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Fluid and Nutritional Imbalance in Children

Fluid and Nutritional imbalance in children and young people Children have a higher metabolism so they need more calories and fluid for growth The intestinal tract in children is larger per body weight compared to adults. Gastric acid secretion reaches adult levels by 10 years of age. Infants have a short oesophagus At three months pancreatic juice contains low levels of lipase Nutritional assessments Is … Continue reading Fluid and Nutritional Imbalance in Children

Below is a List of some Childhood Disorders and Diseases

  Cystic Fibrosis This is a genetic disorder that does not just affect the respiratory system, it is the most lethal autosomal recessive disorder in the white population. The exocrine glands are affected resulting in the overproduction of thick secretion that block body passages, in particular, the lungs thereby clogging the lungs. Clogging the lungs causes breathing difficulties as well as mucus trapping bacterial increase … Continue reading Below is a List of some Childhood Disorders and Diseases