Watch the video & take notes on a sheet of paper
Once you have registered on Medscape, reach the page http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/713704
When you have finished, click on each item below to see the answer.
Phyllis E. Kozarsky. CDC Commentary: Advice for Patients Traveling During Flu Season – Medscape – Dec 22, 2009.
The travelers’ Health Branch at CDC
Physicians – Because Phyllis says “your patients may be turning to you for advice”
3-a → People should get vaccinated as vaccines are the most important tool for preventing the flu
3-b → Patients in high-risk target groups should receive the 2009 H1N1 flu vaccine
4-a → Pregnant women
4-b → People in contact with infants under 6 months of age
4-c → Healthcare & emergency medical services personnel
4-d → People between 6 months and 24 years of age
4-e →People between 25 & 64 years of age with medical conditions that put them at higher risk for complications (asthma, chronic lung disease, neurologic condition, weakened immune system, heart disease, kidney disorders
Yes, there will be enough vaccine available for anyone who wishes to receive it, high-risk target groups should be vaccinated first so some people may have to be patient during the first phase
To take antiviral medications
Those who are at high risk for flu complications and travel to areas where appropriate medical care may not be available
You should inform them about the signs & symptoms of influenza
To contact you or another health professional if clinical signs or symptoms develop
Fever &chills, similar to the symptoms of flu
The disease can quickly become serious & even life-threatening
12-a →Patients should not travel when they are not feeling well
12-b → They should not travel unless they haven’t had fever for at least 24 hours without taking any fever-reducing medication
13- a → Cover coughs and sneezes with a tissue or sleeve
13-b → Wash hands often with soap and water. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer
13-c → Avoid touching the eyes, nose, and mouth.
13-d → Avoid close contact with sick people.
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