Tag Archive: Preventing

Feb
22

Nebulized steroids are not effective for preventing viral wheezing in young kids

Nebulized steroids are not effective for preventing viral wheezing in young kids, nor do they reduce symptoms of upper respiratory tract infection, according to an Italian study published online February 17 in Pediatrics.

May
30

Preventing the recurrence of maltreatment

In the context of the federal child welfare performance measurement system, recurrence of maltreatment refers to circumstances in which children that have previously been substantiated as victims of abuse or neglect experience another incident of substantiated maltreatment. Multiple episodes of maltreatment can lead to: (1) more serious short and long term negative consequences (2) entry …

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May
22

Preventing heat disorders

During summer, susceptible children and adolescents can develop heat stroke, which can even lead to death if not identified and treated in time. The heat index is more important than the atmospheric temperature. A 42 degree temperature may feel like 46 degree if the heat index is high. Avoid prolonged exposure to sun when the …

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