Protein Energy Malnutrition

Protein Energy Malnutrition also known as PEM is a range of clinicopathological condition arising from lack of varying proportions of protein and calories, occurring most frequently in infants and young children and is usually associated with infection. It is the most common nutritional disorder in developing countries like Bangladesh, India, African countries etc. Department of Pediatrics under Faculty of Medical Sciences of University of Nigeria has conducted a research on “Under-five Protein Energy Malnutrition Admitted at the University of In Nigeria Teaching Hospital”. The online Continue Reading…..

Pediatric Acute Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain in children is quite common. Sometimes urgent medical or surgical attention is required to relief abdominal pain. Parents go crazy over abdominal pain in children. They fear something terrible is going to happen with their children. Believe me, I have seen a lot recently in Pediatrics ward. There is nothing to blame on those parents. they just needs correct information and some medication to relive the pain urgently. “what to do with stomach pain” is the question asked by the Continue Reading…..

Diarrhoea and Dehydration in Children: Causes and Treatment

Diarrhoea is usually defined as the passage of three or more loose or watery stools in a 24 hr period, according to WHO. Diarrhoea is three types as follows: Acute watery diarrhoea, Persistent diarrhoea, and Dysentery. It is one of the leading cause of malnutrition, illness, and death among children in developing countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, African countries, etc. Fortunately, the treatment of diarrhoea is simple and easy. Hardly requires costly treatment.  Loose stool or diarrhoea being one that Continue Reading…..

Most Commons Patients in Pediatrics Ward of RMCH, Bangladesh

I have been busy with my duty in Pediatric ward. Recently I have joined in Pediatrics Ward of Rajshahi Medical College Hospital, Bangladesh. I have joined under Ward no 27 n Pediatrics Unit 3 of RMCH. Today I will show a list of most common patients admitted in pediatrics ward. This list is based on my observation and clinical data. The information presented here is not 100% accurate. But a random presentation of common diseases in children. The serious cases needs Continue Reading…..

After Delivery Care of Rh Negative Mother giving Birth to Rh +ve Baby

Rh Negative Mother is at risk if the father is Rh Positive. Usually Rh Negative Mother gives Birth to Rh +ve Baby. An Rh Negative Mother should be aware of her pregnancy and the blood group of her husband. what is rh factor positive If you are Rh-Positive, your red blood cells do have a marker called Rh factor on them. Rh-negative blood does not have this marker. So when these two separate types of blood mixes there will be immune reaction. The Continue Reading…..

8 Factors That Influence Child Growth and Development

There are many factors that directly influence the growth and development of a child. Every parent should be aware of these points. A child needs both physical and mental support for proper growth and development. Even the word growth and development are different. Early childhood development is a crucial factor for total life. It has an effect on the whole life. So you should monitor childhood development carefully. What is Child Growth and Development? Growth Growth is defined as an increase in the size Continue Reading…..

Study Shows US Moms Are Less Active, Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy

Recently University of South Carolina has conducted a research about the US Mothers. The result of the research has made us believed that the  American mothers are more involved in Watching Television. They are far less physically active now. Rather more engaged in sedentary works. Modern science has made our life less complicated but made us fat and more vulnerable to various disease. The previous cooking, cleaning and walking around house is good for both mother and children. This research would provide a Continue Reading…..