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Know the Bone Graft Procedure and Its Implementation

A bone transplant or bone graft is a medical procedure performed by filling a damaged part of the bone with new bone or bone replacement. A bone graft aims to repair and rebuild damaged bone. Bone consists of cells that play an important role in maintaining the integrity of the shape of the bone. When a bone is broken, bone cells will grow to repair and grow the missing bone. But if the bone damage is severe enough, a bone graft needs to be done so that the bone can fully recover. In doing a bone graft, the orthopedic doctor will use bones originating from the body, such as ribs, pelvis, or wrists (autograft graft). Sometimes bone grafts also use other people's bone tissue or donors (allograft grafts). The Purpose and Indication of Bone Graft There are several conditions that cause doctors to recommend that a patient undergo a bone graft, namely: Broken bones that do not get better despite treatment.Broken bones that occur in the joints.Bones that are damaged by injury, such …
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Recognize the symptoms of rheumatic fever in children and how to handle it

Rheumatic fever in children generally occurs at the age of 5 to 15 years. This disease caused by inflammation is a complication of bacterial infection and can be fatal. Therefore, you need to recognize the symptoms and how to handle them. Rheumatic fever can cause inflammation in many organs of the body, from the brain, skin, joints, bones, to the heart. Rheumatic fever is classified as a serious condition because if it does not get proper treatment, sufferers can experience more severe health problems or even death. These are the symptoms of rheumatic fever in children Symptoms of rheumatic fever in children usually appear 2-4 weeks after a child suffers from a sore throat or skin problem due to an untreated bacterial infection. Symptoms of rheumatic fever in children can be: Fever with temperatures above 38.5 degrees Celsius.Knee joints, elbows, ankles and hands are swollen, reddish, painful, and feel warm to the touch.The body feels weak.Chest and stomach pain.Heart beating fa…

The effects of violence on children can continue into adulthood

Don't underestimate the effects of violence on children. Physical and mental disorders, drug abuse, to a decrease in the quality of life they can experience until they are adults, not infrequently even for life. Violence against children can be in the form of physical violence, sexual violence, psychological, verbal, exploitation, trafficking of children, to neglect or neglect of their welfare. This is susceptible to occur at home, at school, or in the community. Based on data from the Ministry of Women's Empowerment and Child Protection in 2016, there were 6,820 cases of violence against children in Indonesia. About 35% of them are sexual violence, in addition to physical violence (28%), psychological (23%), and child neglect (7%). Negative Effects of Violence on Children Child victims of violence not only have scars on their bodies, but also emotional wounds, deviant behavior, and decreased brain function. Here are some of the effects of violence on children: Emotions …