Atopic dermatitis in children: do you need a diet and how to treat it
Atopic dermatitis (ATD) is a chronic skin disease that may have a hereditary predisposition. Such a diagnosis is made solely by clinical manifestations. It is characterized by a violation of…

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How to feed a baby
Food is fuel that is required by any body for life. That is why a decrease in appetite in a child always causes a lot of anxiety and concern among…

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When you need to urgently call a doctor
Mass vaccination against mumps has led to certain changes in the nature of the spread of this disease. If earlier they were mostly ill for children aged 3-6 years, then…

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Diphtheria treatment

All patients with diphtheria, regardless of the severity of the condition, must be hospitalized in an infectious diseases hospital.

The treatment is as follows:

Diet – fortified, high-calorie, carefully cooked food.

Etiotropic therapy (that is, aimed at eliminating the cause of the disease) – the introduction of anti-diphtheria serum (PDS), the dose and number of times of administration depend on the severity and form of the disease. With a mild form, PDS is administered once intramuscularly in a dose of 20–40 thousand IU, with a moderate form – 50–80 thousand IU once or, if necessary, repeatedly in the same dose after 24 hours. When treating a severe form of the disease, the total dose increases to 90–120 thousand IU or even up to 150 thousand IU (infectious-toxic shock, DIC). In this case, 2/3 of the dose is administered immediately, and during the first day of hospitalization, 3/4 of the total dose should be administered. Continue reading

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