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Pediatrics

Pediatrics

In this field study children and their diseases, paediatrics ranging from birth to adolescence.
Within her distinguished several periods: newborn (0-7 days), newborn (7-29 days), infants (infants 1-12 months of age, most infants 1-2 years), Preschool (2-5 years ), school (5-10 years), pre-adolescent (10-12 years) and adolescents (12-18 years).
In our center, and at the age of 15 may attend general medicine DR.

What do we offer?

- Monitoring and assessment of healthy children.
- Control and monitoring of the sick child.
- Continuity and-control postpartum mother and newborn.

FAQ

It makes all infants to detect metabolic problems, including a condition called phenylketonuria, which usually affects one in 10,000 babies. So manifest, both parents must be carriers of the disease. If not detected and untreated, causes mental retardation. The child will take two blood samples, one to 24 hours of birth and again a week or so.

It is an infection that affects the baby's mouth and is caused by a fungus that lives in the mouth, intestines and vagina. This fungus can reach the small mouth during or after childbirth, through poorly washed hands or chupos not sterilized. It manifests with small white spots that spread inside the cheeks, palate, tongue and even throat. Though not serious, it is very uncomfortable for the child to eat because it hurts. Make sure that your food is not hot and give fluids, but not orange juice. You must exercise extreme care and take him to the pediatrician prescribed a gel or cream that soothes fungus and then disappeared from his mouth.

In addition to being a standard of hygiene is recommended to bathe the baby every day so that you will do massage gently with your hands or with a special foam baby, and contact with water stimulates blood circulation. But if one day do the little horns, nothing happens.

You should sleep face up to a year. Cases of sudden death have been related to the fact sleep with blankets down and preventing perspiration of the head.

According to research by the International League of milk can be preserved frozen at -20 ° C for six months. The container should be hard plastic, sterile and dated freezing. Do not mix milk from different extractions. To defrost put the bowl under running hot water, never boil or refrozen.

If more than 38°C, you must give a fever reducer. If 30 minutes is not working, banal: checks with an elbow that water is two degrees lower than the temperature of your body, put the child slowly and, once inside, add warm water to cool the bath, wets her body with sponge (no soap) and allow about 10 minutes. Once outside, do not dry at all, since your skin should maintain a degree of moisture, and leaves only the diaper.


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