Dr. Ira Shah : HIV Awareness for Child - Parent Education | Pediatric Oncall

 
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Dr. Ira Shah : HIV Awareness for Child - Parent Education | Pediatric Oncall
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Dr. Ira Shah educating about HIV in Children.

Pointers:

00:44 - Pediatric HIV - natural history

* Late 80s at Wadia Hospital - first started seeing patients with AIDS,

What WE FOUND:
+ Mother to child transmission
Malnutrition, chronic diarrhea, infections
+ Most HIV positive children survive for 75-90 months.

2:28 - Disease Progression

* In infants:
* PCP Pneumonia

+ In children between 3-4 years: Opportunistic infections
+ Hepatosplenomegaly,
+ Lymphadenopathy
+ Chronic Diarrhea
+ Oral Thrush

2:43 - After 5 Years:

+ HIV Cardiomyopathy,
+ HIV Encephalopathy
+ Renal and bone marrow involvement

4.57 - How does HIV occur in children?

Vertical Transmission of HIV in Children
* Intrauterine: 5%
* Intrapartum : 15-20%
* Breast Feeding : 10-15%

Thus mother to child transmission of HIV: 35-40% without intervention.

With intervention : less then 2%

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