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China - Seasonal flu: Respiratory infections up in hospitals, mostly children, wards and corridors full - Heihe City, Heilongjiang province - January 15, 2020

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  • China - Seasonal flu: Respiratory infections up in hospitals, mostly children, wards and corridors full - Heihe City, Heilongjiang province - January 15, 2020

    Major hospitals: go all out experts remind: do prevention
    //heihe.dbw.cn  2020-01-15 11:06:05
    Winter is the high season for respiratory infectious diseases such as flu in our city——

    Major hospitals: go all out experts remind: do prevention

      Since winter, the city has entered a season of high incidence of respiratory infectious diseases such as seasonal flu, and most of the infected people are children. The reporter recently saw in the pediatric clinic of the First People's Hospital of Heihe City that the corridor was full of "small patients" waiting to be seen. The daily admissions of pediatric clinics increased from more than 70 to 200. The pediatric ward was full and the corridor was full. There are additional beds. What are the symptoms and transmission of this respiratory infection? What countermeasures do major hospitals take? How to prevent it? The reporter interviewed the relevant staff of our hospital.

    Manifest symptoms

      What are the symptoms of this respiratory infection? Yang Shujin, director of the Department of Pediatrics and Chief Physician of the First People's Hospital of the City, said that most of the flu manifests as high fever, headache, sore throat, runny nose, sneezing, cough and other symptoms. It is mainly high fever and the body temperature can reach 39 C to 41 C. Many people have Febrile convulsions due to fever can severely cause life-threatening severe pneumonia and even acute necrotizing encephalitis. Influenza viruses are transmitted through air droplets and are more easily transmitted in densely populated places such as kindergartens and schools.

    Go all out

      In order to respond to respiratory infectious diseases, the major hospitals in our city go all out. The City's First People's Hospital has added modern and convenient services such as self-service registration machines and scan code payment, which shortens the time for queuing and payment, increases the staff at the information desk, guides children to seek treatment, and maintains the order of treatment. Scientifically implement graded diagnosis and treatment, rationally divert patients, and improve diagnosis and treatment efficiency. Ample reserves of flu medicines and reagents are reserved in advance. Pediatric medical staff give up weekend breaks, all staff are on duty, all clinics are open, extended outpatient hours, doctors and nurses work overtime to ensure that children receive timely and effective treatment. The city's traditional Chinese medicine hospital increased the traditional Chinese medicine auxiliary treatment program, strengthened the children's physique, and introduced the flu prevention and control knowledge to the public through the hospital website and WeChat public account. The Second People's Hospital of the city increased the number of beds in the pediatric ward, and made a good purchase reserve of anti-influenza virus drugs to ensure timely and sufficient drug demand.


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