International Journal of Pediatric Research and Reviews

Zika Congenital Syndrome: Clinical Characteristics of Children Accompanied in the IMIP Rehabilitation Center

Research Article of International Journal of Pediatric Research and Reviews Zika Congenital Syndrome: Clinical Characteristics of Children Accompanied in the IMIP Rehabilitation Center Chagas L.K.S1, Chagas A.C.S2, Lima N.O3, Botelho A.C.G4, Lima M.R.O5, Gonçalves A.D.M. 1Estudante do Curso de Farmácia – UFPE; E-mail:, 2,3Fisioterapeutas, IMIP, 4Orientadora/Tutora de Fisioterapia da FPS, 5Co-orientadora/ Coordenadora do Centro de Reabilitação do IMIP, 6Co-orientadora, Residente do Programa de Residência Multiprofissional em Reabilitação Física do IMIP. Introduction: The microcephaly epidemic in Brazil, decreed as a National Public Health Emergency, was confirmed as a result of the congenital infection by ZIKA Virus (ZIKV). From November 2015 to April 2017 there are already 2,653 confirmed cases throughout the country and despite presenting characteristics similar to known microcephaly, the severe anomalies caused by ZIKV are unique and have been termed ZIKV Congenital Syndrome (SCZV), whose complete spectrum is still not well defined. Objective: To identify and describe the main clinical findings of children with SCZV, aged between 12 and 15 months. Methodology: Cross-sectional descriptive study, realized at the Centro de Reabilitação e Medicina Física Prof. Ruy Neves Baptista of Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira (IMIP) in Recife - PE. The study included children who were followed up at the Centro de Reabilitação do IMIP and diagnosed with microcephaly by ZIKV, and the children’s data were collected, including imaging tests, followed by a clinical evaluation of the characteristic findings of SCZV. Results and Discussion: A total of 38 children, 65.8% female, with a mean head circumference (HC) of 28.6 cm, were evaluated. All the children presented abnormalities in the findings of cranial tomography, calcifications were found throughout the sample, and ventriculomegaly in almost 90% of them, constituting the most important alterations. The main clinical findings were: hypertonia in 34 children, visual deficit in 30, occurrence of spasms in ...

Lifting Services in Respect of Children Victims of Violence in a Regional of Pernambuco

Research Article of International Journal of Pediatric Research and Reviews Lifting Services in Respect of Children Victims of Violence in a Regional of Pernambuco Anjos, A.M1, Nascimento, D.F.R2, Lins, I.R3, Costa, M.P4, Lima, G.G.V5 1,2,3,4,5,6Estudantes de Pós-Graduação do Programa de Residência Multiprofissional em Saúde Coletiva com Ênfase em Gestão de Redes de Atenção à Saúde – ESPPE; Introduction: Violence can be defined as the intentional use of physical force or real or threatening power against itself, against another person, or against a group or a community, resulting in or likely to result in injury, death, psychological damage, developmental disability or deprivation. Objective: To provide subsidies to child health professionals in order to map care services to children victims of violence in a Health Region in the Northern Zone of the state of Pernambuco. Methodology: This is a cross-sectional descriptive study, in which a survey of services was carried out in the municipalities of the Regional Health XII that are currently working in the modality of reception and / or care for children victims of violence. Results and Discussion: Based on the study and survey carried out, it was possible to discriminate the various types of violence and the knowledge of the services in several sectors that work with the subject. Thus, the construction of a map indicating the specific services for the reception and / or care of children victims of each type of violence was carried out in each municipality, so that the services that are most present in the municipalities are the Basic Health Units, and, on the other hand, the services that are still non-existent in the ten municipalities are the Centers for Child Psychosocial Care (CAPSi). Conclusion: Through this work it was possible to conclude that the network of care and care services for child victims of ...

Prevalence of Children With Lactose Intolerance in an Interior of Pernambuco

Research Article of International Journal of Pediatric Research and Reviews Prevalence of Children With Lactose Intolerance in an Interior of Pernambuco Lima, G.G.V1; Silva, G.M2; Barbosa, M.A3; Lima, W.L4; Fernandes, T.F.S5 1Resident in Collective Health with Emphasis in Management of Health Care Networks - ESPPE; 2Graduate student in Food Quality Control - IDE Courses; 3Student of Post-graduation in Clinical Nutrition-Uni Nassau; 4Graduate Student in Functional Nutrition - CCE; 5Teacher/Researcher, linked to College São Miguel-FSM Introduction: Among the food intolerances frequently found in pediatrics is lactose intolerance, which is incapable of digesting lactose due to the deficiency of lactase, an enzyme responsible for the hydrolysis of lactose into glucose and galactose. This pathology is a risk for the development of malnutrition. Objective: To evaluate the prevalence of lactose intolerant children, their nutritional status and their correlation with family history. Methodology: Descriptive study, of a quantitative and transverse nature. Primary and secondary data were used with appreciation of the Ethics and Research Committee. Results and Discussion: Of the 623 medical records examined by children between 0 and 10 years old, 8 were diagnosed with Intolerance to lactose, most of which presented adequate nutritional status and 75% of them had a history of lactose intolerance in the family. In childhood, the lactase deficiency may present physical and nutritional complications due to the presence of its signs and symptoms. There is evidence that initial bacterial selection within the gastrointestinal tract is partly genetically determined. Most of the mothers presented deregulate intestinal function and reported a history of lactose intolerance in the family, which can be correlated to the fact that the maternal intestinal microbiota and genetic factors interfere in the initial bacterial selection of the child. Conclusion: In view of the health problems that can be generated in children with lactose intolerance and the influence ...

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