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Assessment of Jaundice in Newborn : Tests

Assessment of Jaundice in Newborn : Tests

Assessment of Jaundice Methods
1. Assessment of Jaundice by Kremer’s grading-
It is the visual assessment of icterus by blanching the skin over the parts of the body.  Neonatal Jaundice advances in Cephalocaudal direction and finally to palms and soals and is believed to be based on skin thickness and bloodflow. Kremer classified severity of jaundice based on visual assessment of different …

Dental Fear and Anxiety: Nipping it Young

Dental Fear and Anxiety: Nipping it Young

“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”  Marie Curie
A tiny tot stands at the threshold of the dental clinic, her palms tightly pressed against the hands of the mother. The mother starts firing questions at the receptionist, who simply stares blankly. The …

Sexual Maturity Rating – SMR in boys and girls

Sexual Maturity Rating – SMR in boys and girls

In girls, the 1st visible sign of puberty and the hallmark of SMR 2 is the appearance of breast buds, between 8 and 12 yr of age. Menses typically begins 2-2.5 yr later, during SMR3-4 (median age, 12 yr; normal range, 9-16 yr). Less obvious changes include enlargement of the ovaries, uterus, labia, and clitoris, and thickening of the endometrium …

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