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Geographical Differences and Temporal Improvements in FEV in...
JAMA Pediatr.

Values for the measure %FEV1 were reduced in preterm-born survivors. There were improvements in %FEV1 over recent...

29 Jun 2022

Validation of Prediction Models for Pneumonia among Children...
Pediatrics.

Prediction models for radiographic pneumonia had varying performance. The 3 models with higher performance may...

28 Jun 2022

ESPGHAN Position Paper on Management and Follow-up of Childr...
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr.

The ESPGHAN societal paper offers recommendations to improve follow-up of children and adolescents with coeliac...

27 Jun 2022

Comparison between Hospital- and Community-acquired Septic S...
World J Pediatr.

The underlying diseases, pathogens, complications, prognosis, and mortality rates varied widely between the HASS...

24 Jun 2022

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

Safety and Efficacy of Adjunctive Perampanel in Pediatric Patients with Inadequately Controlled FS or GTCS

The 311 Core study demonstrated adjunctive perampanel to be safe, well-tolerated and efficacious in children aged 4 to <12 years and affected...

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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
25% (2 votes)
Co-amoxiclav
50% (4 votes)
Cephalosporins (Cefixime/Cefpodoxime/Cefuroxime)
13% (1 vote)
Azithromycin (alone)
13% (1 vote)
Azithromycin (as an add on)
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 8