The effectiveness of the inhalation effects of natural essential oils in the comprehensive prevention of influenza and SARS in children
Influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections (ARVI) are, according to experts, the most widespread diseases and occupy a leading place in the structure of infectious pathology. According to WHO, during epidemic outbreaks of influenza, up to 15% of the population (3-5 million people) get sick, 250-500 thousand of them die. Approximately 20–40 million people per year fall ill with influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections in the Russian Federation, of which 40–60% are children.
The national report on the health of the population of Russia noted that the number of absolutely healthy children decreased to 10%, children with repeated SARS make up 70–75%, with chronic diseases – 15–20%. The largest number of diseases (37%) is observed in children aged 1 year to 14 years. Continue reading
It is well known that the nose performs respiratory, protective, resonant and olfactory functions. Free nasal breathing causes positive and negative pressure in the chest and abdominal cavities. When breathing through the mouth, the inspiration becomes less deep, this leads to a decrease in negative pressure in the chest and, as a result, a violation of the hemodynamics of the skull. With inflammation of the nasal mucosa, basic functions are violated and the quality of life is impaired.
Rhinitis (inflammation of the nasal mucosa) is a common pathology in children. According to various sources, in recent years, the frequency of diseases of the nose and paranasal sinuses in children has been 35–37%, of this number 50% of cases become chronic, each year the proportion of such patients increases by 1.5–2.0%. Continue reading
In order to focus attention on this problem of pediatricians, pediatric cardiologists and pulmonologists, we present an interesting clinical case of PAH on the background of a combination of BPD and congenital heart disease in a child with EBMT at birth.
A female child A., from the 1st pregnancy, which proceeded with the threat of termination in the first and second half, was born from 1 premature birth at the 26th week. gestation, by operation “cesarean section”, with a mass of 870 g and a length of 34 cm, with an Apgar score of 4/6 points.
From the first hours of her life, the girl had a serious condition with the manifestation of respiratory distress syndrome. Resuscitation measures were carried out using mechanical ventilation, oxygen therapy, surfactant replacement therapy, and a couvez regimen. On the 2nd day of life, a hemodynamically significant open ductus arteriosus (OAI) was detected, 3 doses of ibuprofen were used intravenously according to the usual scheme, without a positive effect. Continue reading