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Oral Sucrose for Pain Control in Infants: A Useless Practice?

Background: Oral sweet solutions have been used for some time as a pain-reducing agent for procedures in the neonatal population.¬† However, there has been some mixed results in its effectiveness, especially in the <12 months of age group.¬†Nasopharyngeal aspiration (NPA) …

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Pediatrics

Validation of the Step-By-Step Approach to Febrile Infants

Background: Fever without source in infants less than three months old presents a difficult diagnostic dilemma for ED physicians.¬† Over the past 25 years several algorithms have been developed to help guide clinicians, most notably the Rochester, Philadelphia and Boston …

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Pediatrics

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