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Paediatricians and nurses opt for working in a team to face new challenges in child health.

Paediatricians and nurses opt for working in a team to face new challenges in health child.

-la VII meeting annual the pediatricians was attended by numerous professionals from the Pediatrics and allowed that specialists and resident assistants can share their professional experiences in different areas

-today, pediatricians have noticed an increase in children and adolescents attending consultations by problems and disorders that can not be served in the traditional form of a medical consultation

– the Pediatricians defends the need to enhance team work of paediatricians and nurses in health centres

-pediatricians deem it necessary to enhance basic units of Pediatric primary care teams

-one of the main objectives of the pediatricians is to develop the figure of the Coordinator for primary care pediatricians to improve the responsibility of planning, coordination and evaluation of results of activity of Pediatric primary care professionals

Guadalajara, November 2011- in recent years paediatric consultations have been a notable shift in the care of the health problems and needs of care for children and adolescents. Pediatricians receive increasingly more cases of new emerging problems associated with adolescent health: child depression, ADHD with and without attention deficit, developmental disorders (Autism) neuroevolutivo, problems related to nutrition (obesity and eating disorders), school failure, child abuse, social exclusion, etc.

In order to analyse and to share the situation and current problems, the Spanish Association of Pediatrics of primary care (pediatricians) has held its annual meeting VII who have attended numerous pediatricians throughout the Spanish. The event allows in this way, specialists and resident assistants to share their professional experiences in different areas.

According to Dr. Begoña Domíngez, President of the pediatricians, “ through this meeting, specialists can analyze and reflect on the new Pediatrics posed a major challenge for primary care pediatrician, both for its training ways of developing its welfare activity ”.

Currently, pediatricians have noted an increase in children and adolescents attending consultations by problems and disorders that can not be served in the traditional form of a medical consultation. It is cases requiring more time than the specialist to get to know the critical environment of the child (family, school, friends …). “ Often need to have a cross-sectoral and global perspective that integrates the actions on health education and social services ”, pointing the pediatrician.

Pediatric nursing at the health centres

Before the current scene, pediatricians of the pediatricians highlight the need to enhance team work of paediatricians and nurses in health centres. According to Dr. Javier Blanco, Coordinator of the 7th annual meeting of the pediatricians and pediatric primary care to El Casar de Talamanca “ AP paediatricians and nurses must work in a shared setting that allows us to provide quality responses to new challenges in child health in the 21st century ”.

Among the organizational proposals, the pediatricians is essential to enhance basic units of Pediatric primary care teams. “ The idea is that these units are integrated by a pediatrician and a nurse working in a complementary manner in relation to a same population ”, argues this pediatrician. In this sense, “ paediatric nursing model is very positive, as the exclusive dedication of a nurse to the child population generates satisfaction to the users and professionals ”, qualifies the white doctor.

Organizational challenges of the pediatricians

One of the main objectives of the pediatricians is keeping the current model of primary care Pediatrics, formed by the basic unit of Pediatrics and “ ensure the right of families to which all children have assigned a paediatrician of header ”, says the expert. In this regard highlights new challenges:

-improve coordination Hospital – primary care, based on common consensus criteria, avoiding the tendency to the hospitalcentrismo and duplication of interventions on the child population ”, something that will improve the response capacity of the pediatrician and promote monitoring of chronic processes in children.

-Develop the figure of the Coordinator for primary care pediatricians to improve the planning, coordination and evaluation of results of activity of Pediatric primary care practitioners, and to help alleviate the shortcomings in child care. This position at the moment only has presence in Madrid, Murcia and Gran Canaria.

-Encourage research and the involvement of Pediatricians of AP in the training and professional development; in drafting and management of clinical practice guidelines; in consultative and decision-making bodies of the health administrations such as the vaccine advisory committees and the Advisory Committee of the Interterritorial Council of the national system of health.

All these developed in the 7th annual meeting of the pediatricians along with other topics such as asthma, disturbances of sleep, nutritional problems, hyperactive disorders, problems of psicomotriciad, etc., are some of the areas which most concern for primary care pediatricians.

Spanish Association of Pediatrics of primary care (pediatricians)

The Spanish Association of Pediatrics of primary care (pediatricians) was constituted as a Federation of associations of pediatricians who work in primary care, scientific and professional and non-profit, currently is associated more than 2,800 Spanish statewide primary care pediatricians.

Within it are different working groups on various subjects (Group prevention in children and adolescents, group of Airways, Pediatrics based on evidence, teaching MIR, international cooperation, adolescent sleep pathology, research group, group professional and hyperactivity and attention deficit disorder)brewing currently other working groups such as the one dedicated to the development Pediatrics.

The main objectives of this Association are to: promote the development of Pediatrics in primary care, seek the maximum State of health of children and adolescents, promoting their health, prevent disease and facilitate its recovery in case of infected, promote and exercise teaching on pediatric primary care of the pregraduado and postgraduate (Pediatrics resident physicians)(, Medical residents in family medicine and community and professionals in the field of primary care), encourage and exercise research, coordinate the different health programmes related to healthy and diseased child, pick up issues and concerns related to the exercise of the primary care Pediatrics and represent the interests of its partners in the framework of laws and to the various bodies (administrations P)(úblicas health and teachers, other bodies or entities national or international), and coordinate with other similar associations (regional, national or international) activities and projects aimed at the improvement of the Pediatrics in primary care.

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Technique helps the child to lose the fear of dentist

Puppies, alligators, dinosaurs and flowers carved in a sort of Yellow clay and Red call the attention of children awaiting fulfillment in the waiting room of the odontopediatra Leo Kriger.

what at first seems merely eccentric decor, is actually the result of a method for dental treatment of children developed in its 45 years of occupation. At the end of the first session, after a long conversation with small, including the “sculptures” of your delivery a Mini-Museum, Kriger dental wax yellow to red and another child to take home and do your own sculpture, which will be included in the exhibition in the next session. This routine is repeated in all sessions of


the goal is to establish ties of affection between the dentist and the children. The technique is so successful that will be the theme of the lecture “Ludoterapia, an important ally in the management of the child in Pediatric Dentistry”, to be given by Leo Kriger at the International Congress of Dentistry of the Centennial, conducted by APCD – Paulista Association of dental surgeons, between 29 January and 1 February, at Expo Center Norte, Sao Paulo. The event opens in style the 100 years of activities of the APCD.

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The interaction of Pediatric Dentistry with other specialities

Editora Santos launches Odontopediátrica Interaction: a multidisciplinary overview , work that discusses the interaction of Pediatric Dentistry with other specialties of dentistry.

fully illustrated, didactic and easy handling, the book shows children facing clinical procedures, interacting with prevention, orthodontics, preventive psychology applied to the child, radiology, Endodontics, prosthetics, surgery and dentistry, as well as aspects related to patients with special needs


the work is directed to clinical dental surgeons and specialists in Pediatric Dentistry, as well as undergraduate and graduate level mainly specialization



Service Odontopediátrica Title: Interaction – a multidisciplinary overview authors: John Bausells, Sosigenes Victor Benfatti and Maristela Honorius Cayetano 1st/2011 Edition: Quantity of pages: 382 R $

Price: 220.00


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Hospital infant baby Jesus increased recreational activities during the summer.

The Hospital infant baby Jesus increased recreational activities during the summer.

has a school for children admitted that celebrates this year its 45 anniversary.

-a promotional campaign for table games encourages the family relationship with the admitted children

-chronic patients with extended stays in the hospital does not lose as well contact with society

Spain, 2011-August the Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús, following the line of humanization and normalization of the lives of children with long hospital stays of the Ministry of health, increases recreational activities during the summer. As in previous years, he launches a campaign of promotion of table games, thanks to the collaboration of Fundación Antena 3, to promote family relationship, because they are games that foster the relationship between different generations.

In addition, patients attending Hospital of day Oncology, medical and psychiatric, although they do not require income, also enjoy these activities as they spend much of the day at the Center for the treatment of medium and long term. For these patients, the activities focus on special workshops, usually of painting and crafts, taking place within their areas of hospitalization with Save the Children. The objective of standardizing and dramatize the life of the sick child can meet offering patient teaching and recreational alternatives to facilitate their personal development.

The rest of invitations to children and youth leisure is made possible by the wide range of activities scheduled from service to the patient. Planning a series of playful, creative activities and, in some cases, cultural, taking into account the ages of patients, up to 18 years, their tastes or requirements imposed by clinical issues, as immobility or the impossibility of leaving to common places.

In all these activities is essential to the collaboration of a group of volunteers of different associations and foundations that make possible the celebration of the birthday of the patients, access to a book by bibliocarro, shows in the theatre (every day at 6 p.m.), arts & crafts and workshops including the visit at the foot of the bed of a clown or magician, at times, even while still in the resuscitation room after leaving the operating room.

Table for the summer games

Five years ago the Antena 3 Foundation finances the acquisition and/or renovation of Board games that are offered to patients that they play with their family members or volunteers from different associations, during July and August. It’s playing to the oca, Parcheesi, checkers, cards, chess and Tic-Tac-Toe.

It is tradition that patients more play and transmit infected the mood for the rest, the Fundación Antena 3 reward them with the delivery of a Medal with which you want to recognize the merit of the effort.

School of the Centre fulfils its 45th anniversary

Hospital Infantil Universitario Niño Jesús is in public hospitals in Madrid, a pioneer in count among their benefits with a school during the school year allowing the child does not lose contact with school activities and can then continue their studies normally to join their lives normal.

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Why are cavities in children?

Why are cavities in children -Cakes trigger the onset of dental problems among the 'kids'

Why are cavities in children -Cakes trigger the onset of dental problems among the 'kids'

Why are cavities in children?

Cakes trigger the onset of dental problems among the ‘kids’

Estimates by the World Health Organization , between 60 and 90 percent of schoolchildren have dental caries , one of the most common diseases among children. Children are one of the groups most at risk because they tend to eat more often, eat more candy and also not being experts in the brush as the ‘older’, are not aware of the importance of brushing their teeth after every meal. For this reason, it is the job of the parents be aware the importance of caring for children’s teeth, whether the milk (much more ‘cuddly’ and therefore susceptible to decay more quickly destroy them), or definitive.


This monitoring is especially important during Christmas , nougat , marzipan , chocolate shortbread and become the main enemy of the dental health of children as small bacteria in the mouth have destroyed the sugar in candy, making acids that attack tooth enamel. The more candy children eat, the more likely to suffer tooth decay. The solution, however, is to eliminate the Christmas menu: simply limit (remember that sugar consumption should not exceed 10 percent of total calories you eat one child per day), offering more healthful alternatives, and reminding them to brush their teeth with fluoride toothpaste always eat something sweet. Among the most ‘damaging’ to the teeth include the soft sticky (especially among children with braces), as they are easily attached to the brackets , causing bacteria to stay there long. Similarly, hard Christmas candies are very dangerous, whether you eat slowly sucking because it produces a long exposure of teeth to sugar as if they bite, they can fracture the fragile infant or destroy teeth fillings. The sweets are less harmful to teeth are softer, non-sticky, for example prepared from chocolate and nougat.

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First visit to the dentist: When and how?

Experts recommend a first visit early to avoid the 'sin' associate the dentist with a bad experience

Experts recommend a first visit early to avoid the 'sin' associate the dentist with a bad experience

Experts recommend a first visit early to avoid the ‘sin’ associate the dentist with a bad experience



Facing new and unknown things (especially if sitting in a barber’s chair or a dentist) is always an adventure for the ‘sin’ of the house, which sometimes can be seen as a small ‘trauma’ unless we take appropriate action. For this reason and to avoid tears and unpleasant experiences , experts recommend that the first visit by children to the dentist as soon as possible: neither 1 nor 2, the ‘sin’ should first visit the dentist after the age of 3 years , and always as a routine visit or ‘check’, before there is a problem.

The first contact of children with your dentist should be linked to something nice (where possible), so as not to associate the clinical and chair of a specialist with an assault or a negative or painful experience. From there, experts recommend regular visits, two per year will be sufficient to detect any problems that the ‘sin’ may arise in their teeth , and that, normally, and at this age tend to be mostly the dreaded cavities . And this is the main dental condition that can occur during the first years of life, but is unlikely to occur if we take care: Typically, only children with a genetic predisposition or poor oral hygiene, tooth decay can begin to develop after the age of 4 years. The way to ‘fight’ from near the cradle: teach them to maintain proper hygiene habits from 2 years, a balanced diet low in sweets, and regular intake of fluoride, which strengthened from ‘little ones’ the fabric of their permanent teeth, which mineralization begins virtually at birth.



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Do I have to put equipment in your teeth?

Experts say there is no specific age for recommending orthodontics, as it depends on each particular case.

Experts say there is no specific age for recommending orthodontics, as it depends on each particular case. Best Dentists

Do I have to put equipment in your teeth?

Keep in mind that while aesthetics are important, health is even more so. If the child does not chew properly, in the long run this may cause digestive problems
Experts say there is no specific age for recommending orthodontics, as it depends on each particular case.
It is increasingly common to see both children and adults with braces on the street. The dental care has become more than just a health issue and tends to take precedence over aesthetics, especially in older people, the dental health care. It is likely that your child has misplaced teeth, but this is not the only reason that orthodontics should be placed, the placement problems of the jaw also require this type of treatment. If your child’s upper jaw is bigger than the bottom there is what experts called overbite . If, however, this occurs in reverse, is called an underbite.

Major advances in orthodontics

in both cases is producing a malocclusion, which is the way for dentists to define a bad bite. This causes the occurrence of the misalignment of teeth.

The dentist says Lourdes Garcia Payo “There is no specific age at which it is recommended the use of orthodontics depends on each particular case. What is necessary is that the process of permanent dentition is complete and is not mixed, ie there are no teeth and final at the same time, but the final denture is completed. ”

What a disappointment

is normal to break the news to the child that you have to put “appliance” this represents a tremendous disappointment for the small, but the technique has advanced in all fields of life and of dentistry was not to be less, so it should be explained that besides being extremely beneficial for him in the long run, there are already clear braces, or a color very similar to the teeth to disguise their use. Even depending on the type of the little problems you have, there are braces that can be placed in the back of the teeth and are not. We must remember that aesthetics are important, but health is even more so. If the child does not chew properly, this can be a cause of digestive problems in the long run, why is so important that the professional is the need to evaluate where the small oral.

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Prevent decay of your children is simple

Prevent decay of your children is simple

Let your children have healthy teeth and perfect dental health requires not only a remarkable hygienic care, a concern for their diet

The dental cleaning to be effective must be taken after meals, as often we wash hands before eating.

Preventing tooth decay in young is not so complicated, it is only necessary to follow a few tips and routines that make it easier for children to show off a perfect smile, not only in infancy but also in adults. Going to the dentist should be a chore, as well as giving instructions for brushing your teeth, it can diagnose a problem imperceptible to the parents, who caught early can prevent complications in the long run.

Healthy eating, healthy teeth

One of the main causes of tooth decay is the frequency of consumption of sugars and / or acids in the diet, such as such as soft drinks, sweets, chocolates, etc.. This type of food as the dentist advised Lourdes Garcia-Payo , “must be offered as a rule the children as a reward. For example, you can give them during the weekends and try to replace them for the rest of the week for vegetables such as carrots, cheese or fruit such as apples also contain sugars, but not refined, which are those that cause cavities “. So, to reach children not to suffer the problem of decay is much more effective to prevent them before they happen, as it is more difficult to treat in time that are already present in the teeth.

Knowing how to clean teeth

parent education is essential for the correct explanation of cleaning the teeth of children. If parents are well aware of the technique, get their children to assimilate as a task to perform during the day on hygiene, such as showering or washing your hair. In this sense, Garca – Payo makes the following recommendation: “A major cause of tooth decay is the lack of oral hygiene or, conversely, poor hygiene, so it is important to ensure not only that it is done daily, but is carried out effectively. ” teeth cleaning to be effective must be taken after meals, as often we wash hands before eating. If gradually taught this to children, over time, you will not need to remind this obligation because it will take as one more routine.

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Mom, I want to go to the dentist?

Mom, I want to go to the dentist?

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Avoiding your child is afraid when you go to a dental

It should create a favorable environment in the query to avoid the child nervous.
Caring for children’s dental health since they are rather small is essential to prevent oral problems during adolescence and adulthood, so that parents should take their children to the dentist at least once a year to undergo a review . However, in many cases,Kids not want to go to consultation for fear that they put a shot or hurt them and eventually develop dentofobia or fear of going to the dentist. As pointed out by Colgate Foundation, to avoid this situation it is advised that parents encourage a positive view of professional who will care for their children , so they present as a friend to help prevent cavities and have a nice smile. Similarly it is recommended to banish the threat that can create anxiety and nervousness as? If you do not behave, they’ll do more damage?. Meanwhile dentists need to strengthen the peace and confidence of children through a series of actions: . On the one hand, it is advisable to create a controlled, secure environment in the office with furniture and age appropriate toys for children. . It is also important that clinical staff adequately treated to? Sin?, Addressing them with the appropriate vocabulary. . Another way to calm the children become familiar with dental instruments to be used, for which the dentist should explain how they are and what they do. . In some cases, you can use methods of relaxation or music therapy before performing invasive procedures. Do your children are afraid to go to the dentist? Share your opinions in our FORUM .

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