Thursday, May 21, 2009

Swine Flu In Greewich CT!

Yes, Swine Flu again. It turns out that Swine Flu is now in our town of Greenwich CT. So I will put up a checklist here......Not that any Genome Readers would be interested, but when you google Steven Murphy......this is what shows up. So I figure that I should place a checklist here.

Temperature > 101° over last 48 hours   yes____________no__________                                                                                          

Chills (physical shivering at room temperature)      yes______ no _______                    

Headache                      yes _______ no _____             

Myalgias    yes ______ no   _____ 

Arthralgias                     yes _______ no ______     

Sore throat   yes _____no ______ 

Dry cough                     yes _______ no _____    

Productive cough   yes _____no ___ 

Nausea                         yes_______  no _____    

Diarrhea      yes ____ no____ 

CXR with infiltrate         yes _____  _ no   ____    

Family members with similar sickness   yes  ___ no ___    

Contact with patient with novel H1N1 (swine) influenza   _____________

Travel to Mexico 3/09 or later _____________________________ 

Other travel ____________________________

There you have it. If you have 2 or more of these symptoms, you should be seen and evaluated.

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1 comment:

Amanda said...

People with regular exposure to pigs are at increased risk of swine flu. More than 1100 people worldwide have died from swine flu since it emerged in Mexico and the US in April, according to the latest figures from the World.