Topic "Diseases And Conditions" in Arabic - total 21 documentsTitle: Haemoglobin E
Summary: Haemoglobin E (HbE) is a common inherited condition caused by the production of an abnormal haemoglobin protein.
Title: Head Lice - Treating and Controlling Head Lice
Summary: While children are at school many families will have contact with head lice. The information contained here will help you treat and control head lice.
Title: Health undertaking
Summary: A health undertaking is required for applicants whose health examination indicated exposure to tuberculosis or other health conditions of concern.
Title: Heat-related illness including heat stroke
Summary: This factsheet provides information on heat-related illness as well as heat stroke. Heat-related illness can range from mild conditions such as dehydration or cramps to very serious conditions such as heat stroke. Heat can also worsen many existing medical conditions.
Title: Help for infertile couples
Summary: Causes and treatment of infertility in men and women.
Title: Measles - community fact sheet
Summary: Measles is a very infectious viral illness. People can get unwell with measles seven (7) to 18 days after contact with a person sick with measles.
Title: Medical decision making
Summary: Doctors and dentists (‘registered practitioners’) need a patient’s agreement (‘consent’) before performing medical or dental treatment. A person may be temporarily or permanently unable to consent to medical or dental treatment. Under the Guardianship and Administration Act 1986, a person can be nominated to make medical and dental treatment decisions on behalf of the patient If a patient is incapacitated, consent is not needed where there are reasonable grounds that emergency treatment is necessary.
Title: Pandemic influenza - your questions answered
Summary: Pandemic influenza is a human disease caused by a completely new influenza virus. The virus is different to the seasonal influenza virus that normally affects humans, and may cause infection in many people because almost no one will be immune to it.
Title: Polio immunisation information
Summary: People in Australia need to be immunised against polio. A recent case in Victoria alerts us to the need for ongoing immunisation against polio. There are still cases of the disease overseas, and there is a risk of it being re-established here if children and adults are not immunised.
Title: Reducing Infectious Diseases
Summary: It is natural that as children begin to have more contact with the wider world they become more exposed to viruses and bacteria that can cause disease.
Title: Rotavirus immunisation information
Summary: Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe gastroenteritis in infants and young children in Australia. Protection against rotavirus is available free of charge under the National Immunisation Program Schedule. In Victoria, immunisation against rotavirus is free for babies, and it is given by mouth in three doses at two, four and six months of age.
Title: Salmonellosis guide
Summary: A guide to the foodborne disease, salmonellosis, including symptoms and prevention with good hygiene.
Title: Sickle Cell Anaemia
Summary: Sickle cell anaemia (also known as sickle cell disease) is a blood disorder affecting haemoglobin production.
Summary: Tinea is a highly contagious fungal infection that can infect the skin, affecting areas include the feet, groin, scalp and under the breasts. To ensure you receive the appropriate treatment and know about good hygiene to prevent the spread of tinea, read this information brochure.
Title: Tuberculosis - The Facts
Summary: Information about transmission, symptoms, testing and meaning of test results, treatment and immunisation.
Title: Tuberculosis Treatment
Summary: Information for people who are to start tuberculosis treatment. It includes potential side effects of main TB medications.
Title: Viral Gastroenteritis
Summary: Information on viral gastroenteritis, including how infections is spread, prevention, symptoms and treatment.
Title: What is influenza?
Summary: A guide to influenza (flu), including information on symptoms and how immunisation can prevent the disease.
Title: What is Tourette's Syndrome?
Summary: Describes symptoms of Tourette Syndrome and services to help people with the condition. Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neurological disorder, which most often begins between the ages of 2 and 21, and lasts throughout life. TS is NOT degenerative and people with TS can expect to live a normal life span.
Title: What Is Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)?
Summary: A guide to MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus), a bacteria which can cause infections that most antibiotics cannot kill. Includes information on prevention and treatment.
Title: When is a headache caused by migraine?
Summary: Guide to recognising and preventing migraine.
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