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How to encourage influenza vaccination in primary care

October 17, 2018
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Fidaxomicin shows improved efficacy in treating pediatric C. difficile

October 17, 2018
SAN FRANCISCO — Treatment with fidaxomicin led to higher overall cure rates among children who were infected with Clostridoides difficile compared with treatment…

CDC: Acute flaccid myelitis cases continue to rise among US kids

October 16, 2018
The CDC has announced that 127 patients are under investigation related to an increase of acute flaccid myelitis cases, or AFM, in 22 states. Of these patients, 62 cases…
What's Your Diagnosis?

Treatment is easy; diagnosis is hard

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2018
James H Brien, DO
A previously healthy 11-month-old female was seen in the ER for evaluation of an erythematous, somewhat painful papular lesion, diagnosed as impetigo and treated with…
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Should pregnant women receive an Ebola vaccine despite WHO recommendations?

Infectious Diseases in Children, October 2018
Inclusion of pregnant women in live vaccine trials is an ethical imperative. The nearly universal fetal, neonatal and maternal mortality associated with Ebola infections…
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Trampolines: What's the Harm?

Pediatric Annals, October 2018, Volume 47 Issue 10
Trampolines hold the promise of fun and enjoyment for many children, but they are associated with a significant number…
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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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American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition

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CMS 2019 proposal offers new coding options to GIs

August 17, 2018
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