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    Health Care Associated Infections

    What is Health Care Associated Infection and how serious is this problem? Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are infections that patients acquire during the course of receiving healthcare treatment for other conditions. These infections related to medical care can be devastating and even deadly.According to recent data provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), Approximately 1 out of every 20 hospitalized patients will contract an HAI. In 2002, the estimated number of HAIs in U.S. hospitals, adjusted to include federal facilities, was approximately 1.7 million.

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    Broken Tooth

    Many parents don't know is that a tooth can be saved and successfully re-implanted in their child's mouth. You don't have to plant a false tooth if you know what to do when your child's tooth gets dislodged. Here are some first aid tips and what you should do when confronted with such a situation. Rush your child to the dentist along with his tooth. The sooner your child reaches the dentist, the greater the chance of a successful re-implantation. Ideally, your child's tooth should be re-implanted within 30 to 60 minutes.

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    Burns in Children

    Burns are one of the most common causes of injury to children, yet there are many parents who are still unsure of what to do when their little one burns a finger. Here are some quick first aid tips on treating minor first-degree burns. First of all, it is important to know the difference between first degree, second degree and third degree burns. it is important to know the difference between first degree, second degree and third degree burns. it is important to know the difference between first degree, second degree and third degree burns.

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    Dengue Fever

    Brief introduction of Dengue illness Dengue fever is a disease caused by a family of viruses that are transmitted by mosquitoes. It is an acute illness of sudden onset that usually follows a simple course with symptoms such as headache, fever, exhaustion, severe muscle and joint pain, swollen glands (lymphadenopathy),and rash. The presence (the "dengue triad") of fever, rash, and headache (and other pains) is particularly characteristic of dengue. The World Health Organization estimates that 2.5 billion people (two fifths the world's population), risk contracting dengue,

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    AUTISM VS ADHD (Attention deficits and Hyperactivity)

    In my experience as a Child and Adolescent Neuro-Psychiatrist, Child Counsellor, Family therapist and a Parent Guidance specialist and having worked with scores of children of different age groups suffering with Autism and ADHD across the world. I would like to help parents clarify doubts and concerns in relation to both the above disorders and share my experiences on a regular basis via our very useful website.Extensive work is being done at Rainbow Childrens Hospitals Hyderabad in Assessing, diagnosing and treating the above conditions in line with the latest advances in treatment and management of the above.