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    • patient education

    Dicas para prevenir o Vírus Sincicial Respiratório (RSV, Respiratory Syncytial Virus)

    O RSV é uma doença comum que afeta as vias aéreas. Em crianças maiores e adolescentes, o RSV geralmente é leve, com sintomas semelhantes àqueles do resfriado que afetam as vias aéreas superiores (como coriza, nariz entupido ou tosse). Porém, em bebês e crianças menores de 5 anos, o RSV pode ser leve ou muito grave. O RSV também pode causar bronquiolite (inflamação das vias aéreas inferiores e dos pulmões). Este folheto traz dicas sobre como prevenir o RSV.

    • patient education

    Consejos para prevenir el virus respiratorio sincitial (VRS)

    El virus respiratorio sincitial respiratorio (VRS) es una enfermedad común que afecta las vías respiratorias. En los niños mayores y en los adolescentes, el VRS con frecuencia es leve, y los síntomas son parecidos al resfriado que afecta las vías respiratorias superiores como son la secreción nasal, congestión nasal o tos. Sin embargo, en bebés y niños menores de 5 años, el VRS puede ser leve o muy grave. El VRS también puede causar bronquiolitis (inflamación de las vías respiratorias inferiores y los pulmones). En este folleto, encontrará información sobre los consejos para prevenir el VRS.

    • patient story

    Savannah’s story: Where complex care meets the maximum quality of life

    When Savannah Curran, 11, was born, she had an array of medical concerns. At 4 years old, genetic testing finally revealed that she had Ogden syndrome, a very rare genetic condition that affects about 100 people around the world. The care she receives at Mass General for Children allows her to live life to the fullest.

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    Getting Ahead of Family Risk of Alzheimer’s

    Randi contacted the McCance Center because she wanted to get ahead of her familial risk of Alzheimer’s Disease. We talked with her about the steps she took to do something more proactive and mitigate her family risk.

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    Bringing Brain Health Support to Navajo Nation

    Last month, Dr. Zeina Chemali of the McCance Center volunteered at the Northern Navajo Medical Center (NNMC) in Shiprock, New Mexico. Dr. Chemali’s journey comes out of a growing collaboration between the McCance Center the Indian Health Service and is the first of many such endeavors.

    • news

    MGfC responds to capacity crisis from RSV and respiratory illness surge

    On November 10, 2022, experts from Mass General for Children (MGfC) gathered on the Bulfinch lawn at Massachusetts General Hospital to share insight into an unprecedented capacity crisis, especially for pediatric patients admitted for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and other respiratory illnesses.

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