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Videx 2 Gram Pediatric Medication
No science on this: Probably not. Osgood schlatter is a condition involving a portion of the tibial growth plate at the insertion of the patellar tendon. It resolves when the growth plates close. The best cure for it is to stretch, stretch and stretch, supplemented with rest, ice and anti inflammatory medication. Save your money and don't buy it; there are no proven benefits and no evidence that is safe. ...Read more
When administrating medication through an ng tube or gastrostomy tube, how many mls of saline is used to flush for pediatric patients?
Depends: It depends on the individual doctor's office. I would talk to that pediatrician's office. They might say not on the same day. ...Read more
Pediatric with 3 months old, from two weeks ago do a creatinine test and the result was under normal limits. Today, he repeated the test but the result was upeer the limits.
The creatinine testing is for kidney function.
Assuming no renal abnormality before or after
birth detected, the range can vary in newborns.
Urination is ok, no other difficulties or symptoms
just to be followed. Consult if symptoms appear
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Dr. Ivy Fisher ...Read more
How come pediatric and pediatric patients often require lower doses of drugs than other patients?
Variable: Different body size and different metabolism lead to differences in how much drug is needed. Susceptibility to side effects is also an important consideration. ...Read more
What?: Don't risk your life. Anyone who has a structural heart problem or rhythm problem who is followed by a pediatric cardiologist should avoid "sneaking drugs". It's your heart and your life... Seriously, don't risk your life. Ask your cardiologist..."is there a risk if I take...X-drug? ". ...Read more
Pediatric neurology, does lgs epilepsy usually get worse with age/growth. 28month male showing no response to onfi, this is the 4th new drug tried.
Difficult to treat: Lenox-gastaut syndrome is difficult to treat. It is usually treated with a combination of medications instead of monotherapy (single drug). You need to be followed by a specialist for seizures and you should also get involved in your local epilepsy foundation-they can help provide for the non-medical needs of your family and help with education. ...Read more
Should we allow our pediatric dentist to use a papoose board? Our two year old hates going to the dentist, and fights nearly everything that the dentist tries to do. He would like to try using a papoose board to help keep our son from moving, but I don't
In my opinion: This is a very tough challenge. A good pedodontist will know best how to prepare the child for the visit-how the parents prepare for & act before and at the office is important. If already on the wrong foot, I would first consider seeing another pedodontist for a new start. If nothing else works, I would allow a papoose board for an exam. For any major work, sedation in a hospital is usually best. ...Read more
What's the next best drug when keppra (levetiracetam) fails to control pediatric epilepsy? Staring seizures with full body involvement, now in clusters.
It depends: There's no 1-size-fits-all seizure med any more than all kids eat 1 food or wear identical clothes. There are 3 basic types of epilepsy: 1) primary generalized, 2) partial-onset, and 3) everything else. "staring spells" etc is not good enough. That's not a diagnosis. Find that out. The "best" med is the 1 that reduces seizures with minimum side effects in your child. Arm yourself with knowledge. ...Read more
Start exercising finding an activity you enjoy. Aim for 30 t0 60 minutes but try not to get burned out in the sense it will be a "chore", watch your caloric intake, you must decrease the calories and increase the exercise in order to "burn" calories.
Talk to a nutritionist and find guidance! ...Read more
Ok,? benefits: Dr lambes answer is right there. There generally is no need to use regularly unless there is a problem with cow's milk. In smaller quantities should present no problems. Benefit of almond milk, not clear there are any. ...Read more
Heart issues: Pediatric cardiologist us usually present at level 2 us if there is a significant heart anomaly in a fetus to explain to the parents all risks associated with that particular condition. ...Read more
If you're asking: About the nursing manuals for pediatric NANDAS, here are two sites: http://faculty. Mu.edu. Sa/public/uploads/1380604673.6151NANDA%202012.pdf & http://kb. Nanda. Org/article/AA-00574/0/Development-of-nursing-diagnoses-for-pediatric-nursing-practice. Html. The books of Delmar's Med-Surg, Maternal-Child & Pediatric Nursing Care Plans are on Amazon. Com ...Read more
Peds or FP: Either a pediatrician or a family practitioner would be good choices. ...Read more
Sevoflurane and more: For inhalation Sevo is most common quickly followed by Isoflurane and Desflurane. Alternatively, the use of many IV anesthetics are commonly used in pediatrics to include: propofol, ketamine, fentanyl, morphine, hydromorphone, Midazolam. Somewhat less commonly: dexmedetomidine, sufentanil, alfentanil, and diazepam. There are more but these are the ones you are most likely to encounter in the U.S. ...Read more
A long list: Congenital diseases exist in basically every organ system in the body. They can be diagnosed based on appearance starting with blood work in a pregnant mother and ultrasounds of the fetus and then any time after birth. The severity can range from incompatible with life, to severe and life-threatening, and there even are some congenital diseases that aren't diagnosed until adulthood if ever. ...Read more
You have to love it.: Then go to Medical school. Good luck ...Read more
It's not: It's not contraindicated. We use it for emergency cases quite often. ...Read more