Doctor Tudor Ciuhodaru warns himself of increasing the number of cases of acute respiratory infection, which is 10% higher than the same period last year! And flu cases grow in Romania!
"There are already 4 cases of clinical flu in the last week and 3 cases of influenza AH1 have been confirmed." The number of acute respiratory infections increased by 2.8% from the previous week and is fast approaching 100,000 (nearly 10% same week of 2017), "draws Tudor Ciuhodaru's attention to the Facebook page.
The doctor insists on the disease prevention rules!
How do we protect ourselves – 4 simple rules
1 Avoid contact with sick people: Avoid crowds (public transport, public areas) where there is an increased risk of getting in touch with an infected person, stay away from people who have hurt or snoop, do not visit or go to collections, especially school, sick.
Do not take your child to collectivity if you experience fever, chills, cough, abnormal nasal secretions.
The patient will be isolated from the rest of the family in a separate, airy room with an average temperature of 22-24 degrees.
2. Observe general and individual hygiene rules: use handkerchiefs and handwash, put your hands in your mouth when you cough or sneeze, avoiding infection by touching your eyes or mouth with your hands, daily ventilating your homes or offices while maintaining a temperature of 18-22 degrees as well as the hygiene of spaces and surfaces. Wash your hands with water and soap as often as possible, washing should last at least 20 seconds, insisting on folds and interfaith spaces, then dry your hands with paper towels or warm air or if you are not near the water you can use, less efficiently, an alcohol-based disinfectant.
3. Avoid heat strain: appropriate clothing, warm liquids, avoiding breakfast and night when it is very cold, alternating rest in heated areas such as pubs and shops.
4. Observe an appropriate diet: based on fresh fruits and vegetables, high in vitamins, quitting smoking, avoiding alcohol consumption, observing the rest of the program.
1. Transmission from one person to another is easily done by air (speech, coughing, sneezing) or by direct or indirect contact with respiratory secretions in their hands or on contaminated surfaces
2. The most exposed are over 65, children under 5, pregnant, immunodeficiency, patients with chronic respiratory or cardiovascular disease.
3. Avoid self-medication. Any treatment, including vaccination, should be done only on the recommendation of family doctors or specialists.
4. Discreet antibiotic treatment is not only inadequate but also potentially dangerous! It may lead to selection of resistant microbes, aggravation of underlying conditions or multiple undesirable side effects.
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