What is the #1 reasons kids are chronically missing school?
people with asthma...
50% less oxygen available, untreated can cause lungy function changes
managing childhood asthma
reduce env't triggers promote healthy lifestyle proper medication use foster emotional health
Where is the first place you see oxygen deprivation?
open up in narrow passageways by relaxing muscles
prevent swelling and inflamation in airways
how are asthma attacks judged?
color, wheezing, rate
sever asthma attack
very litle color, more wheezing, huge increasing in breathing rate
ancreas produces too little or no insulin which controls the body's blood sugar level runs in families obesity age increase, incidence increase can lose vision, problem with kidney, cirulatory problems
primary substance responsible for regulationg blood sugar levels allow glucose to be used by cells for energy
after eating ...
glucose rises insulin released glucose lowers
Type 1 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes
mostly adults, but new to children insulin resistance, which means that their bodies don't use insulin properly very correlated to overweight
only in pregnancy but increases chance of type 2 later
5 month test
watch body handle sugar during pregnancy to test for diabetes
What are the halmark symptoms of diabetes?
increased thirst and appetite, frequent urination
3 goals of diabetes
manage condition prevent long term complications challenges: puberty, individuals responsiblity, teenager habits
low blood glucose occurs when person eats to little or too much exercise
high blood glucose insulis is too slow to allow the glucose to go down Body makes acids and ketons when burn fat = ketoacidoso
ketones smell like
cells multiply to rapidly and replace helathy cells
when cells grow and spread.....
when tumors grow slowly and don't spread
cancer causing agent
cancer of the white blood cells common in kids
many different kinds many times the cause is a mystery aim is to control siezures with antiepileptic drugs and known triggers
occurs with high fever, usually outgrown after childhood
reatcion to frustration or shock
post brain injury
veterans who come home due to traumatic brain injury have also been known to have siezures
complex developmental disorder usually happens before 3 spectrum disorder- wide variability affects social interaction and communication skills more prevalent in boys 2-6/1000 kids
communication problem w autism
language develops slowly or not at all uses words/w no meaning gestures
alone time, less responsive to social cues
sensory impairment autism
sensitivity to light, sound, smell, touch, or taste
no spontaneous play, no imitation
overactive or very passive, obsessive interest
autism is not genetic, parenting, or naughty
What is the 1st condition we know the exact gene spot?
30,000 ppl causes body to produce thick,sticky, mucus in lungs and or pancreas salty skin, coughing, excessive appetite
cysitc fibrosis treatment
chest therapy, antibiotics, enriched diet, vitamins, enzymes DONT DISCOURAGE COUGHING
impairing control of movement and posture DONT WORSEN OVER TIME faulty to motor areas in brain involuntary movements, bad balance usually before age 3
traumatic brain injury
can't tell extent of damage by looking at somebody
what has lead?
dust and paint
how do u prevent it?
stay away from dust and paint wash your hands before you eat leave your shoes at the door get your blood tested
not contagious lead can be in the air from doors and windows younger the child the more chance of binding in brain 1st prevention- clean 2nd prev- find
sickle cell anemia
more common in African americans (1/12) a person inherits recessive trait that causes their red blood cells to change shape
anemia is what happens when....
the body's number of RBC falls below normal
1/10 persists over 2 weeks
coping with illness or disability (7)
denial, acceptance, projection, displacement, compensation, identifying with aggressor, regression
common in adolescence older adolescents
identifying with agressor
turn negative into positive
common with stress
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