Los niños saludables tienen dientes saludables. Los dientes
saludables son importantes para comer, hablar, y apariencia. Esta guía
describe pasos que los padres pueden tomar para estar ciertos que la salud dental está mantenida de nacimiento a través de los años pre-escolares.
Healthy children have healthy teeth. Healthy teeth are
important for eating, speech, and appearance. This guide describes
steps parents may take to be certain that dental health is maintained from birth through the preschool years.
This research focuses on the economic and social impacts to women’s and children’s dental health after methamphetamine abuse. Family oral health status, access to professional services, health literacy and home hygienic practices are evaluated in the frameworks of critical medical anthropology, applied anthropological praxis and matrix and bio-psycho-social addiction models...
Seven cerebral palsied children living in the home and their
mothers were involved in this study. The mothers attended eight
weekly sessions and were instructed in basic nutrition and feeding
skill development. A Food and Nutrition Education Curriculum was
developed for this instruction. Each of the eight lessons in the...
Each year an estimated one million young women in the United States develop an eating disorder. Without early recognition of symptoms and early intervention/treatment, these eating disorders can lead to a host of chronic and debilitating illnesses.
Tooth erosion is one of the first signs of an eating disorder, providing...
When children break bones or get fevers, they know something is wrong. Often, however, they don’t know what it is, why it is, how it happened, or if they will get better. Because they’re in pain and know so little, illness and injury can be very frightening.
Children with developmental disabilities (DD), particularly autism spectrum disorder (ASD), may use complementary health approaches (CHA), including some modalities that can be unsafe, inefficacious, and/or costly. Still, the prevalence of CHA use among US children with DD is not known and their reasons for use are not well understood. By...
We compared uropathogen antibiotic susceptibility across age groups of ambulatory
pediatric patients. For Escherichia coli (n=5,099) and other Gram-negative rods (n=626), significant
differences (p<0.05) existed across age groups for ampicillin, cefazolin, and
trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole susceptibility. In E. coli, differences in
trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole susceptibility varied from 79% in children under 2 to 88%...