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    Pediatric Nursing

    Collection of all study guide for Pediatric Nursing including topics about childhood diseases, growth and development, pediatric oncology nursing, and congenital diseases.

    Colic

    Colic is commonly described as a behavioral syndrome in neonates and infants that is characterized by excessive, paroxysmal crying.

    Hookworms

    Learn about hookworms in this nursing study guide. Get to know the assessment, diagnosis, nursing interventions, and nursing care management in this hookworms guide.

    Roundworms (Ascariasis)

    Ascariasis predominates in areas of poor sanitation and is associated with malnutrition, iron-deficiency anemia, and impairments of growth and cognition.

    Congenital Hypothyroidism

    Congenital hypothyroidism (CH) is inadequate thyroid hormone production in newborn infants.

    Seizure Disorders (Epilepsy)

    A seizure is a sudden, uncontrolled electrical disturbance in the brain. It can cause changes in behavior, movements or feelings, and in levels of consciousness.

    Strabismus

    Strabismus is the inward deviation of the eyes noted before the patient reaches age 6 months. It is associated with maldevelopment of stereopsis, motion processing, and eye movements.

    Gastroesophageal Reflux

    In pediatric gastroesophageal reflux, immaturity of lower esophageal sphincter (LES) function is manifested by frequent transient lower esophageal relaxations (tLESRs), which result in the retrograde flow of gastric contents into the esophagus.

    Enterobiasis

    Enterobiasis (also called pinworm, seatworm, or threadworm infection) is a benign intestinal disease caused by the nematode Enterobius vermicularis. It is the most prevalent helminthic infection in the United States. 

    Iron Deficiency Anemia

    Iron deficiency anemia develops when body stores of iron drop too low to support normal red blood cell (RBC) production.

    Congenital Talipes Equinovarus (Clubfoot)

    Congenital clubfoot or clubfoot is a deformity in which the entire foot is inverted, the heel is drawn up, and the forefoot is adducted.

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