as meningococcus, is a bacterium that can cause large epidemics of meningitis which is an inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord (meninges). Acute bacterial meningitis is a medical emergency that can lead to severe brain damage and cause death especially in children.…
NEUROSCIENCE: Give an account of the layers that cover the brain and spinal cord. Include in your answer their composition, organisation, function and how they are involved in a NAMED disease
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It is present in head region in a cavity called cranium and protected by a bonny structure called skull. Human nervous system consists of three parts: The central nervous system comprises of brain and spinal cord, which is… Dura mater which is the outer most layer, Arachnoid which is the middle one and Pia mater which is the inner most. The infections of…
Acute Exacerbation of COPD. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
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The most dominant causes of acute exacerbations of COPD entail overdose of drugs that suppress ventilator drive, as well as conditions that result to respiratory muscle weakness (Gay, 2004). … Depending on the severity of baseline COPD, further derangements can manifest, inclusive of hypoxemia, deteriorating hypercapnia with deteriorating lower extremity…
PUBLIC HOSPITAL SAFETY AND HEALTHCARE MANAGEMENT
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ARTICLE 1 Poll Finds High Levels of Concern About Medical Errors, Support For Public Hospital Safety Ratings In recent times, there has been increasing concern over hospital-acquired infections and other forms of medical harm. Recent polls show that majority of people are afraid that someone in their family may be a victim of hospital-acquired infection.…
Clostridium tetani are responsible for the disease of Jake
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Case Study Microorganism responsible for the disease of Jake is Clostridium tetani. Clostridium tetani is a Gram-positive and spore-forming bacterium. It flourishes in anaerobic conditions and in shape looks like drumsticks through microscope. It can survive as spores for a long period of time at very high temperatures.… He also observed that C. tetani can be…
Bacterial transmission
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1.0. INTRODUCTION Bacterial transmission has been aided by contact with living organisms as well as by non-living. This is with respect to the ability of infectious organisms to flourish on inert surfaces (Ellis, 2006). … Respiratory bacteria are mainly dispersed in the air through droplets of saliva and mucous produced when one coughs, sneezes, talks or…
Deaf culture and disability
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It is but normal for people to see some human beings who appear to be complete physically at first glance. As we continue to notice them, we either notice that they are using hand sign language to communicate with each other and in other instances people can notice that there is a small gadget attached to their ear.… In the first part of your essay, assume you…
The management of salivary gland infection
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Salivary glands are the three pairs of glands namely parotid, submandibular and sublingual that secretes saliva. Saliva is essential for the breaking down of carbohydrates and lubrication of food from mouth to esophagus into the stomach. Sometimes bacteria and virus infect the salivary gland and leads to salivary gland infection.… The management of these two…
Bacterial cells Quantification
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The Effect of Lysozyme Solution on Micrococcus lysodeikticus Cell Counts Introduction Bacterial cell quantification is useful in many areas of biology, in that it allows us to know the number of cells, or the viable cell count. This information can be used in antibiotic sensitivity testing, or infection severity, for example.… Additionally, the information…
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