What are the challenges of pediatric atopic dermatitis amid winter?
In this Contemporary Pediatrics interview, Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, explains additional challenges pediatric atopic dermatitis patients face during winter months and colder weather.
Food Insecurity and the Dangers of Infant Formula Dilution
Stress ulcer prophylaxis does not provide prevention of gastrointestinal bleeding in neonates
In a poster abstract presented at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting & Exhibition held in Anaheim, California, stress ulcer prophylaxis (SUP) did not appear to provide benefit for prevention of gastrointestinal bleeding and did not increase SUP-associated adverse effects.
Demystifying Infant Formula
AAP cautions against low-carbohydrate diets for children at risk for diabetes
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), it is recommended that 45% to 65% of total daily calories come from carbohydrates, though very low-carbohydrate diets allow for 20 to 50 grams per day.
Underused antivirals in pediatric influenza treatment
In the almost 10 years of data collected by the research team, nearly 1.5 million antiviral medications were dispensed to pediatric patients, and oseltamivir accounted for 99.8% of those prescriptions.
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