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Measles Virus

Causative agent: measles virus. Signs and symptoms The onset of measles is marked by fever followed by the “three C’s” – coryza, conjunctivitis and cough. These signs will peak at about 3 to 4 days around the time the rash appears. The rash starts on the face and progresses to the feet over 3 days

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD)

Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) is a viral infection caused by a group of enteroviruses and is most commonly caused by the Coxsackie virus. Signs and symptoms  Fever Sorethroat Rash (flat or raised spots) or small blisters on palms of hands, soles of feet, or buttocks. Mouth ulcers on the inside of the mouth

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Ng Teng Fong General Hospital is on track to open in December 20 Jan 2014

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, a 700-bed acute hospital, will be twinned with a 400-bed community hospital to provide holistic integrated care. Slated to open from 2014, these two hospitals will be an integral part of the Jurong Lakeside District Masterplan, with easy access to public transport services (Jurong East MRT Station, Jurong East Bus

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Things That Cause the Elderly to Fall (Falls Among Older Adults)

Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls.1 Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. How Serious is the problem? The risk of falling increases with age and is greater for women than for men. One

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Top 7 barriers to implementing patient safety system

Competing priorities for scarce resources in a system where patient safety is not considered a top priority. Lack of resources: inadequate staffing and work overloads. Availability and cost of patient safety technology. Resistance to change (the assumption that providers are already providing safe care). Culture of blame (current healthcare culture is punitive in nature). Lack

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List of Hospitals and Institutions

The following is a list of hospitals and medical institutions in Singapore. It is classified according to the following categories: General Hospitals – provide acute tertiary healthcare, with comprehensive medical facilities, in-house specialists and allied support services. Specialist Hospitals and Institutions – provide specialist treatment and healthcare. These include medical centres housing independent specialist clinics

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Searching for Child Care Centre in Singapore?

The following site allows you to search for a Child Care Centre in Singapore by: Street Name Location Operating Hour, From  To Extended Operating Hour Types of Service Service Programme Type Fee Range (S$) Age, Year, Month Provision of transportation Services:Yes/No ICCP Programme Enrichment Programme: Child Care Centre/ Children Member of Public Type of Menu

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Using Alcohol-based Hand Rubs Vs Hand Washing

The use of alcohol-based hand-rub products (eg, liquid, gel, or foam hand sanitizers) does not substitute for hand washing in the group care setting. Hand washing is required to remove visible soil. Alcohol-based hand rubs should be limited to instances in which no sink is available. These products require an alcohol content of 60% or

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EXCLUSIVE: California pre-schoolers tracked with RFID devices as part of federal stimulus grant for Head Start On August 31, 2010, in Technology, by Rusty Ray

This is a general monitoring screen that staff and administrators using RFID technology would see on their personal computers. C Square – Advanced Safety Enhancement Solution for Child Care Centers, provided by One Solution Technology, Inc. PHOTO CREDIT: Contra Costa County Employment & Human Services IT Department About two hundred and forty pre-schoolers in Contra

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Child Safety – KiddyKoral provides safety for children at day care centers and kindergartens

By Mark Cowley, Infotronics International Inc. At Mount Zion Lutheran School in Boulder, Colorado, security has gone high tech. “People want security for their children,” said Mark Cowley, President of Boulder-based, Infotronics International. “They want to know that they are in a safe environment.” Mark Cowley is the parent of two Mount Zion students. The

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