• Acquire there ingestion of foods or water infected by virus
  • an infected food handlers ca spread the disease
  • acquired through eating of shellfish from sewage contaminated sea shore
  • contaminated drinking water
  • sexual contact with infected person
  • blood transfusion
Signs and Symptoms:
  • asymptomatic at the early stage
  • fatigue, anorexia nausea and vomiting, body weakness, loss of appetite
  • jaundice, amber clay colored stool, pain in the right upper quadrant
Nursing Management:
  • bed rest
  • frequent feeding or anorexia to meet the nutritional need of the body
  • offered attractive food for loss of appetite and for nausea
  • maintain good diet
  • iv fluids as per the doctors advised

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