Diptheria, Poliomyelitis

Diptheria, Poliomyelitis - Childhood Diseases! Whom Are...

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Childhood Diseases! Whom Are You Kidding Childhood Diseases! Whom Are Childhood Diseases! Whom Are You Kidding You Kidding Diphtheria Poliomyelitis
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Childhood Diseases! Whom Are You Kidding Diphtheria Diphtheria
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Childhood Diseases! Whom Are You Kidding The history of the Iditarod The history of the Iditarod The Iditarod Trail takes its name from the Athabascan Indian village near the site of a 1908 gold discovery The trail was officially surveyed by the U.S. Army's Alaska Road Commission in 1908 and dubbed the Seward to Nome Mail Trail It was heavily used until 1924 when the airplane came into common use In 1925, the dog team and driver recaptured the attention of the Nation in a dramatic episode of courage and stamina. A diphtheria epidemic threatened the town of Nome, which was low on serum to inoculate the community. Plans to send the serum by airplane were thwarted by weather. Instead, a relay of dog teams was dispatched from the town of Nenana to carry the serum down the Tanana and Yukon rivers to the Iditarod Trail. Twenty mushers carried the serum 674 miles in 127 hours. The mushers and dog teams became heroes. President Coolidge sent medals, and lead dogs of the teams were immortalized in statues across the country. The era of the sled dog and the Iditarod Trail went out in a blaze of glory The Iditarod Trail was forgotten for more than forty years until the 1960s when interest in sled dog racing was renewed. In 1967, the first Iditarod race was staged
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Childhood Diseases! Whom Are You Kidding Iditarod Race Iditarod Race
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Childhood Diseases! Whom Are You Kidding Human Diphtheria Human Diphtheria An upper respiratory tract illness characterized by sore throat, low-grade fever, and an adherent membrane of the tonsil(s), pharynx, and/or nose Diphtheria involves both local and systemic pathology.
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Childhood Diseases! Whom Are You Kidding Diphtheria Lesions Diphtheria Lesions Child has "bullneck diphtheria“ Diphtheria skin lesion on the neck
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Childhood Diseases! Whom Are You Kidding Diphtheria Lesions Diphtheria Lesions A local lesion develops in the upper respiratory tract. The mucosa is damaged by a toxin produced by the bacterium C orynebacterium diphtheriae , which causes diphtheria Bacterial toxin cause degenerative changes in the heart, muscle, peripheral nerves, adrenals, kidneys, liver and spleen
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Childhood Diseases! Whom Are You Kidding Diphtheria symptoms ranged from a severe sore throat to suffocation by the formation of a 'false membrane' over the larynx Between 1880 and 1887, Joseph O'Dwyer devised a series of tubes to be inserted into the larnyx and thus maintain air supply until the crisis period of the illness passed O'Dwyer's intubation tubes were not foolproof, nor simple to use, but desperate doctors and parents grasped this innovation as a precious last resort The American medical community hailed O'Dwyer, a Cleveland native, as the medical savior of thousands of children in the United States
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