Flashcards in Community Paeds Deck (12):
At 5 days old children get a 'heel prick' what does this test for?
What are this national and local figures for being overweight or obese at reception vs year 6?
Reception - 22% national - 26% hackney
Year 6 - 34% national - 40% hackney
What are the red flags for development?
Not able to reach for objects - 6m
Not able to sit unsupported - 12 months
No speech - 18m
Not walking - 18m
Not running - 2.5y
What is the triad for autistic spectrum disorders?
What is the most common cause of motor impairment in children?
Cerebral palsy (cause 80% antenatal, 10% intrapartum, 10% postnatal)
What are the types of cerebral palsy and how are they different?
Spastic (70%) increased tone
- hemiparesis - one side effected
- diplegic - both legs
- quadriplegic- all 4 limbs
- hypotonia with uncoordinated movements and tremor
- fluctuating tone leading to involuntary movements
Can premature babies receive vaccinations?
What are the classifications for IUGR?
Asymmetrical (hc>ac) or symmetrical
(Head circumference vs abdominal circumference)
Asymmetrical - later cause - placenta
Symmetrical- early - genetics or infections
What does sga mean?
Small for gestational age
Can be normal, preterm or iugr
What is bakers hypothesis?
Low birth weight babies - higher chance of CVD in later life