Dr. Bernardita R Enriquez M.D.
Emergency Physician (Pediatric) | Pediatric Emergency Medicine2750 11th St Rock Island IL, 61201
Dr. Bernardita Enriquez is a pediatric emergency medicine physician practicing in Rock Island, IL. Dr. Enriquez specializes in providing care for critically ill and injured children. Pediatric Emergency Medicine Physicians possess a vast amount of knowledge in areas such as neonatology, critical care and forensic pediatrics. Children involved in automobile accidents, child abuse or near-drowning episodes are frequent cases treated by pediatric emergency medicine physicians.
Education and Training
University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery 1976
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- When to Be Concerned About Sternum Pain
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- Does Sepsis Require Hospitalization?
Sometimes the human body may respond to infections or injuries in an unusual manner. Sepsis is one such condition. It is a deadly disease and can become life threatening if timely treatment is not provided. While infections in the kidney, pneumonia or a persisting pain during urination are specific...
- The Value of Clinical Intuition: Kids also Experience Drug Side Effects
Clinical intuition is difficult to describe. Personally, it is the art of integrating nonverbal information that a patient presents in order to reach a diagnosis, reducing the need for diagnostic testing. This is especially important in children who often react differently to procedures, tests and...
- Treatment for Meningitis
The severity of meningitis varies from one person to another. In common cases, medications can help solve the problem and the person may recover within 1 to 3 weeks. But in cases where there is a risk of the infection spreading to the meninges, hospitalization and other confirmation tests might be...
- Is Meningitis Contagious?
Caused by bacteria and viruses, meningitis is an inflammation (swelling) of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord known as the meninges. The inflammation is usually caused by an infection of the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. It can develop as a result of injury,...