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To reduce the spread of influenza

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Updated: Wednesday, Dec 02,2009, 2:55:12 PM
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• Keep the patient away from other people as far as possible (see "patients Arrangement"), especially someone who is a high risk of complications from the flu
• Remind patients to cover their cough, with soap and clean water, wash hands frequently. If soap and water can not be used, they should use alcohol-based, especially in the cough, rub *, / or sneezing
• Have each person in the family, wash hands frequently with soap and water (or alcohol rub *, such as soap and water is not available). Children may need to remind or assist in keeping hands clean
• Ask your health care provider, if the household contacts of patients, particularly those contacts, who may be pregnant or have chronic diseases, should take measures, such as oseltamivir (Tamiflu ®) or zanamivir (Lok a sense of the Qing ®), in order to prevent the flu antiviral drugs
• If you have complications from the flu high-risk groups, you should avoid close contact (within 6 feet) of family members who fall ill of influenza. If the sick people in close contact is unavoidable, consider wearing masks or gas masks, if there is and tolerance. Infants should not be to care for sick family members. For more information, please refer to the use of masks and respirators provisional recommendations
Employment patients
• from a house in another room, common areas of patients. (For example, has its own bathroom, if possible, extra bedroom.) Maintain the ward door.
Unless the • necessary medical or other necessities, one who is sick with influenza-like illness should stay at home, keep your distance from others to avoid traveling to, including at least 24 hours later, fever, and unless it is to obtain medical or other necessities. (Fever should be gone, but the use of fever reducing drugs). This is to avoid letting other people sick. Children, especially young children, it may be likely to be contagious even longer.
• If the flu were to leave home (for example, medical), should wear a mask, if any, and tolerance, and to cover their nose and mouth when you cough or sneeze
• Have the patient wear a mask - if any, and tolerance - if they need other people in the vicinity of the common areas of housing.
• If possible, sick people should use a separate bathroom. This bath should be cleaned daily with household disinfectant (see below).
Others in the family, the protection of
• people who are sick should not have more than take care of other travelers. A telephone, is relatively safe to visit.
• If possible, there is only one adult at home to take care of sick parents. Influenza caused by the increased risk of disease, people should not be appointed administrator, if possible.
• If you have complications from the flu high-risk groups, you should avoid close contact (within 6 feet) of family members who fall ill of influenza. If the sick people in close contact is unavoidable, consider wearing masks or gas masks, if there is and tolerance. For more information, please refer to the use of respirator masks and provisional recommendations.
• Avoid in pregnant women to take care of the patient. (Pregnant women, increased risk of influenza-related complications and immunity can be suppressed during pregnancy).
• Avoid sick family members of infants and high risk of influenza complications in the care of the other groups.
• Everyone in the family should use soap and clean water frequently, including their hands each time with the patient or the person's room or bathroom access.
• used for dry wash cloth or hand towel dedication of everyone in the family paper towels. For example, everyone has a different color towel.
If soap and water can not be used •, people should use the alcohol rub .*
If possible, consideration should be given to maintain good ventilation in the common area of the family • (for example, in the toilet windows, kitchen, bathroom, etc. open).
• Antiviral drugs are available for the prevention of avian flu, so, if your health care provider, check to see whether some of the family of antiviral drugs should be used.
If you are a carer
• Avoid face to face to face patient person.
• When holding a small child who is sick to carry out their chin on your shoulder, so that they do not cough in front of you.
• Clean your hands with soap and water after contact with patients or handling used tissues, or laundry. If soap and water can not be used, use of alcohol rub *
• Ask your health care provider about taking antiviral drugs to prevent influenza care.
• If you are a high risk of influenza-related complications, you should not specify the administrator, if possible.
• If you have complications from the flu high-risk groups, you should avoid close contact (within 6 feet) of family members who fall ill of influenza. Designate a person who is not related to family members who are influenza patients, primary caregivers, if at all possible complications in high-risk. If the sick people in close contact is unavoidable, consider wearing masks or gas masks, if there is and tolerance. For more information, please refer to the use of masks and respirators provisional recommendations
• monitor themselves and their family members because of flu symptoms, contact a hotline or health care providers, if the symptoms.


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