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Dramatic increase seen in children injured by detergent pods

February 2, 2017

Researchers determined that eye injuries in young children from single-use liquid detergent pods are increasing, according to data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System.

Between Jan. 1, 2010, and Dec. 31, 2015, 1,201 laundry detergent pod-related ocular burns occurred among children 3 to 4 years old.

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Progressive inflammation of left medial periorbital structures in 3-week-old afebrile neonate

Infectious Diseases in Children, December 2016
James H. Brien, DO; Richard H. Schwartz, MD
A 3-week-old boy presents with a red and swollen left eye. His history is that of a 34-week premature, born via uncomplicated vaginal delivery with Apgar scores of 8 and…

Chickenpox, shingles vaccine associated with corneal inflammation

February 4, 2016
Analysis of case reports identified an association between the varicella zoster vaccine and keratitis in both children and adults, according to recently presented…
FDA News

FDA warns that laser pointer misuse can cause eye, skin injuries

December 23, 2015
The FDA has issued a warning to consumers and physicians about the risk for eye and skin injuries from products that include lasers, according to a MedWatch safety…
CME Article

Treatment of Bacterial Conjunctivitis in Children

Pediatric Annals, February 2011, Volume 40 Issue 2
Acute infectious conjunctivitis is the most frequently encountered ocular disorder seen by general practitioners. In…
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Pediatric Bacterial Conjunctivitis: Differentiating Disease and Incorporating Optimal Treatment Plans into Practice

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

Conjunctivitis is a common condition encountered in pediatric practices, and pediatricians must therefore be…
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference

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Despite measures, infection control in daycare centers remains daunting

November 25, 2015
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