Pediatric Nursing

Dehydration in children

Types, Symptoms and Management of Dehydration in Children

Definition of Dehydration in Children: Dehydration is defined as excessive loss of body water. In physiology, dehydration is a deficit of total body water with an accompanying disruption of metabolic processes. Classification or Types of Dehydration in Children: It includes- No signs of dehydration, Some dehydration, Severe dehydration. Assessment Strategy or Sign and Symptoms of …

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Malnutrition in children

Types, Causes and Prevention of Malnutrition in Children

Definition of Malnutrition in Children: Malnutrition is an impairment of health resulting from a deficiency, excess or imbalance of nutrients. It includes under nutrition, which refers to a deficiency of calories and /or one or more essential nutrients and over nutrition which is an excess of one or more nutrients and usually of calories. It …

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Vitamin C and D deficiency

Water Soluble Vitamin Deficiency Disorder | Vitamin C and D Deficiency Prevention

Vitamin C and D Deficiency: Symptoms, Effects and Prevention Water Soluble Vitamin Deficiency Disorders: 1. Vitamin B complex: a. Vitamin B1 (thiamine): Deficiency disorder: Beriberi b. Vitamin B2 (riboflavin): Deficiency disorder: Oral ulcer c. Vitamin B3; (niacin): Deficiency disorder: Pellagra, it means rough skin d. Vitamin B5 (pantothanic acid): Deficiency disorder: Fatty liver e. Vitamin …

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Rickets in child

Types, Symptoms, Treatment and Management of Rickets in Child

Definition of Rickets in Child: Rickets is a disorder of growing due to deficiency of vitamin D in which there is failure of mineralization of the epiphyseal growth plate, newly formed bony matrix (osteoid). Classification or Types of Rickets in Child: 1. Nutritional rickets: Lack of vitamin D, Other factors: Decreased exposure to the sun …

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Anaemia or Anemia

Types, Causes, Symptoms and Prevention of Anaemia or Anemia

Definition of Nutritional Anaemia or Anemia: The qualitative and quantitative deficiency of red blood cell is called anaemia. Anaemia due to mineral and vitamin deficiency is called nutritional anaemia. Nutritional anaemia is moderate to serve public health problem in Bangladesh. Anaemia refers to a state in which the level of haemoglobin in the blood is …

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Vitamin A deficiency in children

Fat Soluble Vitamin Deficiency Disorder | Vitamin A Deficiency in Children

Vitamin A Deficiency: Disease List, Causes and Prevention Fat Soluble Vitamin Deficiency Disorders: 1. Vitamin A Deficiency Disorders: a. Ocular change: Night blindness, Conjunctival xerosis, Bitotos spot, Corneal xerosis, Corneal scar, Corneal ulceration/Keratommalacia involving less than 1/3 of the corneal surface. Corneal ulceration/Keratommalacia involving more than 1/3 of the corneal surface. Xerophthalmic fundi (White retinal …

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dengue haemorrhagic fever

Complications and Management of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever

Definition of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF): According to WHO, dengue hemorrhagic fever is defined as “a dengue like illness with thrombocytopenia (100 x 10˄9/L) and a hemoconcentration (hematocrit elevated by 20%). It is a much more severe disease than classical dengue fever, with a fatality rate that approaches 10%. Management of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF): …

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Dengue haemorrhagic fever symptoms

Symptoms and Complication of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF)

Definition of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF): According to WHO, dengue hemorrhagic fever is defined as “a dengue like illness with thrombocytopenia (100 x 10˄9/L) and a hemoconcentration (hematocrit elevated by 20%). It is a much more severe disease than classical dengue fever, with a fatality rate that approaches 10%. Characteristics of Dengue Haemorrhagic Fever (DHF): …

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Dengue fever virus

Dengue Fever Complication and Prevention | Dengue Virus Types and Characteristics

Dengue Fever Virus: Complication, Prevention, Types, Characteristics Definition of Dengue Fever: Dengue is a mosquito born infection which is caused by dengue virus. it is a viral fever caused by dengue virus. Dengue fever is an acute mosquito-borne viral illness of sudden onset with headache, fever, prostration, severe joint and muscle pain, swollen glands (lymphadenopathy), …

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Nursing management of pain in children

Methods and Nursing Management of Pain in Children

Methods and Nursing Management of Pain in Children Nursing Management of Pain in Children: Nurses are essential in pain diagnoses and treatment in all health care settings. They are closest to the patients and their families and provide constant emotional, spiritual and personal support. They have important role in assessing and monitoring pain management. Methods …

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