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Nursing Care for Children with Nephrotic Syndrome

Nephrotic Syndrome Nephrotic Syndrome is a complicated renal disease, which occurs in any age of group. Especially, children and teenagers are most. Patients with Nephrotic Syndrome may appear the symptoms, such as massive protein in the urine, hypoproteinemia, hypercholesteremia and different levels of edema. Then, how should parents nursing care their children?

Patients with Nephrotic Syndrome need to pay attention to the following suggestions:

1. Rest

Patients with serious edema and high blood pressure should be rest in bed. After the symptoms reduce, they could do some proper exercise.

2. Diet

Patients with edema should eat low-salt diet. They can also eat some high protein food. Because of the massive protein in the urine, they should have eggs and lean meat to supplement protein.

3. Infection prevention

The immunity of children with Nephrotic Syndrome usually decreases. Thus, they are easy to catch other infectious diseases. Once got infections during the treatment, it will be all one’s previous efforts wasted. Thereby, parents should ask children to change the cloth at any time depending on the weather varying. Gargling and taking bath can prevent infections as well.

4. Watch out the side effects of medicine

- The children who take hormonotherapy for a long time may have rarefaction of bone. So they need to avoid excess exercise to prevent fracture. Also, Drug withdrawal may cause serious consequences. That means they should insist on taking treatments.

- When treated by diuretics, parents should observe urine volume. If find something abnormal, parents should contact doctor as soon as possible.

- Immunosuppressor is also a common medicine. If children appear the symptoms of hemameba declining, baldness, nausea and emesis, they should get further medical tests immediately.

Nursing care is a complicated and careful job, which need children, parents and doctor to act in close coordination. Mirco-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a new therapy for Nephrotic Syndrome without side effects, which could make the nursing care easy. If you wonder more information, you could consult online experts or leave a message below.

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.







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