Otic drug preparations treatment chart for infections, pain, or wax build-up in the ear.
Acute otitis media treatment chart including select antibiotics and recommended doses.
Because determining an appropriate treatment plan for a patient depends on the subtype of the disease, it is imperative for providers to know and understand the underlying mechanisms of CRS as well as the components included in a medical evaluation of a patient.
There is a lack of evidence for efficacy of pharmacologic agents and emerging evidence of significant harm; consequently, these agents should be used sparingly, if at all.
Many high school students were engaged in behaviors associated with chronic disease; 8.8% had smoked cigarettes and 13.2% had used an electronic vapor product on at least 1 day during the past 30 days.
SGT-001 is a novel adeno-associated viral (AAV) vector mediated gene transfer that could potentially address the underlying genetic cause of DMD, mutations in the dystrophin gene.
The researchers found that the crude proportion of cephalosporin-resistant (CephR) A. baumannii increased from 13.2% in 1999 to 23.4% in 2012, with a peak of 32.5% in 2008. Similarly, the proportion of carbapenem(CR)-resistant A. baumannii increased from 0.6% in 1999 to 6.1% in 2012, peaking at 12.7% in 2008.
"These results support the need to assess the role of sleep quantity and quality interventions as strategies for improving cardiovascular risk profiles of adolescents," the authors write.
Compared with children in the control group, children with amblyopia had a slower mean time to completion (P=.001), as did children with non-amblyopic strabismus (P=.002).
The first patient has been enrolled in PEDFIC-1, a phase 3, single, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial designed to evaluate A4250 in 60 patients (aged 6 months-18 years) with PFIC subtype 1 or 2 who have elevated serum bile acid (sBA) levels and pruritus.
There was a significant increase in consumption by age, from 0.9 to 5.5 and 7.1 teaspoons for infants aged 6 to 11 months, and toddlers aged 12 to 18 and 19 to 23 months, respectively.
Noting that infants and children who ingest button batteries can experience esophageal damage leading to significant morbidity and death in as little as 2 hours, researchers from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Nationwide Children's Hospital aimed to identify effective options for mitigating these effects by testing common weakly acidic household beverages, viscous liquids, and sucralfate (Carafate).
In a review of children who presented to a specialist hematology clinic with isolated mild or moderate low platelet counts, though causes were variable, most required no interventions.
The researchers found that from 2011 to 2017 there was a decrease in current use of any tobacco product among high school students, from 24.2 to 19.6%, and from 7.5 to 5.6% among middle school students.
The researchers found that infants who received n-3 LCPUFA had a smaller waist circumference at 5 years (coefficient, 1.1cm), which remained significant after adjusting for confounders (coefficient, 0.8cm).
Researchers assessed factors associated with post-discharge persistent opioid use of up to 6 months in a group of 86 children and adolescents (median age, 12 years) who had undergone cytoreductive surgery with hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy.
The researchers found that in covariate-adjusted models, infants who were exclusively formula-fed at 3 months had increased risk of overweight (adjusted odds ratio, 2.04; 95% confidence interval, 1.25 to 3.32).
The researchers found that there was a 33% decrease in the total death rate for persons aged 10 to 19 years between 1999 and 2013 (from 44.4 to 29.6 per 100,000 population), followed by a 12% increase (to 33.1 per 100,000 population) between 2013 and 2016.
The sNDA included data from Study 311 (N=180), an ongoing, open-label, multicenter trial with an extension phase that evaluated the safety, tolerability, and exposure-efficacy relationship of Fycompa oral suspension as adjunctive therapy in children (4 to 11 years) with inadequately controlled POS or PGTC seizures.
"The variability in exposure rates across centers, however, suggests that neonatal antimicrobial stewardship efforts are warranted to optimize antibiotic use for VLBW and ELBW infants," the authors write.
A physician report indicates that 4 placebo (non-hormonal) capsules were placed in the first 4 days of therapy instead of active capsules.
Children born to adolescent mothers in the care of child protection services (CPS) were more likely to be taken into CPS care themselves when compared to other children in the first 2 years of life.
This investigational lentiviral-based gene therapy is currently being studied in the Phase 2/3 Starbeam Study, a 2-year study assessing the safety and efficacy of Lenti-D in boys ≤17 years old with CALD.
The Agency is urging manufacturers to stop marketing OTC oral drug products containing benzocaine for teething to this patient population.
Recalled products include Teething Drops, Nausea Drops, Intestinal Colic Drops, Stomach Calm, Expectorant Cough Syrup, Silver-Zinc Throat Spray, and Argentum Elixir.
Offspring were followed from birth until 12 months, first indication of serious infection, end of commercial insurance eligibility, death or end of study period, whichever came first.
The use of Truvada for PrEP in the adolescent population was based on a single-arm, open-label clinical study (ATN113) among 67 HIV-1 negative young men (aged 15 to 17 years) who have sex with men (YMSM).