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Clindamycin may be superior therapy for skin, soft tissue infections

November 23, 2014

NEW YORK — Clindamycin may be a more effective treatment for skin and soft tissue infections in children compared with trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, according to data presented at the 2014 Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium.

To address how purulent skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) should be managed and treated, C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH, an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member, reviewed data from several recently published studies.

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Review emphasizes careful surveillance in the diagnosis of dermatologic infections

November 22, 2014
NEW YORK — Lawrence F. Eichenfield, MD, chief of pediatric and adolescent dermatology at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, outlined a series of case studies…
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Palivizumab prophylaxis for RSV requires more definitive data

November 22, 2014
NEW YORK — In light of the AAP’s recent recommendations on palivizumab for treatment of respiratory syncytial virus, benefits and disadvantages of the…
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Early doxycycline treatment needed to address tick-borne rickettsial disease

November 22, 2014
NEW YORK — Gordon E. Schutze, MD, professor of pediatrics and retrovirology at the Baylor College of Medicine, discusses treatment for the range of lesser-known…
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Pediatric Annals, November 2014, Volume 43 Issue 11
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Allergy and Immunology

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

When is a cough more than just a cough? This is the challenge that faces every pediatric provider when confronted with…
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Early doxycycline treatment needed to address tick-borne rickettsial disease

November 22, 2014
NEW YORK — Gordon E. Schutze, MD, professor of pediatrics and retrovirology at the Baylor College of
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