A Synopsis of Children's Diseases by John Rendle-Short, O. P. Gray, J. A. Dodge

By John Rendle-Short, O. P. Gray, J. A. Dodge

A Synopsis of kid's ailments, 6th version presents info pertinent to kid's ailments. This e-book discusses the expansion and improvement of physique, character, and mind of kids. geared up into 22 sections encompassing 174 chapters, this version starts off with an outline of the boundaries of every person kid's means to accomplish optimum structural and sensible adulthood. this article then discusses the popularity of macroscopic abnormalities of constitution caused by defective improvement and current at start. different chapters think of the speed of perinatal mortality and morbidity, that is brought on by placental failure, congenital abnormalities, hypoxia, start harm, an infection, hemolytic ailment, toxemia, and different being pregnant problems. This publication discusses in addition the common approach to breast feeding and synthetic feeding. the ultimate bankruptcy bargains with the syndrome of recurrent accidents inflicted on baby through attendant. This publication is a helpful source for pediatricians, psychologists, physiotherapists, kin medical professionals, occupational therapists, speech therapists, and clinicians.

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Especially for lower tones. c. MENTAL D E F I C I E N C Y . d. —Possibly. Combinations of these or others may occur. P r o g n o s i s . — H a s been stated t h a t about 75 per cent of children whose mothers contract disease during first three months of pregnancy will be affected. This figure is probably too high. MATERNAL AGE AND MULTIPARITY Significantly higher incidence of congenital abnormalities in infants of older and/or multiparous women. History of previous abortions often obtained. — 1.

In 50 per cent of cases it is indirect cause. b. About 20-30 per cent of premature infants die. Figures vary from one centre t o another. , whether cases admitted from district accepted. 2. — a. —Babies under thirty weeks' gestation or 2 lb. weight rarely survive. b. P R E S E N C E OF CONGENITAL ABNORMALITY OR D I S E A S E . — P r e - mature birth sometimes takes place when fœtus so grossly abnormal t h a t it is incompatible with life. c. METHOD AND SKILL OF DELIVERY AND IMMEDIATE RESUSCITATION.

Possible t h a t condition due to excessive drying of respiratory passages. —Said by some authorities to be cause of death in 40 per cent of children weighing 2-5J lb. who die within first week. —Abnormal findings confined to lungs. Size of expanded lung normal but dark purple in colour and consistency of liver. Microscopical appearance : Lungs normally developed b u t most alveoli collapsed and air reabsorbed. Alveoli which remain patent are lined by homogeneous eosinophilic material (socalled 4 hyaline membrane ').

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