COVID 19 is a disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus which is a large family of corona viruses causing illnesses. In humans it causes Respiratory infections for example Severe Acute Respiratory Disease (SARs) PRESENTATION Fever 77-98% Cough 46-82% Myalgia/Fatigue 11-52% Shortness of breath 3-31% Incubation period 14 days, most people develop symptoms between 5-6ays from exposure Stage1 (Early infection). Stage 2. Stage 3(Hyperinflation phase) Viral response---------------------------Pulmonary Phase----------------------Host Response *Anyone presenting with flu like symptoms should be assumed to be a COVID 19 case until proven otherwise*
Overdose of the oral anticoagulant warfarin (Coumadin), or drug interactions with warfarin, can lead to toxicity. Similarly, toxicity can result from exposure to superwarfarins, which are long-acting anticoagulants used in rodenticides. ... Warfarin is the most common oral anticoagulant in current use
Suicidal ideation, also known as suicidal thoughts, is thinking about or having an unusual preoccupation with suicide.
Emergency signs and symptoms of a spinal cord injury after an accident may include: Extreme back pain or pressure in your neck, head or back. Weakness, incoordination or paralysis in any part of your body. Numbness, tingling or loss of sensation in your hands, fingers, feet or toes. Loss of bladder or bowel control.
snake envenomation causes headache, a thick feeling of the tongue, thirst, sweating and vomiting
Serotonin syndrome (SS) is a group of symptoms that may occur following use of certain serotonergic medications or drugs. The degree of symptoms can range from mild to severe. Symptoms include high body temperature, agitation, increased reflexes, tremor, sweating, dilated pupils, and diarrhea.
The bite of the Redback Spider is highly venomous. It is characterised by intense localised pain around the bite site
The general principles of management of drug poisoning are summarized.
Paracetamol poisoning, also known as acetaminophen poisoning, is caused by excessive use of the medication paracetamol (acetaminophen). Most people have few or non-specific symptoms in the first 24 hours following overdose. This may include feeling tired, abdominal pain, or nausea.
Miscarriage is a term used for a pregnancy that ends on its own, within the first 20 weeks of gestation.
Meningococcal disease describes infections caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis (also termed meningococcus). It carries a high mortality rate if untreated but is a vaccine-preventable disease.
Meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes (meninges) surrounding your brain and spinal cord. The swelling from meningitis typically triggers symptoms such as headache, fever and a stiff neck