HISTORY OF DESCRIPTION OF KAWASAKI’S DISEASE. TOMISAKU KAVASAKI – FAMOUS JAPANESE PEDIATRIC, AUTHOR OF SYSTEMIC VASCULITIS IN CHILDREN
Kawasaki disease is a systemic vasculitis of unknown etiology, acute onset in infancy or early childhood, with a primary lesion of the coronary arteries. Syndrome or Kawasaki disease is more often observed in children under the age of 5 years and is recognized as the leading cause of acquired heart diseases in children – primarily the pathology of the coronary arteries, which in some cases can persist throughout the patient’s life, leading to coronary heart disease and myocardial infarction in children and young age. Currently, the number of adults with coronary artery disease due to childhood Kawasaki disease, who are hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction for coronary artery bypass grafting or interventional procedures, is increasing. Dilation (ectasia) or aneurysm of the coronary arteries develops in 25% of children who have not received adequate therapy. Treatment, begun in the first 10 days of the disease with the use of immunoglobulin for intravenous administration, reduces this risk to 3-5%. In this regard, two problems of this disease are important: Continue reading
When children get sick, and even more so get to the hospital, worries and worries fall on their parents. And if during this period the struggle for the health of a child turns into a struggle with doctors, it takes away the forces needed for something completely different.
Most often, in a situation of sudden childhood illness, with trauma and other health troubles, parents lose confidence. Little knowledge of what to do is incomprehensible, and doctors speak exclusively in command tone.
But the law supports parents in this situation. Moms and dads (and their loved ones) have enough rights, you just need to know about them. Very often, self-righteousness can improve the psychological climate, make the parent and doctor allies and accelerate the recovery of the child.
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Cerebral palsy is a terrible ailment that modern parents are increasingly confronted with. Not so long ago it was believed that treatment for this disease does not exist. Yes, modern medicine does not completely get rid of the disease, at the same time, there are ways to greatly reduce the negative effect of the disease, and also contribute to the maximum development of the child. And an important role here is given to a special restorative massage.
Features of the procedure
Such a disease greatly limits the patient’s capabilities. At the same time, a complex of rehabilitation procedures, which consists of physiotherapy exercises and special techniques of manual therapy, makes it possible to normalize the functioning of the central nervous system. Thanks to this technique, a child develops a number of skills necessary to control his own body. Competent manual therapy significantly increases the result of general treatment. Continue reading