How can I raise awareness of bullying prevention in our school?
Some approaches taken to raise awareness include social media campaigns, morning or assembly announcements, posters and student surveys.
What are the symptoms of dehydration in children?
Dehydration in children can occur in mild, moderate and severe forms. The signs and symptoms associated with each stage can vary and worsen. In mild dehydration, generally the only signs and symptoms …
What causes failure to thrive?
Children can fail to thrive for many reasons. They can roughly be divided into three categories: medical reasons, behavioral reasons and environmental reasons.
What is the prognosis following a head injury?
Minor head injuries with no associated brain injury generally result in a full recovery without long-term complications.
How is dehydration in children treated?
Treatment for dehydration in children is focused on replenishing the electrolytes and fluid that have been lost during dehydration. Mild dehydration can be treated without the need of medical services…
What are parasomnias?
Parasomnias are disorders of sleep in which disruptive or unwanted behaviors, sensations or experiences occur. Examples include sleepwalking, night terrors and nightmares.
What are some common childhood illnesses?
Common childhood illnesses include chickenpox, conjunctivitis; head lice; middle ear infections; various rashes; hand, foot and mouth disease; asthma; croup; ringworm; gastroenteritis; food allergies;…
What can be done at home to treat a head injury?
Treatment for a head injury will depend on the severity of the damage. Assuming there are no complications, most mild head injuries can be treated with pain-relief medications, rest, and icepacks appl…
When should I first take my child to the dentist?
Ideally, schedule your child's first dentist visit before they are 12 months of age, or within six months of their first tooth appearing. While there may not be very much that the dentist needs to do …
Who gets febrile convulsions?
Febrile convulsions commonly occur in children aged between 3 months and 5 years.
Can bedwetting be prevented?
Bedwetting happens normally to some children and is not under their control so it cannot be prevented. Scolding or shaming a child will also not help prevent or treat the behavior. Waking the child at…