Last Name First Name: Professor’s Name: Class: Date: Spina Bifida Introduction Spina bifida is a neural tube defect acquired during birth and it affects the spinal code. The spine in incompletely formed leading to 3 types of spina bifida namely spina occulta myelomeningocele and Meningocele. It occurs mainly at the lower part of the back but can also be at the neck or the middle region. CITATION Dem11 \l 1033 (Deming) The spine in spina bifida does not develop properly and can be severe or mild. In this article spina bifida will be discussed in details. This topic was chosen due to the condition affecting mainly infants and is due to environmental and genetic factors. When a parent has a child with spina bifida there is a slightly probability of the next child developing the same condition. Folate deficiency in diet prior or during pregnancy may play a huge life of a young child how to plan for it and how to manage any condition that affects a child especially spina bifida. Deming highlights the importance of maintain a balance diet durung pregancy and also after pregancy. He also states the importance of giving an affected child proper diet and surgery treatment in case of spina bifida Sandler A. D. "Children with spina bifida: key clinical issues." Pediatric Clinic (2010): 879-892. Document In this document Sandler talks more about spina bifida in young children. He elaborates more on how to diagnose spina bifida he talked on clincal signs and its pathophysiology and also how to manage the condition. He also argues that intake of alcohol by mother should be avoided completely especially if the mother in pregnant. Pregnant women in their first trimester should avoid heat such as hot tubs and they should manage fever by all means. [...]
1. Choose an anatomical defect. 2. Introduction should briefly introduce topic & discuss why you chose it. 3. Describe normal anatomy and then describe the anatomical defect. 4. Describe how the defect changes the function of the body. 5. Describe treatment and outcome with/without treatment. 6. Paper may be illustrated with photos, diagrams, etc., but cite references for them appropriately. 7. 1000-1250 words (4 pages)…word count in parenthesis at end of paper or I will just guess. 8. Double-spaced 9. Include a Title page….ok to put a picture on the Title page but cite reference if appropriate….should have Title, Your Name, Class info & Date. 10.References for information & illustrations should be cited in the paper & a Bibliography at the end of the paper 11.Bibliography should be in MLA format with a minimum of three sources, not Wikipedia.