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26% of hospitalized kids on antibiotics receive suboptimal prescription

26% of hospitalized kids on antibiotics receive suboptimal prescription
February 7, 2020
Get Antibiotic Smart

Stewardship in the pediatrician’s office: It’s about time to get antibiotic smart with acute respiratory viral infections

January 27, 2020
In this bimonthly column, pediatric infectious disease specialists Asif Noor, MD, FAAP, and Ulka Kothari, MD, share
In the Journals

In Tennessee, 2% of providers write 25% of pediatric antibiotic prescriptions

January 22, 2020
Less than 2% of health care providers account for 25% of all pediatric antibiotic prescriptions in Tennessee, according to a study published in Infection Control
In the Journals

Decolonization reduces parent-to-child S. aureus transmission in NICU

January 15, 2020
Parental application of nasal antibiotic ointment and use of antiseptic wipes may significantly reduce parent-to-infant transmission of Staphylococcus aureus in…
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Special Issue Article

Pyogenic Arthritis

Pediatric Annals, September 2019, Volume 48 Issue 9
The incidence of septic arthritis among children in developed countries is estimated to be 4 to 10 cases per 100,000…
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Meeting News

VIDEO: Ronald M. Laxer, MDCM, FRCPC, addresses rheumatologic disease 'masquerading' as infection

November 24, 2019
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