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Croup

Croup

Kimberly Allen R.N.Medical December 18, 2012

Croup is a highly contagious infection inthe wind pipe and vocal cords as well as the bronchial tubes. Croup tends to occur in the fall through early winter. Approximately 15% of the children between 6 months and 5 years of age in the US will develop croup this season …

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Complications From Seasonal Flu
by Kimberly Allen, RN Winter is upon us and alson with the snow and cold come the seasonal illnesses like the flu.  The CDC estimates that approximately 20% of the people living in the US will contract the flu this season and out of that 20% approximately 200,000 people will develop complications requiring... Read more
Croup

Croup

Medical September 10, 2012

Croup is an infectious disease that involves the larynx, trachea and the bronchial tubes in the upper airways of the lungs. Croup usually develops in children between 3 months and 5 years of age however, it can develop at any age…

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