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Functional Constipation as a Risk Factor for Pyelonephritis...
Acta Pediatr.

Constipation is associated with pyelonephritis and recurrent urinary tract infection in children (primarily girls)...

01 Dec 2022

Influence of Vit D Supplementation on School-aged Children i...
JAMA Pediatr.

In school-aged children in this study with low baseline vitamin D status, oral vitamin D3 supplementation at a dose...

30 Nov 2022

Use of Point-of-Care USG in the NICU for Diagnostic and Proc...
Pediatrics.

This clinical report describes the current landscape of neonatal POCUS, outlines barriers for implementation, and...

29 Nov 2022

Systemic Biomarkers of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Preterm...
Int Ophthalmol.

Babies developing ROP requiring treatment had significantly increased levels of IL-8 in the serum at the time of...

29 Nov 2022

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Billargic (Bilastine Oral Solution) Monograph

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Different Breastfeeding Positions: A Guide to New Moms

A mother may use one of several positions to hold her baby while breastfeeding. There is no one "best" position for every baby and mother; the best p...

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Role of Esomeprazole in Healing after Choanal Atresia Repair

According to the study, esomeprazole reduced the incidence of choanal restenosis in patients undergoing surgery for the repair of choanal atresia...

Functional Constipation and GERD Frequently Co-occur in Children

Functional constipation and GERD frequently co-occur in children, hence children with FC should also be assessed for GERD. Both the conditions...

Hypertonic Saline Minimizes Structural Lung Damage in Children Aged 3-6 Years with Cystic Fibrosis

Inhaled hypertonic saline for 48 weeks improved the trajectories of structural airway changes as measured by chest CT scans as compared to isotonic...

Treatment of Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Children: Short- vs. Standard-Course Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy

The study demonstrated that a short 5-day course of antibiotic was as effective as the standard 10-day course for treating children with non-severe...

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Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) 2021 Update – Focus on Pediatric Asthma

Get to know recent updates in the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) 2021 guidelines for pediatric asthma, which has now recommended the use of...

 
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Co-morbidities of Allergic Rhinitis in Children

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is an organ-specific manifestation of allergic disease. It is rarely found in isolation and frequently has numerous...

 
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Effect of Zinc on Innate Immunity in Children with Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)-Induced Diarrhea

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is the major bacterial pathogen causing acute watery diarrhea in children from countries of the developing...

 
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Is There an Impact of Early GERD on Childhood Otologic Outcome?

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a common problem in children and it has been linked to multiple extraesophageal manifestations. Athough...

 
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Poll

For children above 5 years of age with non-severe pneumonia, which oral antibiotic do you prescribe?

Amoxycillin
30% (3 votes)
Co-amoxiclav
50% (5 votes)
Cephalosporins (Cefixime/Cefpodoxime/Cefuroxime)
10% (1 vote)
Azithromycin (alone)
10% (1 vote)
Azithromycin (as an add on)
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 10