publication . Article . 2020

Burden of Influenza in Patients visiting Emergency Department for Treatment of Influenza Like Illness at THQ Hospital Shujabad, Pakistan

Ali Siftain; Mamoona Chaudhry; Taiba Zulfiqar; Syed Ali Kaunain; Muhammad Sher Zaman;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2020
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
ABSTRACT Background: Viral infection of the respiratory tract is a common illness syndrome in humans. Human respiratory tract is infected by large number of viruses. Self-constraining infections are caused by most of them e.g. normal chilly and intense bronchitis. Seriousness of illness relies upon specific infection and furthermore on host factors. Flu influences all age gatherings; an extensive number of bleakness and mortality happens in high hazard gathering e.g. elderly patients with chronic disease. Methodology: The research was completed in Shujabad, Multan. A prospective study was conducted for a period of three months in order to define burden of flu am...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: virus diseases
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