Hypertension in children with chronic renal failure

Introduction: Hypertension is found in more than 50% of children with chronic renal failure. Hypertension should be treated to prevent the development of symptomatic cardiovascular disease and to delay progression of chronic renal failure The hepatic 3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A reductaseinhibitors are molecules of fungal origin. They are competitive inhibitors of HMG-CoA reductase enzyme in cholesterol biosynthesis … Read more

Relationship between Television Viewing and Children Obesity

Obesity is one of the major health problems among children today. This is evident from the United States and many developed countries in the world. Pediatrics in the past has come up with different ways of addressing the issue for instance by encouraging much time for physical activity in schools. They have also argued that … Read more

Child labour

Cheap labour is a disturbingly serious global problem. It happens to be one of the biggest issues in the world, but hardly receives the rightful concern and attention it deserves. It is a true and utter puzzle as to why nothing substantial has been done about it. It’s happening all around us: from young children … Read more

Does the excessive viewership of television by children aged between 2-3 years old affect their long term cognitive development

Life Orientation Research Task final proposal. Focus Question: Does the viewership of television in excess of 2-3 hours of the recommended 2 hours of television, for children aged between 2-3 years old affect their long term cognitive development. Aim: The aim of this research task is to look at the problems posed by the excessive … Read more

Essay on Pedagogy, Knowledge and Society

Topic 2: A considerable amount of work within the Bernsteinian frame considers the relationship between the school and the home, or the ‘first’ and ‘second sites of acquisition’. Outline the central arguments made in relation to how children are differently positioned for success at school. Drawing on the theoretical insights, and in relation to an … Read more

Essay on the Healthy Child Programme

This essay will outline a key policy and how it influences current practise. It will analyse the economic, political and philosophical context of the policy. The student will appraise the ethical and moral implications for practice drawing on appropriate principles, theories and frameworks. Implications for future practice will also be highlighted. Outline one recent key … Read more