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Organizing Kids' Medicines - and a Free Printable - My Life and Kids
Great tips for organizing your kids' medicine so everything is easy to find when someone is sick in the middle of the night. Plus - two free printables to track medication AND remember what first aid supplies you need to stock up on. Be sure to read about how to properly dispose of expired medication - it will blow your mind! #PediatricNursing #Peds
Breastfeeding benefits babies right from the start, and breastfeeding for 9 months reduces a baby’s odds of becoming overweight by more than 30%. Take this #NPHW quiz and share to challenge your friends’ inner #PHNerd knowledge @cdcgov #breastfeeding #Peds #PediatricNursing
Dear New NICU mom... the letter you wished was there from the start. This is a wonderful letter for parents coping with the struggle of having a baby in the NICU. NICU Nurses can benefit from gaining perspective on the sense of helplessness/hope, joy/despair, empowerment/confusion, and the rest of the roller-coaster of emotions felt by parents in this situation #NICUMom #NICU #NICUNurse #PedsNurse #PediatricNursing #Crisis #Preemie #MicroPreemie
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome - Pictures, Symptoms, Statistics and Treatment
Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) manifests in growth, mental, and physical problems. This is a helpful image to learn the physical characteristics often observed in affected individuals. FAS results from maternal consumption of alcohol during pregnancy. Risk of FAS occurring increases in relation to the amount and frequency of prenatal consumption.
Warm CREAM is an unrelated (and somewhat unpleasant) mnemonic to help remember the signs and symptoms of Kawasaki. The “warm” is a fever (one lasting more than 5d) and then you need 4/5 of the other criteria (non-purulent conjunctivitis, rash, palmar erythema/swelling, cervical adenopathy, dry and red mucous membranes, the infamous strawberry tongue).
Infectious diseases in children: prevention first! | Visual Dictionary
Erythema infectiosum or Fifth Disease ~ Fifth disease, also known as erythema infectiosum, or slapped cheek syndrome, is an infectious disease caused by parvovirus B19. During incubation(10 days), the patient is contagious and may display a number of ailments: mild fever, runny nose, headache, sore throat, joint pain, etc. An erythema (rash) then appears on the cheeks before spreading to the limbs, the torso, and the buttocks. These symptoms fade spontaneously after 10 days.