Pedes Unit 9

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Pedes Unit 9 (Immunizations)
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  1. Chickenpox
    Vaccine: varicella vaccine

    Disease spread by: air, direct contact

    Disease symptoms: rash, tiredness, headache, fever

    Disease complications: infected blisters, bleeding disorders, encephalitis (brain swelling), pneumonia (infection of the lungs)
  2. Diptheria
    Vaccine: DTaP vaccine

    Disease spread by: Air, direct contact

    Disease symptoms: sore throat, mild fever, weakness, swollen glands in neck

    Disease complications: swelling of the heart muscle, heart failure, coma, paralysis, death
  3. Hib
    Vaccine: Hib vaccine (protects against Haemophilus influenzae type b)

    Disease spread by: air, direct contact

    Disease symptoms: May be no symptoms unless bacteria enter the blood

    Disease complications: Meningitis (infection of the covering around the brain and spinal cord), mental retardation, epiglottis (life-threatening infection that can block the windpipe and lead to serious breathing problems) and pneumonia (infection in the lungs), death
  4. HepA
    Vaccine: HepA vaccine protects against hepatitis A

    Disease spread by: personal contact, contaminated food or water

    Disease symptoms: May be no symptoms, fever, headache, weakness, vomiting, jaundice (yellowing of the skin and eyes), dark urine

    Disease complications: Liver Failure
  5. Hep B
    Vaccine: Hep B vaccine protects against hepatitis B.

    Disease spread by: contact with blood or body fluids

    Disease symptoms: May be no symptoms, fever, headache, weakness, vomiting, jaundice (yellowing of skin and eyes), joint pain

    Disease complications: chronic liver infection, liver failure, liver cancer
  6. Flu
    Vaccine: Flu vaccine protects against influenza

    Disease spread by: air, direct contact

    Disease symptoms: fever, muscle pain, sore throat, cough, extreme fatigue

    Disease complications: pneumonia (infection in the lungs)
  7. Measles
    Vaccine: MMR**vaccine protects against measles

    Disease spread by: air, direct contact

    Disease symptoms: rash, fever, cough, runny nose, pinkeye

    Disease complications: encephalitis (brain swelling), pneumonia (infection in the lungs), death
  8. Mumps
    Vaccine: MMR** vaccine protects against mumps

    Disease spread by: air, direct contact

    Disease symptoms: swollen salivary glands (under the jaw), fever, headache, tiredness, muscle pain

    Disease complications: Meningitis (infection of the covering of the brain and spinal cord), encephalitis (brain swelling), inflammation of the testicles or ovaries, deafness
  9. Pertussis
    Vaccine: DTaP* vaccine protects against pertussis (whooping cough)

    Disease spread by: air, direct contact

    Disease symptoms: severe cough, runny nose, apnea (a pause in breathing in infants)

    Disease complications: Pneumonia (infection in the lungs), death
  10. Polio
    Vaccine: IPV vaccine protects against Polio

    Disease spread by: through the mouth

    Disease symptoms: may be no symptoms, sore throat, fever, nausea, headache

    Disease complications: paralysis, death
  11. Pneumococcal
    Vaccine: PCV vaccine protects against pneumococcus

    Disease spread by: air, direct contact

    Disease symptoms: may be no symptoms, pneumonia (infection in the lungs)

    Disease complications: bacteremia (blood infection), meningitis (infection of the covering around the brain and spinal cord), death
  12. Rotavirus
    Vaccine: RV vaccine protects against rotavirus

    Disease spread by: through the mouth

    Disease symptoms: diarrhea, fever, vomiting

    Disease complications: severe diarrhea, dehydration
  13. Rubella
    Vaccine: MMR** vaccine protects against rubella

    Disease spread by: air, direct contact

    Disease symptoms: children infected with rubella virus sometimes have a rash, fever, and swollen lymph nodes

    Disease complications: very serious in pregnant women--can lead to miscarriage, stillbirth, premature delivery, and birth defects
  14. Tetanus
    Vaccine: DTaP* vaccine protects against tetanus

    Disease spread by: exposure throught cuts in skin

    Disease symptoms: stiffness in neck and abdominal muscles, difficulty swallowing, muscle spasms, fever

    Disease complications: broken bones, breathing difficulty, death

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