Prestigious pediatrician with over 20 years experience as a specialist in the care of the adopted child. He is the current director of the Unit Attention to adopted child Dexeus University Hospital Chiron and specializes in Ambulatory Pediatrics.
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• More than 25 years of experience• Director of Care Unit at University Hospital adopted child Chiron Dexeus.
• Primary Care Pediatrician in the Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital Dexeus Chiron.• Director of Ambulatory Pediatrics day organized annually for 27 years. ...
• Specialist care to an adopted child and ambulatory pediatrics.• Expert in domestic and international adoptions.
• Co - director of training courses and the Department of Pediatrics
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Barcelona.• Title of Specialist in Pediatrics.
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Children born to women who consume alcohol during pregnancy have Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. This damage mostly occurs later intellectual development. AlcChildren born to women who consume alcohol during pregnancy have Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. This damage mostly occurs later intellectual development. Alcohol also alters the function of the placenta, decreasing the oxygen transfer and various essential nutrients ,.
Acute respiratory infection is an infection of the lower respiratory tract or lungs less than 15 days. Sometimes you may end up in pneumonia. It is onAcute respiratory infection is an infection of the lower respiratory tract or lungs less than 15 days. Sometimes you may end up in pneumonia. It is one of the leading causes of death in children and adults.
When a child is adopted is subjected to sudden large changes that will change your life quickly. Therefore, some children sometimes require specialistWhen a child is adopted is subjected to sudden large changes that will change your life quickly. Therefore, some children sometimes require specialists who know how to guide this stage of psychological growth to make it as standardized as possible.
During the early years of a child proper nutrition it is necessary not only to ensure proper physical growth of the child, but also for their intellecDuring the early years of a child proper nutrition it is necessary not only to ensure proper physical growth of the child, but also for their intellectual development. Also, it depends on their ability to learn, think, communicate with others and adapt to the environment. If the infant feeding is not appropriate, the child may develop certain cardiovascular diseases or suffer overweight and obesity, which if not treated in time can become such a high severity to cause their death. Furthermore, it is at an early age when children acquire the eating habits and customs of everyday life that will later be difficult to change. It is therefore very important to establish from small both routine regular exercise, such as good nutritional habits. Among the medical recommendations for proper infant feeding, notes: intake of five fruits and vegetables a day, not abuse fats or control the consumption of sugary drinks and sweets.
Vaccines are a number of drugs used as a preventive measure in the occurrence of diseases and allergies. When germs enter our body, the immune system recognizes them as foreign substances (antigens agents); therefore, the system itself is responsible for putting the production of the required amount of antibodies up to combat these antigens. Based on this process, the vaccines contain weakened or killed antigens that stimulate the immune system to produce antibodies. That way, the body is ready to fight germs or viruses for which you have been vaccinated. In the infant stage an immunization schedule for common diseases (and even some already eradicated in some parts of the world) is planned and every age is assigned the corresponding. For adults a series of seasonal vaccines (such as flu, for example) and a number of compulsory vaccinations before traveling to certain countries in other continents that may involve the risk of transmission of diseases of these areas are established.
Abdominal pain is a symptom of different diseases. It is the pain felt in the area between the chest and groin. It occurs for different reasons, the main ones are: constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, food allergies or intolerances or food poisoning. ...
Disorder Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a behavioral disorder that begins in childhood and is characterized by an excessive increase in impulsivity, hyperactivity, as well as difficulty sustaining attention in an activity for a period of time I continued. When this type of behavior is persistent, more frequent and higher than usual in children of age intensity, ends up affecting their school performance and their relations in various areas of their lives. According to the predominant symptoms in the child, the three types of ADHD are the inattentive (inattention), the hyperactive-impulsive, and combined, to comply with symptomatology of both types simultaneously. The origin of this disease is highly genetic and is due to a malfunction of some neurotransmitters (messengers) of the area of the brain responsible for executive system that dominates the ability of concentration and attention. Moreover, in many cases, children affected by ADHD also suffer from other disorders such as depression, anxiety or learning disorders. Therefore, it is important to establish proper treatment appropriate to each patient's diagnosis, but usually psychotherapy with specialized academic support and guidance of parents combined.
The Apgar test is the physical exam to the newborn. The doctor performs a test in which five parameters to know how the baby tolerated birth and how it evolves outside the womb are valued.
Respiratory effort, heart rate, muscle tone, reflexes and skin color: 5 points examined
Atopic dermatitis is a skin disease, sometimes chronic. Atopic skin shows inflammation and redness continue, is more sensitive because it lacks certain proteins. Atopic dermatitis is more common in babies, may appear within 2 to 6 months of age. Many people overcome over the years.
Breastfeeding is the feeding of the newborn with mother's breast milk. WHO and UNICEF have stressed the importance of breastfeeding, essential for the six months baby piles. Also they recommended to continue breastfeeding later, while others are introduced complementary foods until at least two years.
Obesity is a disorder of the weight of a person is above what is considered healthy based on their height. Today, childhood obesity is a problem that affects a large number of developed countries where the number of children and adolescents who are overweight is rising alarmingly. Obese children may have serious health problems in adulthood, and heart disease, diabetes, asthma, high cholesterol, sleep apnea, etc. In addition to the physical consequences, childhood obesity can also involve psychological problems such as low self-esteem, depression or feelings of inferiority, which prevent the child to interact with others and limit their social relationships. Sometimes the weight problem may be caused by a disease or an imbalance of hormones, but more often it is by a poor diet, hence the importance of instilling healthy habits to children.
Infectious diseases are those caused by germs. These little creatures are everywhere: air, land, water and other living things. Any infection can be acquired by touch, eat or drink, or breathe any object or living being that contains them. Apart from events beyond our control such as a dog bite or a mosquito bite. Vaccines, proper hand washing and medicines intake are some of the actions that help us to prevent this type of disease. The four types of germs are: bacteria, viruses, fungi or protozoa
Meningitis is an inflammation of the meninges, the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. There are several types of this disease, but the most common is viral meningitis, which occurs when a virus enters the body through the nose or mouth and travels to the brain. Bacterial meningitis is rare, but can be lethal. Although anyone can get it, the disease usually occurs in children and in people who have a hard time fighting infections. All types of meningitis are characterized by the presence of meningeal syndrome, which includes symptoms such as headache, vomiting, high fever, stiff neck, and generally feeling unwell; these symptoms occur three to six days after exposure to the bacteria or virus. Meningitis vaccine can be effective in preventing some bacterial infections that cause the disease. ...
Neonatology is the branch of medicine that involves the study and care of the first hours of life of newborns, which are considered crucial in determining possible future complications and react to them. The perinatal history, ie, the facts to assess the newborn, is conditioned by family, physiological, medical history, etc. Medical professionals play this specialty are responsible for overseeing the baby's vital signs to determine if your heart rate is correct and check the proper breathing and organ function, among other tasks. Neonatology usually develops within hospitals, as it takes place from the moment the baby is born. Later, when the baby is discharged, the revision of the newborn is exerted from the pediatric unit, usually carried out in ambulatory. ...
Breathing problems occur when the body is unable to acquire the oxygen it needs. They occur as a result of a stuffy nose or because of physical exercise. However, in some cases symptoms of serious illness. ...
Set of processes, customs, etc., related to human consumption. Nutrition is the biological process in which organisms assimilate food and fluids necessary for operation, growth and maintenance of their vital functions. Nutrition is the study of the relationship between food and health, especially in the determination of a diet.
An allergy is a reaction of the body's immune system to certain substances that are ingested, inhaled or touched. The pediatric allergy is one that affects children and only occurs when in contact with the allergen, elapsed stage of newborn. It has a hereditary component and it is advisable observation and prevention before the appearance of the first symptoms and the presence of atopic dermatitis, asthma, predisposition to insect bites or suffer hives, etc. All these signs may indicate that the child is potentially allergic. A comprehensive study by pediatrician and Allergology service hospital help determine if there is such pathology.
According to UNICEF, child malnutrition is the result of insufficient food intake and repeated infectious diseases, the first year of a child's life is essential for growth, both for their physical and psychological development, so it becomes so important Food at this stage of life, although it remains at all. Malnourished children have lower than normal for their age and stunted body weight. Moreover, they are too thin or have vitamin deficiencies and / or minerals (imbalance known as "hidden hunger"). Apart from the lack of sufficient food intake, other causes of child malnutrition include: acute respiratory infections, digestive diseases (diarrhea, colitis ...), lack of consumption of vitamin supplements or fortified foods ...
Poisoning in childhood is a frequent complaint in consultation health centers, but seem to have been stabilizing in recent years thanks in part to improved health education of families and security checks. Poisonings involve accidental contact with toxic substances that can cause serious health problems and even lead to life-threatening situations. In the case of pediatric poisonings occur most often at home by the accidental ingestion by children of medicines, toiletries or pesticides. It is therefore very important to keep out of reach any intoxicant or drug. There may also be poisoning bites and insects or animals, and food poisoning. To diagnosis a complete physical examination of the child is required, and the treatment will vary depending on the poisoning. ...
We talked about early puberty when the body changes physically and sexually develop earlier than normal. Normally, usually it occurs between 8 and 14 years in boys and between 9 and 16 girls. Although the age at which a child passes puberty always depend on family history, nutrition and sex. Currently, there is no specific reason that explains why some patients develop early puberty, but in some cases, is due to brain or genetic alterations.
The rash is a red rash that usually appears as a consequence of certain infectious diseases (such as measles, scarlet fever, rubella, fifth disease, etc.), and are more common in childhood than at any other time life. They can be caused as a reaction to other causes: when they are caused by a virus known as viral rash; if accompanied by fever it is the so-called sudden rash that affects infants in their first year of life; sometimes they are the symptom of a disease of unknown origin, so the urgent attention of the child is required to assess and diagnose the severity, or if due to a drug reaction.
Short stature or stature refers to children and adolescents who are below average height that corresponds to their age. Short stature is not necessarily a symptom of a health problem, it may be a delay in growth or slower than normal, or a parent who is of short stature. ...
Vomiting involve the expulsion of stomach contents through the esophagus through the mouth. Many vecesm accompanied by nausea (feeling like vomiting) and stomach or abdominal pain. When we talk about not talking about vomiting disease but of manifestations associated with other symptoms such as headache, diarrhea, etc.
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