Initial symptoms of polio include fever, fatigue, headache, vomiting, stiffness in the neck, and pain in the limbs. In a small proportion of cases, the disease causes paralysis, which is often permanent. Polio can only be prevented by immunization.
- Imbalanced Nutrition: Less Than Body Requirements related to anorexia, nausea and vomiting
- Ineffective Thermoregulation related to the infection process
- Ineffective Airway Clearance related to muscle paralysis
- Ineffective Breathing Pattern related to muscle paralysis
- Acute pain related to the infection that attacks the nerve
- Impaired physical mobility related to paralysis
- Anxiety: in children and families related to disease conditions.