Scarlet fever is an exotoxin-mediated disease arising from group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection.
Mental retardation is characterized by sub-average cognitive functioning which includes deficits in two or more adaptive behaviors and personal IQ in WAIS below 70 or 69 in Standardized-Binet intelligence scale.
After the operation, the doctor will fix the cut sternum with a steel wire, so it is normal to feel tight and pain.
Chest percussion is a method to loosen sputum in the lungs and trachea by using hands or a phlegm cup to knock the back, which will then flow out of the trachea with the action of postural drainage and gravity, so as to improve the breathing condition.
Tourette syndrome (TS or Tourette's) is a chronic neurodevelopmental disorder in children, and its pathogenesis is still unclear. It often occurs in children between the ages of 2 and 15.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder that originates in childhood and is highly heritable and clustered in different generations of the family.
Esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) puts a thin tube with a very small camera into the mouth, passing through the esophagus, stomach and duodenum to observe the health status along the way for diagnosis and treatment.
For newborn babies, parents always want to give them the best of everything besides careful care. However, some parents may worry about not knowing what's going on with the baby, thus delaying treatment.
Once the wound has healed and the stitches have been taken out, remove the dressing and the patient can take a shower, but keep the wound dry.