• symptoms
  • Fifty-six mothers of premature infants who participated in a study to reduce symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) completed the Brief COPE, a self-report inventory of coping mechanisms, the Stanford Acute Stress Reaction Questionnaire to assess acute stress disorder (ASD) and the Davidson Trauma Scale to assess PTSD. (stanford.edu)
  • The signs and symptoms of pneumonia vary from mild to severe. (medicap.com)
  • On admission a standard chart was used to record the demographic and clinical information of the patients including age, sex, exposure history, occupation, symptoms, physical findings, and initial chest radiographic presentation. (bmj.com)
  • More severe signs and symptoms in children may include blue-tinged skin, unwillingness to drink, convulsions, ongoing vomiting, extremes of temperature, or a decreased level of consciousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • bacteria
  • There are no normally resident bacteria or viruses (unlike the upper respiratory system and parts of the gastrointestinal system, where bacteria dwell even in a healthy state). (thefreedictionary.com)
  • include
  • Other initial treatments may include correction of electrolyte levels and chest physiotherapy (to assist in drainage of secretions). (medscape.com)
  • Signs of established sepsis include confusion, metabolic acidosis (which may be accompanied by faster breathing and lead to a respiratory alkalosis), low blood pressure due to decreased systemic vascular resistance, higher cardiac output, and dysfunctions of blood coagulation (where clotting may lead to organ failure). (wikipedia.org)
  • oxygen
  • Oxygen (Venturi mask 40%) was delivered to the patient, and a chest X-ray and computed tomography of the lungs were performed ( Figures 1 and 2 ). (scielo.br)
  • The main function of the respiratory system is to provide oxygen, the most important energy source for the body's cells. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • failure
  • The patient developed respiratory failure the next day and was admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) for ventilator support. (hkmj.org)
  • episodes
  • Family physicians play a crucial role in instituting evidence-based preventive care strategies, initiating timely treatment of acute illness, recognizing life-threatening episodes, and providing a medical home for multidisciplinary management. (aafp.org)
  • disease
  • Plasmodium vivax is endemic in many countries of Asia and South America, and it usually presents as a benign febrile acute disease. (scielo.br)