What are some common illnesses parents can expect?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Robin Vick, Assistant Director of Nursing at the Continuum Pediatric Nursing Services, discusses the basic recommendations to help care for a sick child at home including some common illnesses parents can expect.

    Host: What are some common illnesses parents can expect?

    Robin Vick: Those common illnesses will include such things as fever. There will be the potential always for nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; ear infections are common especially for small children. Injuries, we will talk a little bit about that, what common injuries you might experience as a caretaker to a child, as well as rashes and topical skin type of inflammation or infections, dental and eye type of injuries as well, are also things that parents may expect to have to manage.

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