What You Must Know About Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (URTI) Here are some facts about URTI. What is an upper respiratory tract infection? A URTI is an infection of your upper respiratory tract. This includes your throat, nose, pharynx, larynx, sinuses, and trachea (windpipe). This upper portion of your airway is susceptible to many bacterial
The single best way to prevent seasonal flu is to get vaccinated each year, but good health habits like covering your cough and washing your hands often can help stop the spread of germs and prevent respiratory illnesses like the flu. There also are flu antiviral drugs that can be used to treat and prevent
Coronaviruses cause diseases in mammals and birds that include diarrhea in cows and pigs, upper respiratory disease in chickens and rare, but potentially lethal, human respiratory infections although these are often mild. There are no vaccines or antiviral drugs that are approved for prevention or treatment. (CDC 2019) There is a new strain of Coronavirus
You can help prevent the flu, and the spread of the flu, by getting a yearly flu shot. Exceptional Emergency Center stocks each season’s flu vaccine every fall to help patients protect themselves as soon as possible. Signs You Should Go to the ER Right Away It can be hard to tell whether or not
You can help prevent the flu, and the spread of the flu, by getting a yearly flu shot. Exceptional Emergency Center stocks each season’s flu vaccine every fall to help patients protect themselves as soon as possible. What is the Flu? Influenza – the flu – is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by a
NEW STUDY FINDS PATIENT SATISFACTION IS HIGHER AT FREESTANDING EMERGENCY CENTERS Austin, TX— A new study published in the prestigious American Journal of Emergency Medicine found patient satisfaction is higher at Freestanding Emergency Centers (FECs) than at Hospital-Based Emergency Departments (HBEDs). The study collected data in the following four areas: a. physician courtesy; b.