By Fabio Capello

This ebook describes intimately the aptitude position of ICT and digital platforms, including the appliance of internet 2.0 applied sciences, in telepediatrics and baby health and wellbeing. instead of easily offering engineering options which could quickly turn into superseded, it truly is designed to handle these genuine wishes that telemedicine and builders are requested to satisfy. The orientation of the booklet is especially a lot towards fundamental care and either low and high-income settings in addition to severe or complicated eventualities are thought of. the 1st sections of the booklet describe various fields of program, similar to the neighborhood, the sanatorium and youngsters with power health problems or certain wishes, and think about technical matters. using telemedicine in supply of care in severe rural settings and constructing international locations is then mentioned, with realization additionally to significant emergencies and humanitarian crises. The final chapters contemplate the function of recent applied sciences within the schooling of caregivers who paintings with children.

Child well-being is a vital factor in either industrialized and constructing nations. Telemedicine for Children’s Health could be an outstanding consultant to the capability worth of telemedicine units in decreasing the load for kids and fogeys and in providing quickly and urban options in low-resource scenarios.

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Besides, school and after-school activities play a central role in the life of a child, and the involvement in those activities increase with the age group of the child. A constant evaluation could be possible to early detect discomfort in children, help to manage chronic conditions that need of a constant care, or offer health education programs. Social workers, family doctors, community pediatrician, and health workers have a key role in primary care, but they cannot work alone. They instead need to connect with the families in a continuous process of evaluation, care, and feedback and to reach secondary points of care (hospitals, advanced specialist health centers) to send and receive information able to improve the quality of their work, to support them in complex decisions, and for quick and adequate referrals.

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Chronic disease can show themselves as major health issues, but they also bring minor discomforts that nonetheless reduce significantly the quality of life of the child or can put at stake the health state of the adult life. Teaching the children and the families to ask for help in a proper way, providing the proper information, and supporting them during the whole course of the disease (not only at the moment of the diagnosis) are a crucial point. The other is to help children and parents to understand that there is a problem when they face one.

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