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Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers

Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers Fact Sheet What are viral hemorrhagic fevers? Viral hemorrhagic fevers (VHFs) refer to a group of illnesses that are caused by several distinct families of viruses.

DOSING GUIDELINES - Fever/Pain Every 4 hours; no more than 5 ...

Use Little Fevers® CHILDREN’S Fever/Pain Reliever Use Little Fevers® CHILDREN’S Fever/Pain Reliever DOSING FREQUENCY Read and follow the label instructions on all Little Remedies® products.

Treating and Reducing a Fever

To give a sponge bath, fill a bathtub or basin with about two inches of lukewarm water - between 85° to 90°F (29° to 32°C) - and wet the sick person's skin with a sponge or washcloth. Do not add ice, ice water or rubbing alcohol to the water because these things do not help reduce fevers and can ...

Tropical Fevers: C. Important human parasitic fevers of the ...

IMPORTANT PARASITIC FEVERS OF THE TROPICS 5c.1 CHAPTER 5 Tropical Fevers: C. Important human parasitic fevers of the tropics David N. Dürrheim 1. INTRODUCTION Fever, an elevation of body temperature above the normal daily variation resulting from an alteration of the hypothalamic set-point by ...

VIRAL HEMORRHAGIC FEVERS Bioterrorism Agent Profiles for ...

VIRAL HEMORRHAGIC FEVERS Bioterrorism Agent Profiles for Health Care Workers Causative Agent: Arenaviridae - Junin virus (Argentine hemorrhagic fever), Machupo virus (Bolivian hemorrhagic fever), Guanarito virus (Venezuelan hemorrhagic fever), Sabia virus (Brazillian hemorrhagic fever), Lassa ...

Fever

While all children get fevers, only 4% develop a brief convulsion from the fever. Since this type of seizure is generally harmless, it is not worth worrying about excessively.

Recurrent fever in children

RECURRENT FEVERS OCCURRING AT IRREGULAR INTERVALS The differential diagnosis of recurrent fevers occurring at irregular intervals is much larger than that for fevers occurring at regular intervals ( Table 1 ).

Tropical Fevers: Part A. Viral, bacterial, and fungal

TROPICAL FEVERS: PART A. BACTERIAL, VIRAL, AND FUNGAL 5A.1 CHAPTER 5 Tropical Fevers: Part A. Viral, bacterial, and fungal John Frean and Lucille Blumberg 1.

FEVER

Range of fevers • 100-102 degrees Low-grade fevers are beneficial. Try to keep the fever is this range. • 102-104 degrees Moderate-grade fevers are beneficial. • > 104 degrees High fevers cause discomfort, but are harmless. • > 105 degrees Risk of bacterial infections increased with ...

Infection Control for Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers

C. J. Peters, M.D., Chief Special Pathogens Branch Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases National Center for Infectious Diseases Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guenael Rodier, M.D., Chief Epidemiological Surveillance and Epidemic Response Division of Emerging and Other ...