Child and Adolescent

Measure Your Children Physical and Mental Development Stages

Measure Your Children Physical and Mental Development Stages In developmental screening time has to be spent in gaining friendship of the child and time can be profitably utilized by offering, for example, a 10 month old baby- a small toy to see how the child grasps it and reacts to it. Much more is learnt by simply watching a child play and his or her reactions to the surroundings. Developmental screening is usually carried out by questionnaire by a...

Psychological & Neurological Effect Of Reglan(metoclopramide)

Psychological & Neurological Effect Of Reglan(metoclopramide) Reglan (metoclopramide) is a "pro-motility" medication that stimulates the muscles of the gastrointestinal tract, including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and/or colon. In patients with Gastroesophageal Reflux (GERD). Metoclopramide is believed to work by strengthening the lower esophagus sphincter muscle. A weakened lower esophagus sphincter allows reflux of stomach acid into the...

Children's Delay Brain and Language Development by DMD

Children's Delay Brain and Language Development by DMD If you pick your child up under the arms you should be able to get a solid grip and swing him up. A child with low muscle tone (child's muscles seem loose and slack, he has what's called low muscle tone) might feel like he's slipping through your grasp.Toddlers with low muscle tone don't move very efficiently.More serious causes, such as Down syndrome and muscular dystrophy, would already have...

School Phobia

School Phobia The term, school phobia, refers to the childs irrational fear about school attendance. This is a behavioral problem rather than a diagnosis. The refusal may be due to a dread of leaving home (separation anxiety); fear of some aspects of school (true school phobia) due to intimidating teacher or a play ground bully; and fear of feeling exposed or embarrassed at school (social phobia). These...

Teen's Homicidal or Suicidal Tendency for Parents With History of Psychiatric Hospitalization

Teen's Homicidal or Suicidal Tendency for Parents With History of Psychiatric Ho Adolescence is characterized by physiological, psychosocial, especially emotional, intellectual and spiritual development and maturation processes. Adolescent healthis,in part,determined by the family environment that provides for the basic needs of shelter,food, education, health care and moral and spiritual values necessary for character-building. Behaviour acquired in adolescence impacts...

Children Muscle Movement Disorders

Children Muscle Movement Disorders Ataxias: Ataxia is said to be present when coordination of muscles are absent in performing a motor act. The ataxia may be due to the lesions in the peripheral nerves, the posterior column or spinocerebellar tracts of the spinal cord and the cerebellum. The causes of ataxia are; i) Acute ataxia: Post-infectious- Acute cerebellar ataxia Drugs- DDT, led, alcohol, primidone, phenytoin,...

Management of Deaf Child

Management of Deaf Child Types of Deafness: A. Conductive deafness: It is much more common than any other form of deafness in children and is due to inflammation in the middle ear which has caused either adhesions, distraction of the tympanic membrane or disintegration of the ear by bony disease. Such deafness should be avoidable by proper treatment of ear infections and is sometime open to cure or improvement. B....

Benefits of Tonsillectomy in Children, Might be Prevention of Recurrent Strep Throat Infection

Benefits of Tonsillectomy in Children, Might be Prevention of Recurrent Strep Th Tonsils are glandular tissue located on both sides of the throat. The tonsils trap bacteria and viruses entering through the throat and produce antibodies to help fight infections. Tonsillitis occurs when tonsils become infected and swell. If you look down your child's throat with a flashlight, the tonsils may be red and swollen or have a white or yellow coating on them. Other symptoms of...