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What are Managements for Mentally Handicapped Children?

The resources of a multidisciplinary approach are needed by mentally handicapped children and their families. What is more, the child’s motor, hearing, visual, language and social abilities should be considered as well. Together with speech therapists, play counselors, and physiotherapists, a therapeutic programme must start as early as possible, along with parents playing an active  Full Article…

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Reasons and Management of a Poisoned Child

Some thousands children are taken to hospital for cure every year. However, few children lost their lives cos of poisoning. In spite of in most situations the self-poisoning is accidental, a child might intentionally ingest a poison on occasion. What is more, children might be poisoned inadvertently by their doctors or deliberately by their parents. Many  Full Article…

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Why are Children Admitted to Medical Ward?

A  lot of family doctors work in team practices in health centers. In some centers a doctor in the group, with the  health visitors, takes regular child health clinics so that provides a preventive health service and exam every child back and fourth. In others a special clinical medical officer attends the clinic. Therefore in their daily life, they  Full Article…

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What Can We do for Obesity?

Either food is in abundance or there is a genetic component in the aetiology, all of two are easy to cause obesity. There is no doubt that obesity has become a common and serious health problem at present. Particularly, fat adults are much easy to get these ill: they have more problems with piles, skin crease ailments  Full Article…

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What are the Causes and Clinical Features of Cirrhosis in Childhood?

Children can stand cirrhosis for lots of years, sustaining adequate growth and a common lifestyle. For the management of those children with one year survival in the region of seventy to eighty percent and promising long term results, liver transplantation is a better choice at present. The degree of  liver dysfunction needs to be assessed for measures  Full Article…

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How to Deal with Poisoned Children?

Although in most conditions the self-poisoning is accidental, a child might intentionally ingest a poison on occasion. They will eat nearly anything, but pay no attention to the taste. Children possibly may be poisoned deliberately by their doctors or by their parents. While the family is under a lot of  stress, a child is  likely  Full Article…

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What are the Disadvantages of Cow Milk?

Nowadays, sterilised or pasteurised cow’s milk has been regarded as a common way to bring children up. Many children have been fed successfully on ordinary.However, there have been matters. A whey based formula with a whey is every manufacturer markets basic standard products: casein ration of sixty : forty as human milk, a casein based formula  Full Article…

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What are the Advantages of Breast Feeding?

A mother should be given every encouragement and suggested to breast feed, if she wishes. However,some women just do not like the thought of breast feeding. For instance: Some mothers feel that bottle feeding offers more freedom Others surely make sure that bottle feeding is a more certain way of  letting their baby sleeps regularly and grows  Full Article…

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Accidents and Hazards for Children

Accidents are the commonest cause of death in children over the age of a year. Road accidents are by far the most commonest cause children’ accidental death. Choking, drowning and burns too are the common children accidents Children accidents differ from those of adults. There are three main factors in each accidents: the causative agent  Full Article…

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What is tuberculosis? What are the causes, symptoms and treatment?

Tuberculosis is often shortened as TB, which is an infectious disease. It is no longer the ‘captain of the Kings of Death’ in developed countries, but still remains a major problem in many developing countries. Mycobacterium tuberculosis is spread by droplets, and primary infection may occur in the lung, skin or gut. Sensitivity to tuberculin  Full Article…

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What is scarlet fever? (causes, symptoms and treatment)

Scarlet fever results from infection with a strain of the organism which produces an erythrogenic toxin. Its incubation period is 2 to 4 days. After that the child develops tonsillitis, fever, headache and malaise. The rash develops within 12 hours of the onset and rapidly becomes generalized. It consists of a fine punctate erythema which blanches  Full Article…

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What is pertussis or whooping cough? What are the symptoms, causes and treatment?

Pertussis is caused by a prolonged respiratory illness which is particularly dangerous in infancy. The incubation period is about 7 days. After that, there is a ‘catarrhal’ stage lasting 1 to 2 weeks, during which the child is unwell, with signs of upper respiratory tract infection. Acough develops and becomes increasingly severe. Spasms of coughing  Full Article…

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What is glandular fever and what are the causes, symptoms and treatment?

Glandular fever often occurs in adolescents and young adults, but is not uncommon in children. Infection is usually sporadic, though epidemics can occur in schools or residential homes. The onset of glandular fever is usually insidious and occurs after an incubation period of 4 to 14 days. The clinical features are anorexia, malaise and fever  Full Article…

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What is rubella? (symptoms, causes and treatment)

Rubella, or German measles, is usually a mild illness, and may pass unrecognized. The incubation period is 14 to 20 days and there may be little or no fever or malaise before the appearance of the pink macular rash which lasts for about 3 days. Generalized lymphadenopathy, especially involving the suboccipital nodes. may be present. A will-be mother  Full Article…

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What are the benefits of breast feeding a baby?

The nutrients supplies to the young in early development are uniquely and sensitively adjusted to their requirements. During intrauterine life a mixture of water, salt, proteins, carbohydrates and fats, which are drawn from the maternal blood stream and processed by the placenta, enters the fetal circulation and determines the substrates that are available for growth  Full Article…

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Obesity and its treatment for your child or kid

Obesity is a common health problem. Fat parents tend to have fat children for there is a genetic component in the aetiology. Fat children tend to but not invariably become fat adults. Fat people die on average at a younger age than thin people. In particular, fat adults are more likely to develop diabetes and  Full Article…

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What are the advantages of breast feeding?

Breast feeding is beneficial to both mother and the baby. Human milk is an excellent nutrient mixture which also gives the baby some protection against infection. Its protein content is less likely to induce allergic reactions and the infant may be less at risk from unexplained sudden death. The process of breast feeding usually gives satisfaction and  Full Article…

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