Ordinarily it should not take three people to review a book of 350 small pages with large print. The fact that this is so suggests that there must be something very special about either the subject or the book. In this particular case, it is both.
Kia’s asthma was diagnosed when she was a year old, only a few months after she started attending a day care program. Her parents gave copies of her asthma management plan to the day care director and Kia’s teacher.
Could you tell me more about hallucinogenic persisting perception disorder? I know that neuroleptics make it worse, but what about the SSRIs? Can you also provide me with an address of Dr. Henry Abraham, who is an expert on this disorder?
Constipation occurs in approximately 5% to 10% of children; it accounts for 3% of visits to the pediatric outpatient clinic and 25% of visits to a pediatric gastroenterologist. Defined as difficulty in passing stools; passing hard, dry, or unusually large stools; or infrequent defecation, constipation is sometimes associated with pain and a feeling of incomplete evacuation. The normal frequency of bowel movements has been characterized for infants and children as follows: Newborns have, on average, four stools per day the first week of life, with frequency decreasing to 1.7 and 1.2 stools per day around ages 2 and 4, respectively.
Because I’m trying to lose some weight, I’m careful about what I eat. When I was young, I had a problem with constipation.
Very soluble in water slightly soluble in dehydrated alcohol soluble in methyl alcohol. A 5% solution in water has a pH of 4.0 to 6.0. Effects on the cardiovascular system.
Asthma is not an infectious condition. It cannot be transmitted from person to person, nor can it spread between people. That said, it has been noted for many years that the tendency to develop asthma tends to run in families.
Mandy is 13 years old and her asthma is usually quite well controlled with a ‘reliever’ and a ‘preventer’ medication. Her father and brother also have asthma.
Diazepam is used in the short-term treatment of severe anxiety disorders, as a hypnotic in the short-term management of insomnia, as a sedative and premedicant, as an anticonvulsant (particularly in the management of status epilepticus and febrile convulsions), in the control of muscle spasm, and in the management of withdrawal symptoms.
For many years, benzodiazepines were the preferred pharmacotherapy for Generalized anxiety disorder and considered the treatment of choice. There is ample evidence to conclude that the benzodiazepines are safe and provide effective symptomatic relief for the majority of patients.
Fentanyl is one of a group of strong painkillers called opioids. The painkiller, fentanyl, slowly passes from the patch, through the skin and into the body. Inform your doctor if you develop a fever during the treatment, as the increased body temperature may cause too much medicine to pass through the skin.
Constipation is a common problem experienced by many patients and can be caused by chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, stress, or medications. Please do not be afraid or embarrassed to call your doctor or nurse at any time; if left untreated the constipation may get worse and not improve on its own. Many chemotherapy and anti-nausea medications cause constipation, so when starting chemotherapy take a stool softener like Ducosate every day unless otherwise directed.
Sixty-year-old Mrs Kaye was a very healthy lady who never missed her daily walk to the park and went swimming twice a week. She had never experienced any health problems, except occasional indigestion, for which she usually took ranitidine.
Why do old people become constipated? Generally for the same reasons that young people become constipated. Certainly they do not become constipated as a simple consequence of aging.
A colourless to yellow, slightly viscous liquid having a characteristic pungent odour. It darkens on exposure to air and light.
The term “diarrhea” originates from the Greek diarr, which means through, and rhein, which denotes flow. Although this descriptive term is appropriate for the symptoms, the word diarrhea may not have the same meaning for all patients and physicians.
Specialty care for asthma can be confusing because each type of provider may have a different focus. Pediatric allergists specialize in the reactions of the immune system to common environmental allergens, such as pollens, dust mites, or pet dander, that can play a key role in asthma. Allergists use skin tests to detect allergies and may, in some cases, treat allergies by giving repeated small doses of the allergen.
The following terms have been used as ‘street names’ or slang names for various forms of nitrazepam: Don Moggies; Moogles; Nitro’s; The Don. Practically insoluble in water slightly soluble in alcohol.
Of special concern are infants and children and elderly or debilitated patients with diarrhea. These patient populations are at increased risk from complications from diarrhea, including dehydration and electrolyte imbalances.