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Diaphragm Atrophy During Pediatric Acute Respiratory Failure...

Diaphragm atrophy is associated with prolonged postextubation noninvasive positive pressure ventilation in children...

22 May 2020

Primary care faecal calprotectin testing in children with su...

Calprotectin testing of children with suspected IBD in primary care accurately distinguishes IBD from a functional...

21 May 2020

Association of initial empirical antibiotic therapy with inc...

The evidence suggests an association between IEAT (≥ 5 days) and the risk of NEC. Further studies are needed to...

20 May 2020

Long-term Mortality and Risk of Epilepsy in Children and You...

Brain abscess is associated with increased risk of mortality for up to 5 years. New-onset epilepsy occurred in 28%...

19 May 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...

Patient Education

Maintaining Respiratory Hygiene: Cough and Sneeze Etiquettes

Respiratory hygiene is an infection prevention measure to decrease the transmission of respiratory illness like influenza, RSV, whooping cough or com...

Managing Constipation in Children: Tips on Toilet Training

Learning to use the toilet is an important milestone for children. A challenge to consistent toilet training is constipation which is a very common c...

When to Wash Your Hands?

Maintaining hand hygiene is one of the best ways to protect oneself and the family from getting sick. Here are some tips your patients can follow on...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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

Key Trials

Zinc Supplementation-A Feasible Strategy to prevent Growth Retardation in Children Aged 6-24 Months

The study demonstrates that six-month zinc supplementation is a feasible and effective strategy for preventing growth retardation in children aged 6...

Comparing the Impact of Levetiracetam vs. Carbamazepine Monotherapy on Lipid Profile and Thyroid Function in Children with Epilepsy

Levetiracetam does not impact the lipid profile and thyroid functioning in children with epilepsy as compared with carbamazepan which may lead to...

Zinc Supplement may reduce Time to Discharge in Children Aged 1-59 Months Admitted for Diarrhea

Zinc supplementation shortened the time to discharge in children hospitalized for diarrhea. The benefits were evident in children aged 1-59 months,...

Infants with PPHN Burdened with Increased Morbidity and Mortality Risk in the First Year of Life

This study demonstrates a high burden of morbidity and mortality in the first year of life in infants with persistent pulmonary hypertension of...

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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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Zinc Supplementation: An Effective and Feasible Approach to Improve Growth in Children

Recent global estimates indicate that over a quarter of children under 5 years of age are stunted. Zinc is known to play a critical role in...

 
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