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What Is The Hantavirus Morbidity And Mortality Rate In The Us
Hantavirus infection is acquired from exposure to urine and droppings from infected rodents. Also known as "Sin Nombre" virus, infection can lead to Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS). The symptoms are fairly non-specific (fever, aches, cough, breathing problems, etc). There is no specific treatment so focus is on supportive care. The CDC quotes a mortality rate of 38%. In 2012 there was an outbreak of Hantavirus Infection ...Read more
Should an electrophysiologist proposing an ep study b able to provide me with accurate morbidity and mortality rates with his prior ep study patients?
Given the recent news that mortality and morbidity are higher for people taking vitamins, have you changed your recommendation? What do you recommend?
Whole food vitamins: Few of us eat perfect diets grown in perfect soils containing all minerals and other nutrients required for optimal health. So most of us do need the support of vitamins. I suggest that people use products that are as close to real food as possible, with natural vitamin e, tocopherols, & trienols -- plus no more than 2500iu pre-formed vit a per day. Many whole food multis meet these criteria. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Slightly subnormal.: The lifespan and quality of life are slightly subnormal withy present treatment. Patients who are diagnosed early and maintain a strict diet can live a normal life span with normal mental development. However, recent research seems to show that neurocognitive, psychosocial, quality of life, growth, nutrition, bone pathology are slightly suboptimal. ...Read more
I have munchausen's but can't find long term treatment data or morbidity/mortality- just a lot of unknowns. I am also bipolar 2 and an opiate addict.
Understandingly : U want 2 b helped. U have 2 consult a psychiatrist for a complete face to face evaluation. You can find a lot of info on the internet on psychiatrists near u. Even if u r not covered by insurance, u may find help in ur community or by calling ur american psychiatric association district branch. Pls avoid self-medicating, thx 4 ur question & best wishes 2 u 4 finding help & rx soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does high severity in ra, 17 joints inflamd high serum rf and ccp, no remission and chronic anemia despite high therapy, lead to morbidity n mortality?
Why does the U.S. have such a high infant mortality rate? Do we have fewer doctors who specialize in pregnancy?
Yes: Mortality from hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (hie) has improved in recent years due to a variety of medical interventions, including having a skilled pediatric attendant at delivery, early recognition of hie and prompt stabilization, intensive care neonatology, and most recently hypothermia therapy. Overall, mortality rates for hie are around 20-25%. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
An epidemiologist might talk about how much disability / how much lost work time is produced by a particular illness that is epidemic or endemic. A hospital "morbidity" conference deals with sickness that has developed in patients that might not have been expected ...Read more
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