The effectiveness of carnitine supplements in children with malnutrition
An important indicator of a child’s health is physical development, violations of which are usually accompanied by a decrease in the level of adaptive resources and anti-infection protection of the…

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Should I be afraid of the child’s reaction to vaccination?
As a person who has worked for a long time in an infectious diseases hospital, I confidently declare: in relation to all the diseases against which vaccinations are given, the…

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Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) Strategy for Children Under Five
More than 7.5 million children worldwide die each year before they reach the age of five. Most of them come from poor communities and live in the poorest countries. These…

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On the verge of an epidemic? What is dangerous diphtheria and what you need to know about it

The outbreak of diphtheria in Transcarpathia alarmed the country – 15 people were hospitalized. Concern was also caused by the fact that hospitals were not adequately provided with the necessary drugs for so many patients. Therefore, is it worth waiting for an epidemic in other areas and how and is it possible to protect yourself and your loved ones from infection?

For several weeks, the headlines of Ukrainian publications have been full of news about cases of diagnosis of diphtheria. The first of these was the detection of a disease in a 5th year student of the medical faculty of Uzhgorod National University. This was announced during the briefing by and. about. Director of the Health Department of the Transcarpathian Regional State Administration Elizaveta Birov.

According to her, the guy went to the hospital on October 17, where during the examination, diphtheria bacteria, a non-toxic strain, were seeded on him. The patient complained of fever, sore throat, muscles. On the same day, the guy was hospitalized, and the next day, a panel of doctors confirmed his diagnosis. Continue reading

Parents can cause our children to become sick often.
We will analyze those cases when we, parents, can be the reason for the frequent incidence of our children. The baby that has been born does not yet know what…

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Epileptic status in children. Clinical lecture
Epileptic status (ES) is characterized by prolonged or repeated seizures / episodes without a return to the normal state for this patient. ES is often found in pediatric practice, it…

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Respiratory diseases in children
The structure of the human respiratory system The human respiratory system consists of tissues and organs providing pulmonary ventilation and pulmonary respiration. In the structure of the system, it is…

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Why do some children get sick often
If the child is sick more than six times a year or the recovery period lasts longer than 10-12 days, then such a child can be called "FREQUENTLY ill." Many…

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