Although anyone can get Lyme disease, children spend a lot of time outdoors and are at particular risk. Lyme disease can present as an infection in various ways. If the doctor thinks that your child has Lyme disease based on symptoms and possible exposure, your child will most likely receive 2-4 weeks of antibiotics.
Part 1 outlines the program and criteria to which patients/families must adhere; Part 2 outlines troubleshooting ideas for: leaking at catheter site; local irritation (i.e. redness, swelling, itching; extreme discomfort with needle; blood return observed; long infusion times; needle contaminated by touching, dropping, etc.; infusion pump stops during infusion.
Answers the common questions about respiratory infections in children, such as: colds; epiglottis; sore throat; bronchiolitis; bronchitis; whooping cough; croup.
In French. Votre enfant souffre d’une déficience ou d’un dysfonctionnement important du système immunitaire et aura besoin de perfusions d’immunoglobulines pour y remédier. Le traitement standard actuel consiste en une perfusion d’immunoglobulines par voie intraveineuse (dans une veine) ou sous-cutanée (sous la peau).
In French. SARM est le sigle utilisé pour désigner le staphylococcus aureus résistant à la méticilline, une bactérie commune qui se retrouve sur la peau et dans le nez et qui est habituellement inoffensive.
In French. Le virus respiratoire syncytial, communément appelé RSV d’après son nom en anglais, est la cause la plus fréquente d’une infection des voies respiratoires inférieures chez les bébés et les jeunes enfants. / How RSV is spread, what the symptoms are, how it is treated.
Why is this medication being prescribed for your baby? In addition to zidovudine, additional antiretroviral medications which slow the growth of the HIV virus, may be prescribed for the baby to help prevent the baby from getting HIV infection. Lamivudine is given as part of a protocol in which the newborn receives 2 doses by mouth every 12 hours for two weeks.
MRSA is short for Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It is a common bacteria that can live on the skin and in the nose and does not usually cause any harm. MRSA refers to the type of staphylococcal bacteria that are resistant to the antibiotic methicillin. It is often resistant to other types of antibiotics as well.
Why is this medication being prescribed for your baby? In addition to zidovudine, additional antiretroviral medications may be prescribed for the baby to help prevent the baby from getting HIV infection. Nevirapine is given as part of a protocol in which the newborn receives a total of 3 doses by mouth.
How RSV is spread, what the symptoms are, how it is treated.
VRE is short for Vancomycin Resist-ance Enterococci. Enterococci are bacteria that live in the gastrointestinal tract (bowels) of most individuals and generally do not cause harm. Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) is a type of enterococci that is resistant to the antibiotic vancomycin. If a person has an infection caused by VRE it can be more difficult to treat.
Why is this medication being prescribed for your baby? Zidovudine is an antiretroviral drug that slows the growth of the HIV virus. Zidovudine has shown to decrease the risk of a mother passing the HIV virus to her baby when it is taken by the mother in pregnancy and delivery and by the baby for up to 6 weeks after birth.