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New AAP guidance revisions impact palivizumab prophylaxis for RSV

November 24, 2014

NEW YORK — H. Cody Meissner, MD, an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member, discusses the AAP’s Red Book Committee updated guidance for use of palivizumab prophylaxis among infants and young children with increased risk for hospitalization for respiratory syncytial virus infection.

In particular, Meissner noted the differences between the AAP’s most recent recommendations, published in July 2014, and previous guidance for palivizumab.

NAFLD associated with high BP, hypertension in children In the Journals

NAFLD associated with high BP, hypertension in children

November 24, 2014
Pediatric patients with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease were more likely to have high blood pressure and persistent high blood pressure compared with children without…
Carla Davis, MD In the Journals

School nurse program increased epinephrine availability to students

November 24, 2014
A training program for school nurses in Houston decreased students’ reactions to food allergies and increased student-specific injectable devices, according to…
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Education is key to help protect patients from animal bites

November 24, 2014
NEW YORK — Educating patients on animal interaction and pet selection is one way physicians can contribute to the prevention of animal bites, according to a…
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A 9-Year-Old Female with Bilateral Leg Weakness After Influenza Vaccination

Pediatric Annals, November 2014, Volume 43 Issue 11
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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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IGRA TB tests expected to significantly reduce false-positive results compared with TST

IGRA TB tests expected to significantly reduce false-positive results compared with TST

November 23, 2014
NEW YORK — Jeffrey R. Starke, MD, an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member, addresses the…
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