Home Authors Posts by Marianne Belleza, RN
Marianne Belleza, RN
Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders arising from a malfunction of motor centers and neural pathways in the brain.
Febrile seizures are seizures or convulsions that occur in young children and are triggered by fever.
Caring for children who are ill challenges every nurse to function at the highest level of professional competence. Giving medication is one of the...
Whether the setting is a hospital or other healthcare facility, it is important to gather information regarding the child's history and current status.
Hydrocephalus is a condition characterized by an excess of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) within the ventricular and subarachnoid spaces of the cranial cavity.
Special senses are more specialized in structure and are bounded and confined to specific parts of the body. The special senses are smell, taste, sight, hearing, and balance.
Infants who fail to gain weight and who shows signs of delayed development are classified as failure-to-thrive infants.
The most common facial malformations, cleft lip and cleft palate, occur either alone or in combination. Description Although a cleft lip and a cleft palate often...
School phobia or school refusal is a common childhood behavior problem that refers to a child's refusal to attend school.
Blood is the “river of life” that surges within us. It transports everything that must be carried from one place to another within the body- nutrients, wastes (headed for elimination from the body) and body heat through blood vessels. Long before modern medicine, blood was viewed as magical, because when it drained from the body, life departed as well.