Archive | August 2011

Zinc Oxide Cream

Zinc oxide cream is defiantly one of the handiest and most versatile residents you can have in your medicine cabinet When your thinking of zinc oxide cream, one the first thoughts that may come into your mind might be the lifeguard. He sits at his post with a generous coating of white zinc cream covering his nose to help protect him from sunburn. This is without a doubt the most common way zinc oxide cream is used. As a matter of fact, there are many skin experts who believe that zinc oxide sunscreen (even though it’s not very attractive) is superior to today’s chemical sunscreens at blocking and absorbing the dangerous UVAs and UVBs. What you may not be aware of is that this particular natural skin cream is a valuable addition to your medicine cabinet as a treatment for a wide variety of skin conditions, complications, and disorders. As an example, zinc oxide cream is extremely effective in the treatment of acne. It has many benefits that are specific to the relief of acne conditions. It will reduce inflammation, It will decrease the production of excessive oils, it will draw out infectious toxins, and It will increases the healing process of your skin. There are a lot of Mothers who use zinc oxide cream to prevent and treat diaper rash. This versatile cream is also great for treating minor cuts, burns and abrasions. Dandruff and dermatitis are also known to respond quite well to the use of zinc oxide. It is also used to treat athlete’s foot, as well as poison ivy, poison oak, and irritating sumac rashes. It works great at suppressing the unbearable symptoms of both itching and inflammation.

Source: http://www.articlesskincare.com/zinc-oxide-cream.php

Today’s points

Brain injury can result in pugilistic posturing.

This posturing, its contractures, will be exacerbated by stresses such as pain.

Bone mass that is lost post menopause is that which is aquired in early adulthood. Patients who are unable to aquire bone mass early in life are at higher risk for insufficiency fractures.

Long duration stretches are more effective than short duration, multi repetition stretches in conteracting contractures.

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Factors resulting in decline in rate of neural tube defects

  1. a natural decline in incidence, especially in high-risk populations probably related to maternal nutritional status
  2. primary prevention in high risk pregnancies and the wider population with folic acid supplementation preconception
  3. increased resolution of prenatal ultrasonography as a diagnositic tool
  4. maternal serum AFP screening

Gastroschisis

Gastroschisis (also called paraomphalocele, laparoschisis, abdominoschisis, or abdominal hernia) is a type of inherited congenital abdominal wall defect in which the intestines and sometimes other organs develop outside the fetal abdomen through an opening in the abdominal wall.

Chromosomal Indicators for Prenatal Diagnosis

  1. One parent carrier of a balanced autosomal translocation
  2. Advanced maternal age
  3. Abnormal Down’s syndrome screening test
  4. Ultrasound findings suggestive of Down’s syndrome or other chromosomal disorder
  5. Previous child with autosomal trisomy or similar abnormality
  6. Parent mosaic for chromosomal abnormality
  7. Chromosomal instability syndromes