Featured Review: Xylitol sugar supplement for preventing middle ear infection in children
This study shows that there is e vidence for the use of xylitol in preventing middle ear infections. We hope that future studies will widen their sample, determine the ideal dosage of xylitol and, the ideal mode of delivery.”Read the full Cochrane ReviewVisit the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections websiteRelated Resources:Featured Review: Influenza vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in infants and childrenPress Release: Doctors and patients making decisions together could reduce the number of antibiotics prescribed for acute respiratory infectionsFeatured Review: Water precautions for prevention of infection in children with ventilation tubes (grommets)Press Release: Effect of natural sweetener Xylitol in preventing tooth decay still unprovenWednesday, August 10, 2016
What are some fellowships that people have considered to get out of full time EM. Things like US or EMS are mostly just attempts at getting specialized into academics, but realistically, you're still practicing emergency medicine. Can we compile a list of fellowships that help you get out - Please list pros, cons, career outlook and field saturation, lifestyle, compensation, work hours, career longevity, training length, fellowship competitiveness etc. Are pain and palliative the only two... Best Fellowships To Get Out Of EM
Publication date: 1 December 2020Source: Personality and Individual Differences, Volume 167Author(s): Lasse F. Lui, Claudia Sassenrath, Stefan Pfattheicher
Discussion Biometrics uses “biological characteristics or behavioral features to recognize an individual.” Using biometric data requires acquisition of data of sufficient quantity and quality for recognition and comparison, and the biometric data needs to remain stable over time (i.e. – the person should be able to be recognized in the future using the data. Data acquisition and storage cost and size are also important variables. Privacy and security are also paramount considerations. Biometrics use in pediatric patients has several applications including: Newborn tracking -using biometrics for iden...
Publication date: Available online 4 July 2020Source: American Journal of Infection ControlAuthor(s): Sarah Haessler, Elise M Martin, Mary Ellen Scales, Le Kang, Michelle Doll, Michael P. Stevens, Daniel Z. Uslan, Rachel Pryor, Michael B. Edmond, Emily Godbout, Salma Abbas, Gonzalo Bearman
Publication date: Available online 4 July 2020Source: Diabetes &Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research &ReviewsAuthor(s): Petar Radanliev, David De Roure, Rob Walton
Publication date: Available online 4 July 2020Source: Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical SciencesAuthor(s): Yuefei Zhu, Jia Li, Zhiqing Pang
Publication date: Available online 4 July 2020Source: BurnsAuthor(s): D. Dewing, C. McGrory, W. de Mello
ob Husain The host innate defence against influenza virus infection is an intricate system with a plethora of antiviral factors involved. We have identified host histone deacetylase 6 (HDAC6) as an anti-influenza virus factor in cultured cells. Consistent with this, we report herein that HDAC6 knockout (KO) mice are more susceptible to influenza virus A/PR/8/1934 (H1N1) infection than their wild type (WT) counterparts. The KO mice lost weight faster than the WT mice and, unlike WT mice, could not recover their original body weight. Consequently, more KO mice succumbed to infection, which corresponded with higher lung v...
ConclusionsIncident reports identified neonates, a shortlist of drugs, and specific error types, associated with modifiable behaviors, as priority improvement targets. These findings direct further study and inform intervention development, such as specific training in calculations to prevent dosing errors. Involving experienced practitioners both endorsed the findings and engaged the practice community in their future implementation. The utility of incident reports to direct improvement efforts may offset the limitations in their representativeness.
Conclusion: Assessment of first priority SOS teeth may be part of the dentist’s work-up. It provides dentists and health authorities with useful information regarding urgent dental care needs to plan dental services.
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