Pediatrics

Pain Pharmacotherapy Changes For RA During Pregnancy

Pain Pharmacotherapy Changes For RA During Pregnancy

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The pregnant patient with rheumatoid arthritis may need to have pain medication changed due to potential effects on the fetus.

Parents' Preferences Strongly Influence Opioid Pain Management in Children

Parents' Preferences Strongly Influence Opioid Pain Management in Children

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One study, published in the International Journal of Nursing Studies in 2015, found that parental preferences strongly influence decision-making when balancing pain relief against side effects for children on opioid therapy for postoperative pain.

Zingo Demonstrates Efficacy for Pain Reduction in Pediatrics, Study Reveals

Zingo Demonstrates Efficacy for Pain Reduction in Pediatrics, Study Reveals

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Marathon Pharmaceuticals announced positive results from the Phase 3 study of Zingo (lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate) for the reduction of venous access pain in pediatric patients.

Can Antibiotics Increase Juvenile Arthritis Risk?

Can Antibiotics Increase Juvenile Arthritis Risk?

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New research in Pediatrics suggests that children who are exposed to antibiotics could have an increased risk of newly diagnosed juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), but that antibiotic use could be a marker for abnormal immunity rather than a direct cause of JIA.

Prescription Opioids And Their Effects on Infants

Prescription Opioids And Their Effects on Infants

Study discusses link between opioid use and neonatal abstinence syndrome.

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