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MRSA ventilator-associated pneumonia: Myth or reality?

MRSA ventilator-associated pneumonia: Myth or reality?
Infectious Disease News, November 2017
Burke Cunha, MD, MACP
In the Journals

Macrolide antibiotics fail to provide additional benefit for children with pneumonia

November 13, 2017
For children hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia, there is no significant difference between treatment with beta-lactam monotherapy and beta-lactam plus

Top stories to read on World Pneumonia Day

November 12, 2017
Although pneumonia can be prevented by immunization, good hygiene practices and adequate nutrition, it accounted for the deaths of more than 920,000 children aged…
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Outpatient prescribing drives unnecessary antibiotic use for CAP

November 10, 2017
More than 70% of patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia in the United States received antibiotic treatment longer than recommended, according to recent…
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Manifestations of Food Allergy in Infants and Children

Pediatric Annals, August 2008, Volume 37 Issue 8
Parents frequently report that their children have adverse reactions to foods. Pediatricians must be familiar with the…
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VIDEO: Targeted therapy, checkpoint inhibitors show promise for lung cancer–associated brain metastases

June 12, 2017
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