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H1N1 Update October 2009. Patricia Lynn Meyer, BSN, MPH, CIC. Objectives. Discuss current status of disease Identify patients at high risk Identify symptoms of H1N1 Discuss isolation/segregation Define restriction of visitors and staff with H1N1 or exposed to H1N1. Spread is via droplets.

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H1N1 UpdateOctober 2009

Patricia Lynn Meyer, BSN, MPH, CIC


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Objectives

  • Discuss current status of disease

  • Identify patients at high risk

  • Identify symptoms of H1N1

  • Discuss isolation/segregation

  • Define restriction of visitors and staff with H1N1 or exposed to H1N1



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Current Status

  • Approximately 48,000 cases in U.S.

  • 500 adult deaths and 76 pediatric deaths with 11 pediatric deaths in week 38 (9/20-9/26)

  • 99% of influenza A are H1N1

  • Tamiflu indicated for treatment

  • H1N1 Vaccine now available





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What Should You Look For? By Age Group

Seasonal Influenza

H1N1

Temp (100 or above)

Cough

Sore Throat

Runny Nose

Extreme Tiredness

Muscle Aches

Headaches

Chill

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea

  • Temp (101 or above)

  • Cough

  • Sore Throat

  • Runny Nose

  • Extreme Tiredness

  • Muscle Aches

  • Headaches

  • Chills


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When to Call the Doctor By Age Group

Children

Adults

Difficulty breathing or trouble catching their breath

Pain or pressure in the chest or abdomen

Sudden dizziness

Severe or ongoing vomiting

Symptoms improve then return with fever and cough

  • Fast breathing or trouble breathing

  • Bluish or grey skin color

  • Not drinking enough fluids

  • Severe or ongoing vomiting

  • Not waking up or interacting

  • So irritable child does not want to be held

  • Symptoms improve then fever and cough return


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Isolation/Segregation By Age Group

  • Confine to room

  • Droplet precautions with surgical/procedure mask

  • Good hand hygiene

  • Extra cleaning/disinfection of high touch areas

  • Look for other cases

  • Keep line list

  • Notify health department


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Care of the H1N1 Resident By Age Group

  • Hydrate

  • Fever control

  • Patient safety

  • Pain medication

  • Nutrition

  • Continued assessment


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Control Measures By Age Group

  • Educate everyone

  • Good hand hygiene

  • Extra cleaning

  • Social Distancing

  • Screening for new cases


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Employee/Visitor Restriction By Age Group

  • Restrict individuals with symptoms from working or entering your building (CDC-7 days)

  • Screen visitors and staff for history of exposure and restrict from work or entry or mask

  • Educate regarding policies (written or oral communication)



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Websites Available for Monitoring a Pandemic and for By Age GroupGeneral Health Information

  • cdc.gov

  • WHO.org

  • MoDHSS.gov


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