Thursday, October 29, 2015

Company Nurse Experience: What are the commonly encountered incidence / cases in a company setting?

Company Nurse Experience: What are the commonly encountered incidence / cases in a company setting?

Company Nurse Experience:
What are the commonly encountered incidence / cases in a company setting?



by: Arlene Gentallan

These are the diseases / cases I usually encounter on my duty as a company nurse:

   

    • Allergy (skin rashes and urticaria)

    • Allergic rhinitis

    • Asthma

    • Cold / flu

    • Conjunctivitis / pink eye

    • Cough (dry/ productive)

    • Diarrhea

    • Dizziness

    • Dysmenorrhea

    • Fever / chills

    • Insect Bite

    • Headache

    • Horseness / loss of voice

    • Hyperacidity

    • Hypertension

    • Pain:
       - Muscle pain
       - Abdominal pain
       - Stomach pain
       - Toothache
       - Back pain
       - Ear pain

    • Migraine

    • Mouthsore

    • Nausea and vomiting

    • Sprain

    • Strain

    • Stiffneck

    • Sorethroat

    • Tonsillitis

    • Vertigo

    • Wound / bruise



What are the least encountered but potentially serious incidence?

    • Anaphylaxis

    • Appendicitis

    • Epistaxis

    • Gallstone

    • Myocardial infarction (MI) / Heart atttack

    • Stroke / Cerebrovascular Accident (CVA)

    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)



Communicable diseases:

    • Conjunctivitis

    • Chickenpox

    • Measles

    • Mumps

    Note: These are based from my experience as a company nurse. Reported cases may vary on your institution.