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

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

ISBN-10: 1483168212

ISBN-13: 9781483168210

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

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Worse if infant is a twin. e. Vitamins. All vitamin stores low, especially C and D. Folic acid levels low, especially in infants less t h a n 1500 g. (3 lb. ). Premature infants liable t o develop rickets and hypoprothrombinaemia. / . Enzymes.

I. Poor insulation, tendency to drop temperature. ii. Leads to difficulty with energy sources. Full-term baby burns fat almost exclusively after 72 hours—earlier with placental insufficiency babies. Premature babies have to burn fat * SHELLEY, H. , and NELIGAN, G. A. , 22, 34. THE PREMATURE BABY 53 earlier because of low carbohydrate stocks. Their oxygen consumption is disproportionately lower. , with respiratory distress. d. — i. Calcium—hence liability to rickets and need for vitamin D . ii.

3. , haemorrhagic disease of newborn. Cold injury. 4. End-results of factors operating during birth or antenatal period. NEONATAL MORTALITY Figures published refer to number of infants dying during first four weeks of extra-uterine life per 1000 live births. —Moderate b u t steady decrease in number of deaths since beginning of century. 1906-10 rate about 40 per 1000 live births. 1954 rate was 17-7 per 1000 live births. Representing 11,944 deaths. 1964 rate was 14 per 1000 live births. Representing 12,106 deaths.

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