Index

NOTE


This Index page lists the many subjects covered both on this my Blog and by my friend and co-blogger Wendy P Williams on her Blog, ReStory your Life.
There is a link to Wendy’s Blog in the right hand column of this Blog: under the heading Infant Surgery click on ReStory your Life.

This Index page is a work in progress: I will be steadily adding and revising material and links, and the way these can be recognised is explained thus –
–  Index items in plain script are awaiting a linked post (or page)
–  Index items in brown script are linked to a post (or page)

The topics is listed here will in time provide quick and easy links to the main post on each topic. The main post on each topic will include links to similar posts on the same subject or on matter that may also be of interest.
My aim here is to make it easy for my Readers to find the topic(s) of most interest to you.

The Categories box and Tag List (also in the right margin) will also help you find the posts of special interest to you.

MENTAL/SPIRITUAL HEALTH AFTER PYLORIC STENOSIS
   (Wendy Williams’ special interest)

Resources
– Books
– Websites
– Videos
– Articles
– Blogs

Tools for healing
– Affirmations
– Meditation
– Visual art and  writing
– Bodywork
– EMDR
– Somatic re-experiencing
– Other forms of therapy

People who’ve made a difference
– Conrad Ramstedt
– Peter Levine
– Bessel van der Kolk
– Francine Shapiro
– Drs Anand and Hickey
– Others

Addictive behaviors or coping strategies
– Self-harm
– Alcohol and drugs
– Eating disorders
– Suicidal ideation
– Re-enactment
– Triggers
– Recurrent nightmares
– Unraveling the signs

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – PTSD
– Accepting, not denying
Body (or Somatic) Memory
– Symptoms
– Treatment – see Tools for healing (above)

THE CONDITION – INFANT HYPERTROPHIC PYLORIC STENOSIS
   (Fred Vanderbom’s special interest)

History
– Before 1912
– Since 1912

Diagnosis
– The symptoms
– When diagnosis is delayed

Treatment Option – medical
– Pros and cons

Treatment Option – surgical
– Pros and cons

PS surgery pre-1987
– Pain control
– Anesthesia
– Types of surgery
– Hospitalization
– Medical treatment of PS

PS surgery post-1987
– Pain control
– Anesthesia
– Types of surgery
– Medical treatment of PS

PHYSICAL HEALTH HAZARDS AFTER PYLORIC STENOSIS
   (Fred Vanderbom’s special interest)

After the surgery & in infancy
– Continued vomiting & irritability
– Infection
– Incision hernia
– Medical management of PS
– Re-stenosis
– Wound infection

In later life
– Adhesions
– GERD – Reflux
– Hyper-acidity and its effects
– IBS – a grumpy digestive system
– Heredity – passing on PS
– Overview
– Pregnancy
– Raising awareness of the issues
– Scar shame
– Scar correction
– Upper gastric problems

Adult PS and related conditions
– Gastric cancer
– Esophageal hernia
– Gastroparesis
– Gastric ulcer

Other infant surgery
– Abdomen – duodenal & jejunal atresias, gastroschisis & omphalocele, hernias (diaphragmatic (CDH), inguinal, umbilical), Hirschprung’s, imperforate anus, intussusception, malrotation & volvulus, necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC)
– Chest 
 Circumcision

Raising the awareness of PS
– Art
– Networking
– Writing

Personal reflections
– Fred’s Story
– Others’ Stories

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