Botulism HeAth class perIod 4

How it's treated
This diseas is Treatable by a medical professional. Supportive care Mechanical ventilation and IV fluids Mechanical ventilation Using a machine to move air in and out of the lungs when a person cannot breathe on their own. IV fluids Delivering fluids, medication, or blood directly into a vein.
Medical procedure Nasogastric intubation Inserting a tube in the nose to carry food and medicine down the throat and into the stomach.
Specialists Critical care doctor Monitors and treats those in intensive care. Neurologist Treats nervous system disorders. Pediatrician Provides medical care for infants, children, and teenagers.
How it's spread

This diseas is spread threw containment of food or water.

How it effect you
Botulism is reguired a medical diagnosis. People may experience: Pain areas: in the abdomen. Gastrointestinal: constipation, nausea, or vomiting. Whole body: dizziness or fatigue. Mouth: drooling or dryness Visual: blurred vision or double. vision Eyes: dilated pupil or weak eye muscles. Facial: drooping of upper eyelid or muscle weakness. Also common: difficulty speaking, difficulty swallowing, paralysis with weak muscles, shortness of breath, slow reflexes, or urinary retention
  1. The definition of botulism is.... food poisoning caused by a bacterium (botulinum) growing on improperly sterilized canned meats and other preserved foods

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