During summer, susceptible children and adolescents can develop heat stroke, which can even lead to death if not identified and treated in time. Avoid prolonged exposure to sun when the temperature is high. Use an umbrella if you need to go out. Wear light cotton clothes to avoid heat absorption. Make sure that you are [...]
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) suggests dressing infants in lightweight long pants, long-sleeved shirts, and brimmed hats that shade the neck to prevent sunburn. Here are some things to keep in mind this summer when outside with infants:
Vitamin D plays an essential role in maintaining good health. It has several important functions, including helping to regulate the amount of calcium and phosphate in the body. These substances are needed to keep bones and teeth healthy.
In 2012, August first Sunday, that is 5 August 2012, is declared as official International Friendship Day. I express my gratitude to all my friends, facebook friends, twitter’s friends, relatives, colleagues, seniors and juniors in profession, and patients for their love, support, respect and care I received in my life. Enjoy this Friendship Day Cake.
The risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke rises along with the temperature and humidity. Heat illnesses occur when the body’s cooling mechanism becomes overloaded. Regardless of your activity level, drink more fluids – your body needs water to prevent dehydration during warm summer days.
Today, I am sending you a small case… and I would like to have your comments… Patient was a lady, 75 years of age, who was suddenly seized with sickness at the stomach and vomiting of blood in large quantities; then bloody stools followed, which were at first profuse, then became small and of bloody [...]