Childhood Illnesses

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  • Created on: 30-05-13 16:54
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  • Childhood illness
    • SIGNS OF ILLNESS:
      • -Raised or lowered temperature
      • -Vomiting or nausea
      • -Diarrhoea or constipation
      • -Swollen glands
      • -Joint pains
      • -Difficulty breathing
      • -A cough, headache, stomach ache, runny nose or earache
      • Changed behaviour (crying more than usual or changed sleeping pattern for example)
    • ILLNESSES:
      • Mumps
      • Chicken pox
      • Measles
      • Rubella
      • Whooping cough
      • Meningitis
      • Tuberculosis
    • Caring for a sick child:
      • Comfort and cuddle them
      • Give them time and attention
      • Give them appropriate medicine
      • Check their temperature
      • Give them lots to drink
    • When to seek help:
      • Temperature is over 39'C
      • Severe cough
      • Persistent headache/earache
      • Hasn't passed urine in the past 12 hours

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