Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Student Scholarship

Date Written

7-2017

Document Type

Project

Course Number

NURS 5330

Course Name

Advanced Pathophysiology

Professor’s Name

Dr. Chovan

Keywords

Kingella Kingae, daycare infections, septic arthritis, osteomyelitis, bacteremia

Subject Categories

Medicine and Health Sciences | Nursing | Public Health

Abstract

In today’s Western countries, families are more likely than those of past decades to include two full-time working parents. This has led to an increase in he number of children attending daycare or some form of childcare outside the home. It is known that close quarters or semi-confined setting increase the risk of certain infections. Out of these infections, an emerging pediatric pathogen, that has also shown some prevalence in adults, is Kingella kingae.

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