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MEDICAL ISSUES -
Cystic Fibrosis

 

        Child is normal at birth but becomes susceptible to infections etc.

        Life threatening condition - average survival age 30

        Diabetes is a common complication in adulthood

 A condition where the lungs and pancreas produce abnormally thick mucus and the body sweats excess salt.

Treatment: 

Physiotherapy - usually twice a day to loosen the mucus in lungs

Drugs - to control infections

People who can help: Physiotherapist

Books

http://www.cfireland.ie/campusintro.html
This is an IT education project called Cyber Campus which provides students with computers at home, connections to Internet and learning software. They will follow a modular course leading to a recognised IT qualification.

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Further Information

http://www.cftrust.org.uk/

http://hcd2.bupa.co.uk/fact_sheets/Mosby_factsheets/Cystic_fibrosis.html

http://www.cafamily.org.uk/Direct/c93.html

 

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