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Mothers with probable, confirmed Ebola should not breast-feed

December 22, 2014

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses recently published recommendations for the management of pregnant women with Ebola.

Patients with Ebola may present with influenza-like symptoms, including fever, headache, muscle pain, weakness, abdominal pain with vomiting and diarrhea, and unexplained bleeding or bruising, according to a practice brief from the association, published in the Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing.

In the Journals

Influenza activity low but rising nationwide

December 22, 2014
From Sept. 28 to Dec. 6, almost 125,000 respiratory specimens in the United States were tested for influenza and 10.9% were positive, according to a CDC report…
In the Journals

Novel, cheap DNA sequencer identified S. typhi resistance

December 21, 2014
A novel nanopore DNA sequencer could rapidly diagnose infection at a greatly reduced price, according to recent data. Researchers tested the ability of the MinION…
Edward Cox FDA approvals

FDA approves Viekira Pak for treatment of HCV

December 19, 2014
The FDA today approved a treatment for patients with hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection, including those with cirrhosis, according to a press release. A…
Veena L. Venkat, MD

Eight developments in pediatric GI conditions

December 19, 2014
Recent study data on pediatric gastrointestinal conditions have been abundant, particularly among presentations at the many gastroenterological society meetings this…
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Erratum

Erratum for Healthy Baby: Managing Cervical Lymphadenitis—A Total Pain in the Neck!

Pediatric Annals, December 2014, Volume 43 Issue 12
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Updates in Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: What New Guidelines Mean to Your Practice

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) accounts for 5% to 15% of patients diagnosed with JIA and is the most…
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RIVUR: Antimicrobial prophylaxis associated with reduced risk for recurrence, comparable renal scarring

RIVUR: Antimicrobial prophylaxis associated with reduced risk for recurrence, comparable renal scarring

December 4, 2014
NEW YORK — Sarah Long, MD, section chief of Infectious Diseases at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children…
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