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Elizabeth Aranda- Andrés Coronado

1102 JM

Achieving good health is a task full of ethical duties to society and health educational institutions. A disease that is prevalent in the school environment is called gastroenteritis. Pay close attention to your child when you start having stomach pains. ¿What is Gastroenteritis? It refers to inflammation of the stomach and Intestines following a virus and sometimes It is called "stomach flu". infection Can lead to diarrhea and vomiting.

¿What are the causes of this disease? Viral gastroenteritis is a major cause of severe diarrhea in both adults and children and many types of viruses can cause. The most common are:

¿What are symptoms? Symptoms usually appear within 4 to 48 hours after contact with contaminated food or water and include: - Abdominal pain -Diarrhea -Nausea and vomiting

• Norovirus (or Norwalk-like virus) is common among school-age children. It can also cause outbreaks in hospitals and cruise ships. • Rotavirus is the leading cause of severe gastroenteritis in children. It can also infect adults exposed to children with HIV and people living in nursing homes. • The astrovirus. • The enteric adenovirus.


Elizabeth Aranda- Andrés Coronado

1102 JM

The doctor will look for signs of dehydration, such as: • Dry mouth or sticky • Lethargic or comatose (severe dehydration) • Hypotension • Absence or low urine output, concentrated urine appears dark yellow • Soft spots (fontanelles) markedly sunken at the top of the head of a baby • Lack of tears • Sunken eyes

Treatments 1. Wash hands after using the toilet and before eating. 2. Do not consume food in unhygienic places. 3. Preventing the proliferation of harmful insects such as flies and cockroaches in the cupboards of food. 4. Take only boiled or sterilized properly. 5. Adequately cover landfills. 6. Wash with water and vinegar or household bleach to disinfect special foods to be eaten raw (vegetables, fruits, vegetables, or other groceries).

school health  

exposed a disease (gastroenteritis), explains what it is, its causes and disclosed the proper treatment