Dermatologist Dr Susan Primmer answers must know questions about Eczema in children (Pedcast)

Dr Susan Primmer returns to answer questions about a very common childhood skin condition known as eczema.  Get the latest information from a doctor who is both a pediatrician and a dermatologist.  How cool is that!

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The Physiology of Dehydration – A Parent’s Guide (Pedcast)

As humans, water is crucial to our existence.  Severe water loss from vomiting and diarrhea are the leading causes of death in children worldwide.  In today’s Pedcast, Doc Smo explains the physiology of dehydration and gives parents steps to take to prevent such a viral stomach illness from turning into a life threatening situation for their children.

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This chart explains the development of the stomach flu into acidosis :

SmoNotes:

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King, Caleb K. et al “Managing Acute Gastroenteritis Among Children : Oral Rehydration, Maintenance, and Nutritional Therapy.” Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 52.16 (2003): 1-22. Center for Disease Control. Web. 11 Jan. 2010. <http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr5216al.html>.

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Thomas, Dan W., and Frank R. Greer “Clinical Report : Probiotics and Prebiotics in Pediatrics.” American Academy of Pediatrics 126.6 (2010): 1217-1231. Web. 9 Jan. 2011. <http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/peds.2010-2548v1>.

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FamilyDoctor.org. American Academy of Family Physicians, 15 Jan. 1999. Web. 10 Jan. 2011 <http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/children/parents/common/stomach/196.html?sms_ss=email&at_xt=4d2d14d3f597242a,0>.

4.  RECIPE FOR PEDIALYTE

Healthy Perspectives. 21 Jan. 2009. 10 Jan. 2011 <http://healthyperspectives.blogspot.com/2007/10/homemade-pedialyte-recipe.html>.

5. RECIPE FOR PEDIALYTE

EHow. 21 Mar. 2010. 10 Jan. 2011 <http://www.ehow.com/how_2151092_make-pedialyte.html?sms_ss=email&at_xt=4d2f15b80e2b4f7e,0>.

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Getting a Grippe on the ‘Moving Target’ We Call Influenza (Pedcast)

Doc Smo begins the new year with the latest information about Influenza. Learn how vaccinating your children against flu this season will not only help them, but those around them.

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Retrospective Thoughts from 2010 (Pedcast)

This week’s podcast is a partial retrospective of the past years pedcasts.  Sometimes, it helps to look back as well as forward.  We at DocSmo appreciate 2010 and are anxious to get into 2011.

 

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