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Monitoring PFT Essential in Children Infected with Chronic Hepatitis B

A team of investigators recently recommended that pulmonary function test (PFT) be monitored in children suffering with chronic hepatitis B (CHB)....

22 Jan, 2020

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Higher Clindamycin Exposure not Associated with Increased Odds of Adverse Events/Deaths in Infants, States a Pharmacoepidemiologic Study

A recent study revealed that higher clindamycin exposure did not increase the odds of death or non-laboratory adverse events in infants....

22 Jan, 2020

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Impact of Inappropriate Antimicrobial Therapy on Pediatric Patients with Febrile UTI

The clinical outcomes do not differ significantly amongst pediatric patients receiving appropriate empirical therapy (AT) or inappropriate empirical...

17 Jan, 2020

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Interventions that can cut down the Transmission of S aureus from Parent to Neonates

A recent study demonstrated that treating S aureus infected parents with intranasal mupirocin and chlorhexidine-impregnated cloths as against...

13 Jan, 2020

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Our Publications

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...

Handbook on Childhood Asthma

Asthma is a widely prevalent childhood disease. There are lot of challenges associated with it, in terms of diagnoses, management, prescribing...

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...

Patient Education

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

This slide set contains general understanding of principal features, risk factors, and treatment for ADHD in children and adults.  

Mental health

This slide set discusses the importance of mental health, factors contributing to mental health issues, and ways to maintain positive mental health....

Typhoid Fever in Children: What should Parents Know?

Here are some healthy practices that will help prevent typhoid – one of the most common communicable diseases in India. 

Ensuring Internet Safety

While internet can be educational, many children may be exposed to content that is inappropriate. Here are some quick tips that should be followed to...

Key Trials

Enteral Lactoferrin Supplementation does not reduce the Risk of Late-Onset Infection in Very Preterm Infants

According to the large-scale ELFIN trial, enteral bovine lactoferrin supplement did not reduce the risk of late onset infections in very preterm...

EcLiPSE: Levetiracetam May Be Preferred Over Phenytoin as Second-line Treatment for Pediatric Convulsive Status Epilepticus

The EcLiPSE trial demonstrated no superiority of levetiracetam over phenytoin in any of the outcomes when used as second-line treatment for...

Impact of Early Neonatal Vitamin A Supplementation on Infant Mortality: A Meta-Analysis

This meta-analysis ascertained the impact of neonatal vitamin A supplementation on the mortality of infants aged 6-12 months. The findings were...

The Lifestyle During Pregnancy Study: Breast Feeding Linked to IQ at age Five

This study underscores the importance of breast feeding. Children who were breast fed for more than one month had a better IQ at five years of age,...

Slide Library

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

This slide set contains general understanding of principal features, risk factors, and treatment for ADHD in children and adults.  

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When to Refer to a Surgical Specialist: A Pediatrician’s Guide

Glance through this referral recommendations that The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has created in collaboration with Surgical Sections of...

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Basics of Inhalation Devices

This presentation discusses basics of inhalation therapy. It gives an overview and pros & cons of various types of inhalation devices - pMDI,...

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HIV- Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is the method of preventing exposures of HIV to blood and body fluids and it is considered to be the most important...

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In your clinical practice, what percentage of pediatric patients with GERD, develop tachyphylaxis while undergoing treatment with Ranitidine?
Not yet observed
57% (13 votes)
< 1%
13% (3 votes)
1 - 5%
17% (4 votes)
5 %
13% (3 votes)
Total votes: 23