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What changes does a parent have to make for a child with cf?

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David Escobar
Family Medicine
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In brief: Disease Management

There are a number of factors that need to be considered in raising a child with cf.
These decisions also depend on the severity and manifestations of CF in the individual child. It is best to work with your pediatrician and/or pediatric pulmonologist to come up with a plan for how to provide the best preventative care as a team approach.

In brief: Disease Management

There are a number of factors that need to be considered in raising a child with cf.
These decisions also depend on the severity and manifestations of CF in the individual child. It is best to work with your pediatrician and/or pediatric pulmonologist to come up with a plan for how to provide the best preventative care as a team approach.
David Escobar
David Escobar
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Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Pediatrics - Pulmonology
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In brief: Caution

Numerous changes are needed: attention to nutrition and enzyme supplementation, if needed; adherence to a busy regimen of inhaled treatments; close cooperation with a CF center to identify and treat lung infections early; extra care for common hygiene matters and infection control at home.
A good exercise regimen can also help.

In brief: Caution

Numerous changes are needed: attention to nutrition and enzyme supplementation, if needed; adherence to a busy regimen of inhaled treatments; close cooperation with a CF center to identify and treat lung infections early; extra care for common hygiene matters and infection control at home.
A good exercise regimen can also help.
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
Dr. HARRY OPSIMOS
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