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Infant mild brain injury (concussion)

Infant mild brain injury (concussion) Infant mild brain injury (concussion) A mild brain injury (also known as a concussion) is typically caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head. It’s important that your baby or toddler is assessed by a doctor after any form of head injury. Mild brain [...]

Mason

Mason, of Hervey Bay, is the true definition of a ‘little fighter’. Within 24 hours of he and his twin sister Chloe being born 10-weeks prematurely, Mason was diagnosed with a serious bowel defect and sent for surgery to have a colostomy bag put in.

Testing your child’s vision LEA Symbols fact sheet

Testing your child’s vision LEA Symbols fact sheet Testing your child’s vision LEA symbols matching game An important part of the examination is measuring the level of vision in each eye. There are some simple activities that can be done at home to assist with the accurate measurement of your child’s [...]

Testing your child’s vision fact sheet

Testing your child’s vision fact sheet Testing your child’s vision HOTV matching game There are some simple activities that can be done at home to assist with the accurate measurement of your child’s vision at their next visit to the eye clinic. Teach your child the name of the letters over [...]

Amblyopia treatment fact sheet

Amblyopia or “lazy eye” is the result of poor vision early in life. This is commonly caused by misaligned eyes (strabismus) and/or a difference in focus between the eyes (longsighted, short sighted, or astigmatism).

Blocked tear duct (nasolacrimal duct obstruction) fact sheet

Watery eyes in young children are often caused by a problem with the tear drainage of the eye. Tears normally drain through small openings in the corners of the eyelids and enter the nose through small tubes (nasolacrimal ducts).

Warfarin document INR and parent phone call – QRG

Warfarin document INR and parent phone call - QRG Warfarin document INR and parent phone call - QRG

Warfarin home dosing – QRG

Warfarin home dosing - QRG Warfarin home dosing - QRG

3 quick steps to PCA_NCA documentation – QRG

3 quick steps to PCA_NCA documentation - QRG 3 quick steps to PCA_NCA documentation - QRG

Jarvis

Jarvis was diagnosed with Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva at the age of two. It’s a rare genetic disease that causes bone to grow over tendons, ligaments and muscles severely limiting mobility.

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