Dengue Fever

What it is Dengue Fever?

Dengue fever is a common communicable disease characterized by occurrence of high fever, severe body aches and intense headache. It is a very common disease which is endemic in most part of India, Most of the infections occurs in the rainy season. Though it may be found sporadically in other seasons as well, Wide spread outbreak occurred in 1996, 2003, 2006, 2010, 2013  2015. The disease is quite severe in young children as compared to adults.

It is a disease which occurs throughout the world except in Europe and affects a large number of people. For example, it is estimated that every year, 2 crore cases of Dengue fever occurring the world.

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BEST BOOKS FOR NURSING EXAM PREPARATION

WHAT IS NEXT AFTER COURSE COMPLETION??

This is a confusing question for most of the fresh nurses. Some will be planning to go abroad, some others will be planning to stay in India and look for opportunities in government sector. In both these cases what matters is our knowledge in the subject. The exams like Nclex Rn,HAAD and exams of government of India etc. are entirely different from what we have seen during our university exams. The questions will be more of the application type and along with theoretical knowledge our experience will help in scoring high marks. Those who are trying for jobs in abroad must be having minimum 2years of experience from reputed hospital. So soon after becoming a registered nurse it’s a good idea to join some good hospital and in an area of your interest.

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Diseases with specific manifestations

DISEASE CONDITIONS WITH SPECIFIC MANIFESTATIONS

Diabetec ketoacidosis——————–Kussmauls breathing(Deep rapid breathing)

Duchenne’s muscular dystrophy——Gower’s sign(Use of hand to push one’s self from the floor)
GERD—————————————–Barretts esophagus(Erosion of the lower portion of the esophageal mucosa)
Hepatic encephalopathy—————-Flapping tremors

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