Topic "Infections" in Chinese (simplified) - total 16 documentsTitle: Beat the bite - mosquito poster
Summary: This translated document outlines measures to protect yourself and your family from mosquito-borne diseases.
Title: Colds and flu
Summary: Influenza (the flu) is caused by a virus. The flu is more than just a bad cold and can occasionally lead to serious complications, including death. Specific antiviral medication is available. It is only useful if given early after onset of symptoms and may shorten duration of the illness and reduce symptoms. Vulnerable people are more likely to develop serious complications including pneumonia. Immunisation can offer protection from flu.
Title: Fever in children
Summary: A consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about fever. Fever is a way in which the body fights infection. A fever is not dangerous and does not always indicate a serious illness.
Title: Gastroenteritis in children - from Department of Health & Human Services
Summary: A translated consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about Gastroenteritis in children. It includes information covering what it is, symptoms and treatment, breastfeeding and bottle feeding, and also ways to stop the spread of Gastroenteritis. Also provides list of emergency numbers and helplines.
Title: Hepatitis B: inflammation of the liver
Summary: Hepatitis means 'inflammation of the liver'. Hepatitis B (also referred to as hep B) is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV) and is a viral infection that can lead to serious illness or death.
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: Measles is about
Summary: Health facility posters provide information about measles signs and sumptoms and promote the general public and health care workers to ensure measles cases are quickly identified from other vulnerable persons.
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: Patient information MRSA in the community
Summary: This brochure answers questions about staph (Staphylococcus aureus), MRSA, and what to do if a person has MRSA at hospital and at home.
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: Treating pandemic influenza
Summary: The flu is a highly contagious viral infection that can cause severe illness and life-threatening complications, including pneumonia. The flu is spread by contact with fluids from coughs and sneezes. This fact sheet provides information about what symptoms to expect with the flu, and how to treat influenza with antiviral medication during a pandemic.
Title: Tuberculosis - information for contacts
Summary: Tuberculosis, or TB for short, is a bacterial infection. It can affect almost any part of the body but most often the lungs; this is called pulmonary TB. In Australia there are just over 1000 cases of TB diagnosed each year, with approximately 400 of these in Victoria.
Title: Tuberculosis - positive skin test
Summary: A skin test for tuberculosis (TB) is also called a Mantoux test or Tuberculin skin test (TST).
Title: Tuberculosis - tablets for latent infection
Summary: The most commonly used antibiotic is called Isoniazid, and taking this will reduce the chance of you becoming sick with tuberculosis disease.
Title: Urinary tract infections
Summary: This fact sheets explains what is a urinary tract infection, causes and the treatment. Urinary tract infections (UTIs) can target the urethra, bladder or kidneys.
Title: Viral illness in children
Summary: A translated consumer fact sheet for use by hospital emergency departments about viral illness in children. It includes information on what causes a viral illness, symptoms, treatment, home care, and what to expect.
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