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Early Enteral Nutrition and Gastrointestinal Complications i...
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr.

Undernutrition is prevalent among children on ECMO, mainly in infants <2 years. EN is not associated with severe...

14 Oct 2021

Risk Factors for Mortality in Preterm Infants with Necrotizi...
Eur J Pediatr.

Low Apgar scores, low Hgb, high lactate levels, and the presence of CHD or PDA correlated with severe NEC or...

13 Oct 2021

Treatment of Pediatric Mild Persistent Asthma with Low-dose...
World J Pediatr.

Both treatments provided acceptable overall asthma control in children with mild persistent asthma; however, more...

13 Oct 2021

Association of Exposure to Hydrocarbon Air Pollution with th...
Ital J Pediatr.

The present study demonstrated that exposure to higher concentrations of THCs, NMHCs, and CH4 were associated with...

12 Oct 2021

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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...

Kangaroo Care

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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H. influenzae in Children with Acute Otitis Media: A Study on its Prevalence, Proportion of Capsulated Strains and Antibiotic Susceptibility

The study demonstrates a substantial prevalence of H. influenzae in children affected with acute otitis media. The study also provides data on...

Prevalence and Determinants of Vitamin D Deficiency among under-5 Children Dwelling Slums of Mumbai, India

The study demonstrated that vitamin D deficiency (VDD) was prevalent in under-5 children, dwelling in slums in Mumbai, India. Sun-exposure, male...

Afebrile Infants with Acute Otitis Media have Low Incidence of Invasive Bacterial Infections

Afebrile infants with acute otitis media (AOM) have a low incidence of invasive bacterial infections and adverse events. Outpatient management of...

Effective Treatment of FC may Reduce the Burden of GERD in Children

The present study confirmed the frequent coexistence of GERD and FC in children. Appropriate treatment of FC may alleviate the symptoms of GERD in...

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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
33% (2 votes)
Co-amoxiclav
50% (3 votes)
Cephalosporins (Cefixime/Cefpodoxime/Cefuroxime)
17% (1 vote)
Azithromycin (alone)
0% (0 votes)
Azithromycin (as an add on)
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 6