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Early Transition to Oral Antimicrobial Therapy among Childre...
Pediatr Infect Dis J.

Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (SAB) is associated with a wide range of illness among children with acute...

10 Aug 2022

Association between Duration of Early Empiric Antibiotics an...
Eur J Pediatr.

Almost 90% of preterm infants who have negative blood culture results in the first 72 h of life are exposed to EEAE...

09 Aug 2022

Kidney Length Normative Values: New Percentiles by Age and B...
Pediatr Neprhol.

We present the first age- and BSA-based kidney length LMS normative values based on the largest pediatric cohort to...

08 Aug 2022

Age-specific Clinical Presentation and Risk Factors for Extr...
Pediatr Infect Dis J.

This study provides new knowledge about age-specific clinical presentation and risk factors of EPTB in children in...

05 Aug 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...

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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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Role of Esomeprazole in Healing after Choanal Atresia Repair

According to the study, esomeprazole reduced the incidence of choanal restenosis in patients undergoing surgery for the repair of choanal atresia...

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...

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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
30% (3 votes)
Co-amoxiclav
50% (5 votes)
Cephalosporins (Cefixime/Cefpodoxime/Cefuroxime)
10% (1 vote)
Azithromycin (alone)
10% (1 vote)
Azithromycin (as an add on)
0% (0 votes)
Total votes: 10