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Cholera: its treatment and prevention

Henry M"Cormac

Cholera: its treatment and prevention

by Henry M"Cormac

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Published by Northern Whig in Belfast .
Written in English


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Statementby Henry M"Cormac.
The Physical Object
Pagination8 p.
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Open LibraryOL19735005M

  Though the cause of cholera is known and its treatment is well understood and inexpensive, efforts to contain it are often stymied by politics, poor planning or poor : Laurie Garrett. Cholera is a disease caused by bacteria that produce a watery diarrhea that can rapidly lead to dehydration.; Cholera symptoms and signs include a rapid onset of copious, smelly diarrhea that resembles rice water and may lead to signs of dehydration (for example, vomiting, wrinkled skin, low blood pressure, dry mouth, rapid heart rate).; Cholera is most frequently transmitted by water sources.

A plain and practical treatise on the epidemic cholera, as it prevailed in the city of New York, in the summer of including its nature, causes, treatment and prevention, designed for popular instruction: to which is added, by way of appendix, A brie by David Meredith ReeseAuthor: Andrea Twiss-Brooks. Prevention of cholera involves antibacterial treatment of sewage, sterilization of wastes from cholera victims, water purification. – Drawn from Wikipedia, Cholera Online - An exhibit from the U.S. Library of Medicine, including urban outbreaks, social commentary, maps of pandemics and much more.

Cholera, its causes, non-contagiousness, prevention, and treatment: showing the effect of electricity on the animal economy, as productive of epidemics generally Author(s): MacCormack, M. J. Compile data daily from the treatment centres and describe the outbreak in terms of who is affected, where the outbreak is located and its evolution to guide control measures. Share reports with the cholera coordination committee and with relevant sectors (such as WaSH, case management, social mobilization) to target actions.


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Hammad S. N’cho, Karen K. Wong, Eric D. Mintz. INFECTIOUS AGENT. Cholera is an acute bacterial intestinal infection caused by toxigenic Vibrio cholerae O-group 1 or O-group Many other serogroups of V. cholerae, with or without the cholera toxin gene (including the nontoxigenic strains of the O1 and O serogroups), can cause a choleralike illness.

Cholera was prevalent in the U.S. in the s, before modern water and sewage treatment systems eliminated its spread by contaminated water. Only about 10 cases of cholera are reported each year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website.

Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website. Bycholera had spread to Thailand, Indonesia (killingpeople on the island of Java alone) and the Philippines.

From Thailand and. Cholera, an acute infection of the small intestine caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae and characterized by extreme diarrhea with rapid and severe depletion of body fluids and salts.

In the past two centuries, seven pandemics of cholera have carried the disease to countries around the world. Links with this icon indicate that you are leaving the CDC website.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cannot attest to the accuracy of a non-federal website. Linking to a non-federal website does not constitute an endorsement by CDC or any of its employees of the sponsors or the information and products presented on the website.

Cholera is an infection of the small intestine by some strains of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. Symptoms may range from none, to mild, to severe.

The classic symptom is large amounts of watery diarrhea that lasts a few days. Vomiting and muscle cramps may also occur. Diarrhea can be so severe that it leads within hours to severe dehydration and electrolyte cations: Dehydration, electrolyte imbalance.

Cholera: Its Origin, History, Causation, Symptoms, Lesions, Prevention, and Treatment [Alfred Stillé] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Zimbabwe Cholera control guidelines 3rd edition 9 prevention and control. These guidelines will provide standards for prevention and control of cholera. Cholera Cholera is an acute bacterial enteric disease characterized by sudden onset of profuse watery stool with or without vomiting; in untreated cases it may lead to rapid dehydration,File Size: 1MB.

Cholera inflicts a heavy economic burden in its endemic settings due to its rapid spread and ability to cause large epidemics –. Since the first reported epidemic in the 19 th century on the Indian subcontinent, cholera has spread to all inhabited continents and has become endemic in Africa, South and East Asia [4] – [5].Cited by: Cholera, its nature, symptoms, history, cause and prevention [electronic resource]: with an outline review of the germ theory of disease one of the Sommerville course of lectures (extended) provided for by the Natural History Society of Montreal, delivered on April 9, / (Montreal: R.

Miller, Son, ), by J. McConnell and Natural. Cholera comes from the Greek word kholē. Transmission of cholera usually occurs through the fecal-oral route because of contaminated food or water caused by poor sanitation. The first cholera pandemic began in in India and eventually spread by trade routes infecting China, Europe, North American, and the remainder of the world.

Cholera is a bacterial disease that causes diarrhea and severe dehydration. It is easy to treat but yet is responsible for more thandeaths a year.

People usually contract the Author: Sy Kraft. Background. Vibrio cholerae is a highly motile Gram-negative bacterium which is responsible for 3 million cases of diarrhoeal illness and up todeaths per year, with an increasing burden documented over the past decade.

Current WHO guidelines for the treatment of paediatric cholera infection (tetracycline mg/kg four times daily for 3 days) are based on data which are Cited by: 5. The pathology and treatment of cholera: with an appendix, (New Orleans, Printed at Spencer & Middletons's "Magic press" office, ), by Samuel Adolphus Cartwright (page images at HathiTrust) Cholera; preparation for its prevention and cure.

(Boston. Cholera is an important public health problem, causing substantial morbidity and mortality especially in the developing countries. It is an indicator of socioeconomic problems and is a global threat to public health.

Worldwide, approximately 3–5 million cholera cases and ,–, deaths due to cholera occur annually. Cholera is transmitted by drinking water or eating food, which is Cited by: 5.

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Get this from a library. Cholera: its origin, history, causation, symptoms, lesions, prevention, and treatment. [Alfred Stillé]. COVID is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation.

Get the latest public health information from CDC: Get the latest research. characteristics of the vibrio and their implications for cholera vaccine; differential bacteriological and biochemical diagnosis and phage typing; and a variety of practical questions of prevention and treatment depending on these.

To assist public health services responsible for cholera control in endemic. Book/Printed Material Asiatic cholera: its genesis, etiological factors, clinical history, pathology and treatment.Homeopathy continued to be effective in the treatment of Epidemic Cholera.

In a Cholera Epidemic struck London. This was a historically important epidemic in that it was the first time the medical community was able to trace the outbreak to a source (a public water pump), and when the pump was closed, the epidemic soon ceased.Additional Physical Format: Print version: Rây, D.N.

(Dwarkâ Nâth). Cholera and its preventive and curative treatment. New York, A.L. Chatterton Pub. Co.,