Your role is a decisive one, in deciding how long and more importantly, how well, your loved one lives. I hope that this material helps you accomplish a substantial quality of life, for yourself as well as your patient.
First-Aid: Life Saving Resuscitation
Resuscitation is a vital emergency technique for the restoration of life or consciousness of the person whose respiration and cardiac activity have ceased. Cessation of these functions results in cessation of oxygenation of blood and pumping of the oxygenated blood to tissues. Since oxygen is essential for survival, resuscitation is done to reestablish tissue oxygenation until respiratory and cardiac functions are restored.
First-Aid: How to Give First-Aid for Nasal and Dental Injuries
A blow to the nose causes nasal injuries, as in boxing bout. The condition is diagnosed by the following features.
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Dental Care: Myths and Legends in Dentistry
It is strange how the teeth seem to figure in myths and legends throughout history. They occupy some deep area of anxiety in our subconscious as well as causing many of us concern in our working hours. People often have dreams in which the loss or damage of teeth occurs.There seems to be a profound fear of tooth loss which, in more primitive times, arose from the difficulty in masticating food without teeth. In modern times the fear is probably more a cosmetic one.
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Asthma Treatment: Are You a Potential Asthmatic?
This questionnaire will help you in finding weather you are an asthmatic or not.
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Alzheimer’s: Other Conditions In Early Alzheimer’s Disease
Another factor that makes early Alzheimer’s Disease difficult to detect is the presence of other conditions. Often, Alzheimer’s Disease coexists with other health problems that can mimic or resemble Alzheimer’s. Many times, it’s easy to dismiss the signs of Alzheimer’s Disease as one of these other health problems or to assume the person has Alzheimer’s when it’s really one of these other conditions.
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Dyslexia: The Application of Planning in the Writing of Compositions
Many children who are dyslexic also experience difficulties in arithmetic. This is partly because they struggle to read the arithmetic questions. In addition, however, some of them have comprehension problems, that is, even when the problem is read out to them, they cannot understand it. This indicates a deficit in simultaneous processing, the same cognitive process that is involved in word comprehension.
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Child Care: Three Important Principles of Parenthood
Three important principles regarding parenthood are:
1. Be Mentally Prepared for Parenthood
Parents are a little scared at the prospect of taking sole charge of a helpless baby for the first time. For those who are fortunate enough to have the support of the grandparents of the baby, this is easier. But for those parents who are alone (particularly if they are young and therefore mentally less prepared for this responsibility and/or both are working parents), child-care may be a big mental stress. With the coming of the baby, their life style completely changes.
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Child Care: Gross Motor Milestone Development
A newborn baby is limp and floppy. His neck is like a ragged doll, and his head lolls forwards or backwards depending on gravity. Obviously, the first important milestone necessary in order to progress further (to sitting and standing) is neck control, which comes by 4 months age when his neck stays in the same plane as the body.
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Child Care: Development of Newborn Child
Development is the qualitative progress of a child, usually divided into 4 categories:
1. Gross motor: It refers to the gross motor activities like sitting, standing etc. As mentioned earlier, it is the least important and least reliable criteria to judge the overall development of a child, though the parents lay the most emphasis on it.