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Haney GP ch. 2

Why are childhood immunizations important... they prevent epidemics of serious contagious diseases
Croup is usually a viral disease involving the; larynx, trachea, and bronchi
What is the description of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Sudden and unpredictable death of an infant under the age of one.
List five symptoms of Tetanus. extremely febrile, irritable, sweats profusely, stiff neck, tight jaw.
What is the diagnosis for Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Nasopharyngeal mucus are positive for pertussis bacillus, patient's wbc count is usually elevated.
With Acute Tonsillitus the tonils appear; inflamed, swollen, with yellowish exudate projecting from crypts.
Hyaline membrane disease refers to infant respiratory distress syndrome
List some signs and symptoms of Anemia. Pallor, weakness, fatigability, listlessness (there are more!)
---- is a result of damage to the CNS cerebral palsy
What is a pathogen? A microorganism that is capable of causing disease in a susceptible host. Know how pathogens cause diseases
What is Reye's syndrome a combination of? Brain disease and fatty invasion of inner organs
Mothers who consume alcohol during the gestational period is called? Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
----- is progressive and causes crippling and immobility Duchenne Muscular dystrophy
What are some warning signs of lead poisoning? loss of appetite, vomiting, irritability, and ataxic gait.
Erythroblastosis Fetalis is also known as? Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn
What exactly is Erythroblastosis Fetalis? It stems from an incompatibility of fetal anf maternal blood, resulting in excessive rates of rbc destruction.
List one way leukemia is treated. Through systemic chemotherapy
For iron deficiency anemia what is given to the patients. iron rich foods and oral preparations of ferrous iron
What are not characteristics of congenital diseases always fatal; always genetic; always non-genetic
List three ways to prevent vomiting. Avoid overfeeding, known food allergens, and substances that cause gastric irritation.
What are some causes of Diarrhea. infection, medications, allergic reactions, emotions, anatomic abnormalities, malabsorption syndromes, mechanical or chemical irritaion
What are the four types of worms that can take up residence in the GI tract. Roundworms, pinworms, hookworms, tapeworms
Infant intermittently draws up legs, clenches the fists and cries as if in pain are signs of; Infantile Colic
---- is the most common cyanotic congenital heart defect that is actually a combination of 4 Tetralogy of Fallot
What is influenza? an acute, highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory tract.
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