Citations with the tag: CHILDREN -- Diseases
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- An evaluation of clinical indicators for severe paediatric illness.
Paxton, L.A.; Redd, S.C. // Bulletin of the World Health Organization; 1996, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p613
Evaluates the clinical indicators of severe pediatric illnesses in a rural district of western Kenya. Development of treatment algorithm known as Sick Child Charts; Signs indicative of severe illness; Mortality and morbidity rates; Giving high priority on training and supervision of health workers.
- Childhood diseases aren't just kids' stuff.
Paul, P. // Current Health 2; May89, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p26
Report that when teenagers and adults catch a childhood disease, the symptoms are often more severe than in young children. Viruses; Measles and Rubella; Mumps; Chicken pox and Whooping cough.
- No aspirin, please.
Kaitschuck, Gail // Current Health 2; Dec92, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p12
Discusses the link between Reye's syndrome, a potentially deadly condition afflicting children and teenagers, and the use of aspirin during viral infections such as chicken pox and the flu. Australian physician Ralph Doyle Reye, who discovered the syndrome; Symptoms; Decline in aspirin use and...
- The dilemmas of childhood HIV infection.
Rudigier, A.F.; Crocker, A.C. // Children Today; Jul/Aug90, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p26
Examines the problem of children with HIV infection. Danger posed by substance abuse; Examples of natural, foster and adoptive families caring for HIV children; Central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction; Principles of program management; Future directions.
- Many childhood diseases can be prevented.
Guthrie, Richard A. // Diabetes in the News; Mar/Apr93, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p29
Provides an overview of common childhood diseases, their symptoms, recommended immunization schedules, and complications due to diabetes. Rubeola or red measles; Rubella or German measles; Chicken pox; Mumps; Influenza. INSETS: Additional disease immunizations.;What a parent can do...
- It's time to talk about children's medications.
Young, F.E. // FDA Consumer; Oct89, Vol. 23 Issue 8, p6
Describes how parents may unwittingly slow children's recovery from illness by dispensing medicines improperly. Types of misuse of childhood medications; Reasons for improper dispensing of children's medications; Need for better parent-doctor communications; National Council on Patient...
- Bacterial meningitis.
Schultz, D. // FDA Consumer; Sep91, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p36
Looks at bacterial meningitis, a particular concern in children which, left untreated, can be fatal. Multiple causes; Diagnosis and treatment; Hib (`Haemophilus influenzae' type b) threat; Hib vaccine recommendations. INSET: Bacterial bad guys,by D.S..
- Parent plays part in revision of corticosteroid labeling.
Schultz, D. // FDA Consumer; Mar1992, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p3
Highlights how the effort of one parent played a significant role in labeling revision for corticosteroid drugs. Death of Rebecca Cole's son Christopher from complications from chickenpox while he was undergoing treatment for asthma with methylprednisone; The mother's reporting of the incident...
- The (all-too) common cold.
Spock, Benjamin // Parenting; Oct96, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p124
Focuses on caring for a child with a cold. Causative organism; Mode of viral transportation; Precautions to take to prevent the spread of the cold virus throughout the household. INSETS: Cold comforts.;Avoid that cold.;How to use a bulb syringe, by Valerie Fahey.;Nose blowing tactics, by...
- Children of HIV-positive parents: Implications for intervention.
Brazdziunas, Dana M.; Roizen, Nancy J. M. // Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal; Apr94, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p145
Discusses the children of HIV-positive patients. Majority of children infected with HIV as African American; Performance of HIV-infected children as compared with children of their age; High risk of placement in foster care; Importance of consideration at developmental risk.
- A metabolic problem that's easily missed.
Brazdziunas, Dana M.; Roizen, Nancy J. M. // RN; May92, Vol. 55 Issue 5, p111
States that a child who suffers chronic infections, gains little or no weight, has poor muscle tone and coordination, and is very lethargic, may have a metabolic disorder called carnitine deficiency. Details of the study; Based on a press release from Assistance for Babies and Children with...
- Non-organic failure-to-thrive: Origins and psychoeducational implications.
Phelps, LeAdelle // School Psychology Review; 1991, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p417
Examines the origins and psychoeducational implications of non-organic failure-to-thrive (NOFT) disorder in children. Defects exhibited by infants diagnosed with NOFT; Proposed model for treatment or mitigation; Realization of long-term results for the child with NOFT.
- The phantom pains of childhood.
Phelps, LeAdelle // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal; 1992, Issue 63, p10
Presents the results of a study done by Seattle pediatric rheumatologists on the psychosomatic pain many children feel. Not unusual in children; Typical child with psychosomatic pain; Importance of a physical exam to rule out physical problems; Detail of study; Most significant findings of...
- The birth defect: `Doctors wouldn't listen--but I knew something was wrong.'
Busby, K.; Raymond, B.B. // Redbook; Feb91, Vol. 176 Issue 4, p100
Recounts the years of agony and indecision the author felt until her daughter's birth defect was finally diagnosed as cranio synastosis. Her form, trigonocephaly, means `tri-forehead.' It causes the skull to be malformed. Early surgery corrected the problem. INSET: Cher (talks about the...
- Common pediatric disabilities: Medical aspects and educational implications.
Tyler, Janet Siantz; Colson, Steven // Focus on Exceptional Children; Dec94, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p1
Presents information on several pediatric disabilities and their implications for educators. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; Cerebral palsy; Down syndrome; Fragile X syndrome; Leukemia; Neurofibromatosis; Seizure disorders; Traumatic brain injury; Turner syndrome.
- Genes: Key for curing kids' diseases.
McPhee, A.T. // Current Science; 11/17/89, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p8
Reports on the latest findings in genetic research and what the findings mean to people afflicted with a gene-related disease. Relationship between genes and chromosomes. Illustrates how genes cause disease. Gene-related diseases.
- Imagination triggers illness among kids.
McPhee, A.T. // Current Science; 12/14/90, Vol. 76 Issue 8, p15
Reports on an illness that was triggered by the overactive imaginations of children at a summer day-care program in Florida. Symptoms; Mass sociogenic illness.
- Common infections in child care.
O'Connor, Deborah L. // Patient Care; 8/15/1998, Vol. 32 Issue 13, p60
Focuses on the challenges of preventing and the management of child care infections by primary care physicians in the United States. Question whether infections in children under child care differ from those cared for at home; Factors which predispose children attending child care to...
- A-Z of children's health.
O'Connor, Deborah L. // Australia's Parents; Oct95, Issue 88, p45
Presents information on various childhood ailments. Pneumonia; Polio; Pyloric stenosis; Rashes; Ringworm; Rubella.
- Healthy parenting.
Godbey, Susan Flagg; Walsh, Therese // Prevention; Jul96, Vol. 48 Issue 7, p40
Provides tips for parents on the prevention and treatment of children's ailments. Use of hair dryers to prevent swimmer's ear; Breastfeeding mothers' alteration of diets an antidote to colic attack in infants; Types of food that trigger colic episodes. INSET: Making better babies..
- The silent genocide.
Taylor, R.J. // Canada & the World; Dec90, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p31
Discusses the fact that 11 million children will die in the Third World this year from preventable or curable diseases. Causes of the deaths; Why they are not being prevented; What world leaders have done about this problem.
- Don't be fooled!
M.E.R. // Cortlandt Forum; 02/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p133
Narrates how mothers could tell that their children would develop sickness even if they appear healthy.
- Henoch-Schonlein purpura: A review.
Kraft, Debra M.; Mckee, Denise; Scott, Carol // American Family Physician; 8/1/1998, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p405
Offers information on Henoch-Schonlein purpura, a disorder of children and young adults. Number of incidence in cases per 100,000 persons; Symptoms of the disorder; What have been associated with the disorder; What has been linked to the development of the disorder; Details on the disorder;...
- The first casualties of war.
Hoskins, Eric // New Statesman & Society; 1/29/93, Vol. 6 Issue 237, p16
Reports that mysterious illnesses showing up in Iraqi children may be caused by close contact with abandoned Gulf War weaponry. Rise in childhood cancers, especially leukemia; Usually fatal; Radioactive bullets called depleted uranium (DU) penetrators; How children use bullets as toys;...
- New stomach-bug vaccine.
Bluestein, Stephanie Stassel // Parenting; Jun/Jul98, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p41
Focuses on the illness rotavirus, which affects children between the ages of 3 months and 2 years. Symptoms of the illness; Information on the vaccine RotaShield; Comments from William Sears, a California pediatrician.
- `My baby will grow old--but she'll never grow up.'
Schulz, L.D. // Redbook; Feb89, Vol. 172 Issue 4, p44
Personal account by the mother of a child suffering from progeria, a rare genetic disease which causes children to age prematurely. Life expectancy for children with the disease is approximately 13 years.
- Experts baffled by mysterious disease.
Bateman, Chris // CME: South Africa's Continuing Medical Education Journal; Feb2012, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p85
The article reports on the investigation being done by Ugandan authorities into a disease that has left about 3,000 victims, mainly children.
- Beyond measles and chickenpox: Other childhood diseases cause rashes.
Stehlin, D. // FDA Consumer; Apr92, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p32
Examines various rash-producing childhood diseases. Types of diseases; Symptoms and causes; Treatments. A quick look at rash diseases; Impetigo; Roseola. INSET: Treating a child's fever, by D.S..
- Danger in dairyland.
Carey, Benedict; Fraser, Laura // Health (Time Inc. Health); Mar/Apr93, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p11
Warns about school children drinking raw milk from cows during field trips. Epidemiologist Michael Osterholm at the Minnesota Department of Health; Outbreaks of Campylobacter from unpasteurized milk; Why farmers are not affected; Recommendations; Details.
- Dodging the day care disease.
Carey, Benedict; Fraser, Laura // People's Medical Society Newsletter; Apr92, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p6
Focuses on a study published in the April 1991 issue of the `Journal of Pediatrics' which reports that children under the age of three who attend day care develop more respiratory infections and more serious illnesses than do children that stay at home during that period of life. No surprise...
- Childhood diseases at a glance.
Carey, Benedict; Fraser, Laura // Mothering; Winter95, Issue 77, p37
Presents information on childhood diseases. Incubation; Infectious period; Signs and symptoms.
- `New morbidites' afflict children.
Carey, Benedict; Fraser, Laura // New Hampshire Business Review; 9/3/93, Vol. 15 Issue 16, p14
Reports on the new morbidities that afflict children. Opinion by Dr. Steve Kairys, acting chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Hanover, New Hampshire; Comparison with old morbidities; Issues in pediatrics; Efforts by the Children's Hospital at...
- Is a temperature trouble?
Gilbert, Susan // Redbook; Mar93, Vol. 180 Issue 5, p154
Recommends the proper treatment for kids' fevers, acknowledging that many parents are getting contradictory advice from doctors. Recent study; `Fever phobia'; Comment from survey head Ariane May of Boston City Hospital.
- Saint Vitus's dance.
Dajer, T. // Discover; Mar1990, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p86
Presents the case history of a 10-year-old girl with Sydenham's chorea, or Saint Vitus's dance, developed several weeks after a strep infection. Symptoms; History of illness; Treatment; Rheumatic fever.
- Mom, my tummy hurts.
Webster, Harriet // Better Homes & Gardens; Sep96, Vol. 74 Issue 9, p50
Presents suggestions on how to deal with children's illnesses. Implication of children's illness on parents; Ways of determining when to keep a sick child at home; Ways to keep children healthy; Interpreting adolescent ailments; Alternative plans for child care.
- TOO SICK FOR SCHOOL?
Webster, Harriet // Scholastic Parent & Child; Sep2003, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p56
The article presents information on children's diseases. Overview of different diseases, their symptoms, how long to stay at home and their treatment is given.
- Frequency of resistant virus and options for a second-line treatment for HIV-1 infected children under HAART in Mozambique.
Chaix, Marie-Laure; Jani, Ilesh; Macassa, Eugenia; Bila, Dulce; Vubil, Adolfo; Andersson, Soren; Rouzioux, Christine; Vaz, Paula; Blanche, St�phane // Retrovirology; 2009 Supplement 1, Vol. 6, p1
An abstract of the article "Frequency of resistant virus and options for a second-line treatment for HIV-1 infected children under HAART in Mozambique," by Marie-Laure Chaix and colleagues, is presented.
- Evolution of the biological follow-up of efficiency and tolerance of a once daily antiretroviral treatment with 3TC+DDI+EFV in children infected with HIV-1 (CLINICAL TRIAL ANRS 12 103).
Nacro, Boubacar; Diasso, Yaya; Zoure, Emmanuelle; Diabouga, Potiendi Serge; Van de Perre, Philippe; Drabo, Aly; Ouiminga, Adama; Rouet, Fran�ois; Kania, Dramane; Yameogo, Souleymane; Hien, Alain; Hien, Herv�; Msellati, Philippe // Retrovirology; 2009 Supplement 1, Vol. 6, p1
An abstract of the article "Evolution of the Biological Follow-up of Efficiency And Tolerance of a Once Daily Antiretroviral Treatment With 3TC+DDI+EFV in Children Infected With HIV-1," by Boubacar Nacro and colleagues, is presented.
- Transient elastography (Fibroscan) in HIV-1 vertically infected children. A cross-sectional study.
Monpoux, Fabrice; Huguon, Emilie; Truchi, R�gine; Rubio, Amandine; Riolo, Val�rie; Deville, Anne; Boutte, Patrick; Tran, Albert // Retrovirology; 2009 Supplement 1, Vol. 6, p1
An abstract of the article "Transient Elastography, Fibroscan, in HIV-1 Vertically Infected Children: A Cross-Sectional Study," by Fabrice Monpoux and colleagues, is presented.
- Adherence in HIV-1 infected children taking once daily HAART with Didanosine + Lamivudine + Efavirenz in West Africa. ANRS 12103 clinical trial.
Som�, Jer�me; Nacro, Boubacar; Hien, Herv�; Tamboura, Hassane; Zour�, Emmanuelle; Diagbouga, Serge; Ouiminga, Adama; Drabo, Aly; Hien, Alain; Yam�ogo, Souleymane; Van de Perre, Philippe; Msellati, Philippe // Retrovirology; 2009 Supplement 1, Vol. 6, p1
An abstract of an article related to HIV-I infected children is presented.
- Didanosine population pharmacokinetics in West African HIV-infected children administered once daily tablets in relation to efficacy after one year of treatment (ANRS 12103).
Hirt, D�borah; Bardin, Christophe; Diagbouga, Serge; Nacro, Boubacar; Hien, Herv�; Zour�, Emmanuelle; Rouet, Fran�ois; Ouiminga, Adama; Urien, Sa�k; Foulongue, Vincent; Van de Perre, Philippe; Tr�luyer, Jean-Marc; Msellati, Philippe // Retrovirology; 2009 Supplement 1, Vol. 6, p1
An abstract of the article "Didanosine population pharmacokinetics in West African HIV-infected children administered once daily tablets in relation to efficacy after one year of treatment," by D�borah Hirt and colleagues, is presented.
Hirt, D�borah; Bardin, Christophe; Diagbouga, Serge; Nacro, Boubacar; Hien, Herv�; Zour�, Emmanuelle; Rouet, Fran�ois; Ouiminga, Adama; Urien, Sa�k; Foulongue, Vincent; Van de Perre, Philippe; Tr�luyer, Jean-Marc; Msellati, Philippe // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 4/13/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 8, p1211
Presents a correction to the article "Drug Company Experts Advised Staff to Withhold Data About SSRI Use in Children," that was previously published in the 2004 issue of the "Canadian Medical Association Journal."
- Visual Attention in Children With Normal Hearing, Children With Hearing Aids, and Children With Cochlear Implants.
Tharpe, Anne Marie; Ashmead, Daniel H.; Rothpletz, Ann M. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research; Apr2002, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p403
Previous studies have reported both positive and negative effects of deafness on visual attention. The purpose of this study was to replicate and expand findings of previous studies by examining visual attention abilities in children with deafness and children with normal hearing. Twenty-eight...
- Listening Effort and Fatigue in School-Age Children With and Without Hearing Loss.
Hicks, Candace Bourland; Tharpe, Anne Marie // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research; Jun2002, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p573
Parents, audiologists, and educators have long speculated that children with hearing loss must expend more effort and, therefore, fatigue more easily than their peers with normal hearing when listening in adverse acoustic conditions. Until now, however, very few studies have been conducted to...
- Cochlear Implants and the Deaf Child: A Nursing Perspective.
Russell, Katherine E.; Coffin, Cheryl // Pediatric Nursing; Jul/Aug99, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p396
Presents information on a study which focused on pediatric cochlear implantation. Benefits of cochlear implantation; Preoperative assessment and care; Opposition to implantation.
- Childhood Fevers: Developing an Evidence-Based Anticipatory Guidance Tool for Parents.
Krantz, Chantal // Pediatric Nursing; Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p567
Provides information on a study which explored the concepts of the health belief model applied to parent behavior to promote a greater understanding of their actions in the face of childhood fever. Importance for parents to have knowledge about fever; Perceptions of severity and threat of...
- PEDIATRIC MANAGEMENT PROBLEMS.
Belkengren, Richard; Sapala, Shirley // Pediatric Nursing; Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p611
Presents a pediatric case where presenting symptoms are cough, but afebrile. Assessment; Management plan; Physical examination.
- Fighting the Flu Season.
Belkengren, Richard; Sapala, Shirley // Scholastic News -- Edition 3; 10/27/2008, Vol. 65 Issue 6, p3
The article presents ways on how children can overcome flu.
- The Paths of Chlorpyrifos.
Renner, Rebecca // Environmental Health Perspectives; Mar2002, Vol. 110 Issue 3, pA 150
Presents a study on the exposure routes of chlorpyrifos in the U.S. Effects of the pesticide on children; Discussions on inhalation pathway; Relation between short-term and long-term exposure of chlorpyrifos.
- Environmental Pollutants and Disease in American Children: Estimates of Morbidity, Mortality, and Costs for Lead Poisoning, Asthma, Cancer, and Developmental Disabilities.
Landrigan, Philip J.; Schechter, Clyde B.; Lipton, Jeffrey M.; Fahs, Marianne C.; Schwartz, Joel // Environmental Health Perspectives; Jul2002, Vol. 110 Issue 7, p721
Estimates the contribution of environmental pollutants to the incidence, prevalence, mortality and costs of pediatric disease in American children. Categories of illnesses examined; Use of an environmentally attributable fraction (EAF) model for lead poisoning, asthma and cancer; Definition of...