Respiratory Infections

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1 million child-friendly TB courses ordered since 2016

1 million child-friendly TB courses ordered since 2016
June 17, 2019

Read the Perspective from Jeffrey R. Starke, MD

In the Journals

Waning immunity from DTaP vaccines fueling ongoing outbreaks

June 10, 2019
Pertussis cases appear most frequently among age-appropriately vaccinated children, which suggests that suboptimal DTaP vaccine effectiveness plays a major role in…

Q&A: Measles cases top 1,000 in US, so what does that mean?

June 6, 2019
This week, the CDC reported that measles cases have reached over 1,000 cases in the United States for the year despite a vaccine available that demonstrates 97% efficacy…
In the Journals

Children often receive unnecessary diagnostic tests, treatment for pneumonia

May 30, 2019
Children presenting to EDs and other outpatient settings with community-acquired pneumonia, or CAP, often receive unnecessary diagnostic interventions and treatments…
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Special Issue Article

Sinusitis in Children

Pediatric Annals, October 2018, Volume 47 Issue 10
Acute bacterial sinusitis (ABS) mostly occurs as a complication of acute viral upper respiratory tract infection (URI)…
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Test Your Knowledge on the Persisting Challenge of RSV Infection: The Wheel of Knowledge Competition!

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP.

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is the leading cause of lower respiratory tract infections in children worldwide. It…
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Meeting News Coverage

Diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia in children: National guideline recommendations

November 26, 2012
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