Procedure for giving rescue breaths in babies under 1 years old

Before you start Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. • Opened the baby’s airway. • Checked...

About Vitamin A

Is responsible for: young-looking skin, beautiful hair, healthy nails, sharp vision and strong bones. Can be found in: Carrots, citrus fruit, hard cheese, cottage cheese, milk, eggs,...

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Acute intoxication with alcohol (ethanol) is common in adults but also occurs in children. The features include ataxia , dysarthria , nystagmus , and drowsiness,...

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The interventricular septum consists of two parts: the muscular portion and the membranous portion. ■ The muscular interventricular septum forms as an upward expansion of...
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The lungs

The lungs (Fig. 6.1) • The lungs provide an alveolar surface area of approximately 40 m2 for gaseous exchange. • Each lung has: an apex which reaches...

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Treatment for status Epilepticus in children

Start with lorazepam or midazolam 0.1 mg/kg (up to 4 mg/dose) IV, may repeat dose...

Nephrotic syndrome

Proteinuria, hypoalbuminaemia, and oedema. often associated with increase cholesterol. Causes: • Minimal change GN (90% children, 30%...

The lungs

The lungs (Fig. 6.1) • The lungs provide an alveolar surface area of approximately 40 m2 for...

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The thoracic aorta

The thoracic aorta (Fig. 4.1) The ascending aorta arises from the aortic vestibule behind the infundibulum of the right ventricle and the pulmonary trunk. It is...

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Nephrotic syndrome

Proteinuria, hypoalbuminaemia, and oedema. often associated with increase cholesterol. Causes: • Minimal change GN (90% children, 30% adults) • Membranous GN • Focal segmental  glomerulosclerosis • Membranoproliferative GN • DM •...

Treatment for status Epilepticus in children

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Procedure for giving CPR in babies under 1 years old

Before you start: Make sure that you have carried out the following steps: • Checked for consciousness but had no response. • Opened the baby’s airway. • Checked...