Child Disease

Meningitis in children

meningitis in children

The meningitis is one of the most dangerous diseases in childhood, because it can leave serious consequences and may even endanger the life of the child. The meninges are membranes covering the nervous system, and are responsible for preventing the entry of microorganisms, as well as generating the so-called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), which protects the spinal cord and brain from ...

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Children’s Cough, action guide for parents

children cough

The cough in both adults and children is a defense mechanism of the respiratory system. Its primary mission is to expel mucus, phlegm and any foreign objects located from the nose to the smallest bronchioles. In this way it gets harder to breathe better and the occurrence of complications resulting from retention of mucus and phlegm, including bacterial superinfection. It ...

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