There are many different types of non-persistent outbreaks, the most common being viral. These can be transmitted by contact with an infected person or animal and may cause fever, sore throat, vomiting, diarrhea, rash etc.
In this blog post we will explore patient engaging in non-persistent outbreaks from a nurse’s perspective and offer tips for caregivers to follow that will help them provide quality care. Non-persistent outbreaks are usually caused by a virus and can be transmitted via contact with an infected person or animal.
The most common type is the viral outbreak, which may cause fever, sore throat, vomiting, diarrhea etc. These types of infections should not normally last more than 24 hours but if they do persist then it’s likely because you’re dealing with something else like bacterial infection or other illness that needs to be addressed.