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Defining the Term “Medically Fragile Child”

Defining the Term “Medically Fragile Child”

Posted On: January 14, 2022 by Life Tech in: Medically Complex Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

Every child is special and has unique needs, but some children have specific healthcare needs. For some, these needs may be so severe that the child is referred to as “medically fragile” or “medically complex.” If your child has a series of ongoing, complex healthcare needs, they may be a medically fragile child. Life Tech is here to help you understand when a child is considered medically fragile and help you understand how you can provide them with the right care.  What is a Medically Fragile Child?  A medically fragile child is a child who needs specialized care, either via specialized equipment, medication management, or with the assistance support caregiver. The child may be medically fragile as a result of an injury, congenital condition, illness or neglect.   Conditions That Can Make a Child Medically Fragile  There are a variety of conditions that can lead
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Medically Fragile Child

Defining the Term “Medically Fragile Child”

Posted On: January 14, 2022 by Life Tech in: Medically Complex Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

Every child is special and has unique needs, but some children have specific healthcare needs. For some, these needs may be so severe that the child is referred to as “medically fragile” or “medically complex.” If...
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Tags: Medically Complex, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

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Tips for Traveling with a Child with Complex Needs

Posted On: December 18, 2021 by Life Tech in: Child, Complex Needs, Medically Complex Child

Travel can be stressful for everyone. And if you have a child with complex needs, a medical condition, or another form of special needs, that stress can be compounded. At Life Tech, we are focused on serving the healthcare needs of children...
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Tags: Complex Child, Complex Needs, Medically Fragile

Gift Ideas for Your Medically Fragile Child

Gift Ideas for Your Medically Fragile Child

Posted On: November 19, 2021 by Life Tech in: Medically Complex Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatrics

With the holiday season approaching, it is time to start thinking about what you are going to get your children. By getting your medically fragile child a gift that can emulate what they are going through, it can lift their spirits...
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Tags: Child, Medically Fragile, Pediatric

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Does My Child Have Sleep Apnea?

Posted On: November 5, 2021 by Life Tech in: CPAP, Pediatrics, Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea can affect anyone from children to adults; however, they are slightly different from one another. If you are thinking that your child may be suffering from sleep apnea, there are some things you should know such as what causes...
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Tags: CPAP, Pediatric Sleep Apnea, Sleep Apnea

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The Power Is In Your Hands to Stay Safe This Winter

Posted On: November 1, 2021 by Life Tech in: Handwashing

Winter is officially here. The weather is getting colder, the days are getting shorter, and the holidays are just around the corner. Maybe you enjoy the winter season, or maybe not, but one thing is for sure – cold and flu season arrive with...
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Tags: Handwashing, Wash Your Hands

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How Do Airway Clearance Devices Help?

Posted On: October 29, 2021 by Life Tech in: Airway Clearance, Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatrics

If you’re the parent of a child with a respiratory condition such as cystic fibrosis or chronic bronchitis, you know the struggles they face with mucus and sputum build-up in the lungs. These issues are concerning and...
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Tags: Airway Clearance, Cystic Fibrosis, Pediatrics

Halloween

Tips to Make the Most of Halloween with Your Child with Complex Challenges

Posted On: October 15, 2021 by Life Tech in: Child, Complex Needs

As Halloween approaches, your kids are most likely getting excited about the idea of going door-to-door, showing off their costumes and eating lots of goodies. It’s not as easy as it sounds when you have a child who lives with...
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Tags: Complex Child, Halloween

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Childhood Obesity: Prevention Tips and Healthy Habits

Posted On: September 24, 2021 by Life Tech in: Child, Pediatrics

Obesity rates are continually climbing across all age groups. In addition to adults seeing higher instances of being overweight or obese,  children are seeing the same. Currently, about 30% of children...
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Tags: BMI, Childhood, Obesity, Overweight

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5 Things You Need to Know About Childhood Cancer

Posted On: September 10, 2021 by Life Tech in: Cancer, Pediatrics

Learning your child has been diagnosed with cancer is a parent’s worst nightmare. Immediately, you’re going to have a lot of questions. Your doctors will be able to answer specific questions about your child’s diagnosis,...
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Tags: Cancer, Childhood Cancer, Pediatric

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What You Need to Know About Immunizations

Posted On: August 27, 2021 by Life Tech in: Health, Immunization

Immunizations have helped us defeat countless diseases and reduce the severity of many others. Without vaccines and immunizations, we would still be battling diseases like these with regularity:  Polio  Measles  Mumps  Rubella  Influenza  August...
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Tags: Health, Immunization Awareness Month, Immunizations, Vaccine

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