Saturday, March 17, 2007

Some Quick Questions & Answers

Q: What test, associated with cystic fibrosis, reveals high sodium and chloride levels in a child’s sweat?
A:Sweat Test

Q: Skin burns that form blisters are _______ degree burns.

A: Second

Q: Only infants under ____ can get SIDS.

A: 1 year of age

Q: Before it spreads to the rest of the body, childhood leukemia starts in the __________.

A: Bone marrow

Q: Children showing signs of Kawasaki disease, are treated with high doses of aspirin and IVIG. What is the purpose of these treatments?
A: Aspirin is meant to lower the fever, help the rash, decrease the swelling and pain in the joints and keep blood clots from forming. The immuno-globulin (IVIG) decreases the risk of seriously damaging the arteries in the heart.

Q: How is fifth disease spread?
A: It is spread by fluids in the mouth and throat, like when someone coughs or sneezes.

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