Pneumomediastinum and subcutaneous emphysema associated with pandemic (H1N1) influenza in three children
- Bronchial Casts and Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 Virus Infection. Hasegawa, Maki; Inamo, Yasuji; Fuchigami, Tatsuo; Hashimoto, Koji; Morozumi, Miyuki; Ubukata, Kimiko; Watanabe, Haruo; Takahashi, Takashi // Emerging Infectious Diseases;Feb2010, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p344
The article describes a case of bronchial casts in a 6-year-old boy infected with influenza A pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus, which caused atelectasis of the right lung. The patient, who had asthma, developed fever and cough and was referred to a hospital pediatrics department because of dyspnea....
- H1N1 Influenza Pandemic: Future Threat and Role of Dental Practitioners. Joshi, Priya Shirish; Joshi, Shirish G.; Kaijkar, Manasi // Indian Journal of Stomatology;2013, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p31
Influenza A (H1N1) also known as Swine Flu, is an acute and highly contagious respiratory disease. Since its emergence in April 2009 in Mexico, this virus has affected the entire world causing the first influenza pandemic since 1968. On 10th August 2010, WHO declared that the world was moving in...
- Swine-origin H1N1 influenza A virus and dental practice: a critical review. Pitak-Arnnop, Poramate; Schubert, Stefan; Dhanuthai, Kittipong; Sappayatosok, Kraison; Bauer, Ute; Ngamwannagul, Pichit; Liebert, Uwe; Hemprich, Alexander // Clinical Oral Investigations;Feb2010, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p11
Since the spring of 2009, there have been a considerable number of infected as well as fatal cases by virologically confirmed swine-origin H1N1 influenza A virus (S-OIV). The virus continues to spread globally. The World Health Organization (WHO) has now raised the level of S-OIV influenza...
- European Respiratory Society Annual Conference-Amsterdam. // Pulmonary Reviews;Nov2011, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p9
The article offers news briefs related to respiratory research. A study from Research Education for Health finds out that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) feel that they are economically and socially restricted by their disease. Researchers at Norwegian University of...
- Bug bulletin: H1N1 influenza transmission in dental practice. // Dental Nursing;Mar2010, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p150
Patients with an acute respiratory illness may present for dental treatment at outpatient dental settings. The primary goal is to prevent transmission of disease. This article outlines the characteristics, transmission and prevention of the H1N1 influenza virus (swine flu).
- Poor dental habits increase the risk of swine flu transmission. // Dental Nursing;Jun2009, Vol. 5 Issue 6, p306
The article presents the result of the National Dental Survey on how poor dental habits can increase the risk of swine flu transmission conducted by the British Dental Health Foundation. It states that bad dental hygiene is helping spread germs, as 40% of the British population admit picking...
- Knowledge and attitude towards swine influenza (2009) among dental practitioners in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh, India. Kaipa, Sudhakar; Epari, Venkatarao; Gupta, Sandhya // Journal of Education & Ethics in Dentistry;Jul-Dec2011, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p52
Background: The practice of dentistry exposes dentists to a variety of micro-organisms that are transmittable via blood, oral or respiratory secretions. Recent outbreak of swine fu virus has posed a greater risk of occupational transmission to dentists as it can spread through the aerosols. In...
- Swine-origin H1N1 influenza A virus and dental practice: a critical review. // British Dental Journal;3/27/2010, Vol. 208 Issue 6, p253
'Unless it is urgent, dental treatment in 'suspected' or 'confirmed' patients (of swine flu) should be deferred...'.
- Emergency plans for pandemic get live test. // Hospital Home Health;Jun2009, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p64
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