One in 20 children are prescribed codeine after undergoing tonsillectomy despite FDA black box warning regarding safety and efficacy issues associated with prescribing the opioid to children after these surgeries.
Articles tagged with "pediatrics"
Currently there is a lack of a validated disease specific, quality of life instrument, available to assess the impact of CRS on the pediatric CF patient population
Esophagoscopy with biopsy is an important adjunct to airway endoscopy in children with refractory aerodigestive symptoms
Incidence of pediatric consumer product ingestion has continued to rise, whereas incidence of aspiration has remained relatively stable
The only treatments that have been clearly shown to be effective are antibiotics for wet CC and inhaled steroids for dry CC
A look at the impact the pediatric tonsillectomy guidelines, published by the AAO-HNS in January 2011, have had on individual
An evaluation of a child with sleep-disordered breathing requires a careful assessment of symptoms as well as tonsil size
In children with DS, who have persistent OSA after T&A and lingual tonsil hypertrophy, LT significantly improved AHI, oAHI, and O2 saturation nadir