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Speaker: Consider all information for diagnosis, treatment of paediatric osteoarticular infections

May 30, 2015

PRAGUE — To fully understand the current scientific evidence in the diagnosis and treatment of paediatric osteoarticular infections, it is important to consider all opinions, published studies and randomised controlled trials, according to a presenter here at the 16th EFORT Congress. 

“I think that when we start evaluating evidence, it is not about throwing away everything, but just understanding where we are in space so you don’t get lost,” said Markus Pääkkӧnen, MD, of Turku University Hospital in Tampere, Finland.

In the Journals

Formula distribution to breast-feeding mothers declines in US hospitals

May 29, 2015
The distribution of formula care packages to breast-feeding mothers by hospitals decreased by 41 percentage points between 2007 and 2013, according to a study published…
Knee and ankle valgus stress elevated in patients with pediatric flexible flatfoot Meeting News Coverage

Knee and ankle valgus stress elevated in patients with pediatric flexible flatfoot

May 29, 2015
PRAGUE — According to research presented at the 16th EFORT Congress, elevated valgus stress was found in the knees and ankles of patients with pediatric flexible…
FDA approvals

FDA approves meropenem for infants with abdominal infections

May 29, 2015
The FDA today approved the antibiotic meropenem for the treatment of abdominal infections in neonates and infants aged younger than 3 months, according to a press…
In the Journals

Bacteria, respiratory viruses play key role in pediatric AOM

May 28, 2015
Respiratory viruses and pathogenic bacteria figured significantly in the development of acute otitis media, irrespective of HIV status, in South African children…
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Basic Science Tidbit

Beating Cilia and Whipping Flagella: More Than Meets the Eye

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, May/June 2015, Volume 52 Issue 3
No abstract available for this article.
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CME
Conjuctivitis

Management of Pediatric Conjunctivitis and Otitis/Conjunctivitis Syndrome

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Alcon Research, LTD.

Acute bacterial conjunctivitis affects approximately 1 of every 8 children each year, and 5 million cases occur in the…
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New mothers preferred to receive vaccine information from pediatrician vs. obstetrician

New mothers preferred to receive vaccine information from pediatrician vs. obstetrician

May 12, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Sean O’Leary, MD, MPH, from the department of pediatrics at the University of Colorado…
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