Topic "Infections" in Turkish - total 37 documentsTitle: Anthrax
Summary: The document explains what Anthrax is and how the bacterial disease can it be treated.
Title: Barmah Forest virus infection
Summary: Barmah Forest virus is a germ that can infect people through mosquito bites. Past infection with Barmah Forest virus may have a protective effect against future infection. Barmah Forest virus is related to Ross River virus.
Title: BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination - information for patients
Summary: Information about the BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guerin) vaccination to help prevent tuberculosis (TB), including who should have the vaccination and who should not, its advantages and disadvantages, and the side effects.
Title: Boils and skin infections
Summary: Contents: What is a boil? What is Impetigo? How are Boils and Impetigo treated? How are Boils and Impetigo spread? How can you stop the spread of Boils and Impetigo?
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission and prevention.
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.
Summary: A guide to cryptosporidiosis, an infection which causes diarrhoea. Includes information on causes, prevention and symptoms.
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.
Summary: Gastro is an illness which may cause some or all of the following symptoms: diarrhoea, stomach cramps, vomiting, nausea, fever and headache. Germs which cause gastro get into your body through your mouth and it usually takes several days for symptoms to appear. This time is known as the incubation period. Sometimes symptoms may occur within hours of the germs entering your body but it is usually longer. When people get gastro they often assume that the last meal they ate gave them food poisoning. This is usually not the case.
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.
Summary: The document explains causes and prevention of giardiasis, an intestinal infection causing symptoms like diarrhoea, stomach cramps and nausea.
Title: Hand, foot and mouth disease
Summary: Symptoms and prevention of hand, foot and mouth disease, a usually mild illness that mainly affects children under 10.
Title: Hepatitis A by DHHS
Summary: Information about symptoms, transmission, prevention, immunisation and treatment.
Title: Hygiene and infection control
Summary: Information on immunisation, exclusion of sick children and hand washing.
Title: Legionnaires disease
Summary: A guide to Legionnaire's disease, including, causes, prevention, symptoms and treatment.
Summary: A guide to leptospirosis, a bacterial infection that can affect humans and animals, and which is more common in north eastern NSW and Queensland. People who have close contact with animals are more at risk from this disease. Information includes causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.
Summary: A guide to preventing listeria infection or listeriosis, a rare but serious foodborne disease.
Summary: This transated fact sheet provides information on Mastitis, the inflammation of the breast, which may lead to infection. It includes information on common causes, signs and symptoms, prevention and treatment.
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: Meningococcal disease
Summary: Information about meningococcal disease, an uncommon but serious disease, which is more likely to affect small children, adolescents and young adults. Includes symptoms, prevention and treatment.
Title: Murray Valley encephalitis
Summary: A guide to Murray Valley encephalitis (MVE), a serious mosquito borne disease, usually occurring in remote north western Australia.
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: Parvovirus B19 and Fifth disease
Summary: Information about parvovirus B19, a common virus causing 'fifth disease', a mild illness that is more likely to affect children.
Title: Pertussis (whooping cough)
Summary: Information about pertussis (whooping cough), a disease that can be very serious in small children, but is preventable by immunisation.
Summary: Information about psittacosis, an uncommon disease that can be passed to humans by birds. Includes causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment.
Title: Rabies and Bat Lyssavirus infection
Summary: A guide to rabies and bay lyssavirus infection, serious diseases transmitted by bites and scratches from infected animals. Includes information on prevention.
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: Ross River fever
Summary: A guide to Ross River fever, a disease spread by mosquitoes which causes flu-like symptoms.
Title: Safe retrieval and disposal of needles and syringes
Summary: This resource provides information on how to dispose of needle and syringes safely and what to do in case of a needle stick injury.
Title: Salmonellosis guide
Summary: A guide to the foodborne disease, salmonellosis, including symptoms and prevention with good hygiene.
Summary: A guide to shigellosis, an infection caused by the Shigella bacteria, resulting in symptoms like diarrhoea, fever, nausea and stomach cramps. Inlucdes information on prevention and treatment.
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: 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 gastroenteritis
Summary: Information on viral gastroenteritis, including how infections is spread, prevention, symptoms and treatment.
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.
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.
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