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Pediatrics Predicting Factors for Complications in Periphera...
Acta Pediatr.

Risk factors for complications are comorbidities and sites of insertion other than the upper limbs. In infants, 24G...

25 Nov 2020

Saturation Oxygenation Pressure Index: A Non-invasive Bedsid...
Eur J Pediatr.

SOPI has a significant positive correlation of 82.7% against A-aDO2 and can be a valuable tool to assess...

24 Nov 2020

C-reactive Protein- and Clinical Symptoms-guided Strategy in...
BMC Pediatr.

C-reactive protein- and clinical symptoms-guided decision-making for EOS significantly decreased the duration of...

23 Nov 2020

Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome Follow-Up Study:...
Diabetologia.

This study demonstrates that higher birthweight and SSF are associated with greater childhood insulin sensitivity...

20 Nov 2020

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Billargic (Bilastine Oral Solution) Monograph

Bilastine is used in management of Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis and Urticaria. Tested and trusted World wide by 104 countries. It is approved by...

Optimizing Inhaled Drug Delivery – Focus on Spacers

This booklet is intended to provide physicians with all the essential information on spacer devices.  

Comprehensive Guide on the Use of Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (Nasovac-S)

Influenza, one of the most common infectious diseases, is an acute respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. A country like India, apart from...

Inhalation Devices: Guide for Paramedics

Asthma and COPD patients have many myths regarding the treatment and the inhaler use. Role of paramedic is very important to counsel and solve all...

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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...

How to Ensure Overall Well-being of Your Child?

A child’s physical, mental, emotional and social health are important and they contribute to his/her well-being. Keeping a child healthy and well is...

Hand Hygiene: All you Need to know about Hand Sanitizers!

Hand hygiene is a great way to prevent infections. Cleaning hands at key times with soap and water or hand sanitizer is one of the most important ste...

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Kangaroo care (KC) is a method of developmental care for babies using skin-to-skin contact with the parent. This method provides many parent-infant b...

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Zinc: Low Dose vs. High Dose for Childhood Diarrhoea

Amongst children with acute diarrhoea, low dose zinc (10 mg and 5 mg per day) was non-inferior to high dose zinc (20 mg/day) in terms of duration of...

Non-operative Management Using Antibiotic Therapy vs. Laparoscopic Appendectomy in Children with Uncomplicated Appendicitis

Amongst children with uncomplicated appendicitis, an initial non-operative strategy with antibiotics alone was successful in substantial proportion...

NeoMero1: Meropenem vs. Standard of Care for Treating Late Onset Sepsis in Neonates

There was no evidence on standard of care antibiotic regimen being non-inferior to meropenem for treating critically ill premature infants with late...

Omalizumab Improves Lung Function and Reduces Eosinophils in Adolescents with Allergic Asthma

Omalizumab therapy significantly improved the lung function and decreased the blood eosinophil counts in adolescents with moderate-to-severe...

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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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Prophylactic and Therapeutic Effect of Zinc on Common Cold in Children

Common cold, just as the name suggests, is one of the most common illnesses, and is a leading cause of doctor visits and missed days from school...

 
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For children above 5 years of age with non-severe pneumonia, which oral antibiotic do you prescribe?
Amoxycillin
50% (2 votes)
Co-amoxiclav
50% (2 votes)
Cephalosporins (Cefixime/Cefpodoxime/Cefuroxime)
0% (0 votes)
Azithromycin (alone)
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Azithromycin (as an add on)
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