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Lung sounds successful in determining effects of inhaled corticosteroids in infants, children

July 27, 2017

The effects of inhaled corticosteroid use can be effectively measured through the use of lung sound analysis — with an index of the chest wall at 700 Hz and sound intensity at 700 Hz — according to a study published in Respirology.

Additionally, this technique can be used to effectively foresee potential exacerbations and to identify children who have asymptomatic asthma.

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Less than half of children immediately receive epinephrine for anaphylaxis

July 25, 2017
Less than 50% of children who experience anaphylaxis receive epinephrine before treatment in an ED or urgent care center, despite the medication being the first line of…
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Statewide quality improvement initiatives improve pediatric asthma

July 24, 2017
The use of statewide quality improvement learning collaboratives can improve asthma care, with the amount of physician rated well-controlled asthma increasing from 59%…
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Childhood asthma tied to increased LV mass index in adulthood

July 21, 2017
Adults with a history of childhood asthma had an elevated left ventricular mass index, especially in those with prehypertension or hypertension, according to a study…
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Pediatric Chronic Rhinosinusitis: The Old, the New, and the Reasonable

Pediatric Annals, April 2011, Volume 40 Issue 4
Chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), has a significant effect on a child’s quality of life. CRS may aggravate comorbid…
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Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergies

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

The past 3 decades have seen a significant improvement in the armamentarium available to the pediatric provider to…
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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VIDEO: Regeneron official provides dupilumab update

March 8, 2017
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