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China - Pediatric flu " blow out" at a hospital - 23.8% over last year - Jiangxi province - February 1, 2019

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  • China - Pediatric flu " blow out" at a hospital - 23.8% over last year - Jiangxi province - February 1, 2019

    Flu raging, Jiangzhong Second Affiliated Hospital in action

    At 17:06 on February 1, 2019 Sina Aspect of Jiangxi Mobile News
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    Jiangbao client news: Recently, the flu has raided many families, especially children, with the "blowout" trend! The pediatric outpatient waiting area on the third floor of the Second Affiliated Hospital of Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (hereinafter referred to as Jiangzhong Second Affiliated Hospital) is full of anxiously waiting parents and crying children. The registration, medicine taking and inspection windows are all queued.
    "The pediatrics in our inpatient department are full of beds every day. There are extra beds in each ward. Even the outside corridors have beds. The patients are too many." The pediatric nurse in the inpatient department said, "These days are really tired, how many A nurse who can't afford to eat but still insists on being on the job is afraid that the manpower is not enough to affect the child's condition."
    It is understood that in order to ensure the normal operation of the work in a special period, the parent of the pediatric head nurse's parent will be replaced by a colleague as a temporary mother. The doctor is ill and insists on taking the disease and going to work late, and will continue to escort critically ill children. Transfer to specialist hospital treatment....... In the face of the flu pandemic, the medical staff of the Second Affiliated Hospital of Jiangzhong withstood strong pressure, and all the patient-centered service concept was carried forward without fear of suffering, not afraid of tiredness, and continuous "combat". Work style, go all out to fight the flu.
    Pediatric pediatric corridor filled with beds
    According to statistics, the number of paediatrics in January has been ?high?. As of January 28, the number of discharged patients increased by 49.2% from the previous month, an increase of 34.3% compared with the same period of last year. The number of outpatient visits in the inpatient department increased by 23.8%. Director of the pediatrics Zhang Qizhi said: "The flu is coming rapidly. The child's own immune system is still in the stage of development and maturity. The children are in densely populated places in kindergartens and schools, so it is easier to spread infections in the crowd. This month, every day. There are hundreds of children who come to see the doctor. Some residents have not returned home for several days and live in the hospital."
    According to Director Zhang, "The child has a common cold, the condition is generally mild, the systemic symptoms are relatively light, most of them do not need medication, and they heal themselves in a week or so. The flu is different, because it is a group disease that can cause locality. Popular, rapid spread of the majority of the disease is heavier, need medication to be good. The systemic symptoms of the flu are obvious, generally manifested as sudden high fever, high fever for 3-5 days, systemic symptoms of headache, body aches, fatigue, even even It can cause complications such as pneumonia and meningitis."
    Director Zhang reminded, "In this period of high flu, parents should pay attention to ensuring that children have enough sleep, exercise their physical fitness, give time for rest and play, and do not put too much pressure on children, thus enhancing their resistance and immunity. Try to keep your baby from getting in a confined space, contact crowded people, and pay attention to ventilation at home. If you are sick at home, try to stay away from your baby. Every time you cough and sneeze, pay attention to your mouth and wash your hands every time."

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