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Infectious diseases can be a challenge in medical practice, especially in pediatrics. That’s why we’re bringing you a top 3 clinical drops with important and common themes that deserve special attention and constant updating. Check it out!
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Tick is a clinical syndrome characterized by obstruction of the upper respiratory tract with symptoms of hoarseness, barking cough and stridor. It can lead to varying degrees of respiratory failure, including the need for orotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation. One of the cornerstones of cross-treatment is the use of corticosteroids. Is there any corticosteroid treatment with greater benefit?
Check it out in the video.
Hand-to-mouth disease is extremely common in pediatrics and in most cases manifests as a mild, self-limiting disease. Its treatment is based on the use of symptomatic and analgesic drugs, in addition to adequate hydration of the patient.
Despite this, some cases of hand-foot-and-mouth disease can have a severe course, with encephalitis and pulmonary edema, in addition to the patient’s death, and must be recognized immediately by the healthcare team for appropriate treatment.
Do you know what the risk factors for this disease are? See more in our video.
Treatment of scabies in children is usually performed with oral Ivermectin or 5% Permethrin lotion.
In children younger than 5 years or younger than 15 kg, oral ivermectin is not usually used due to the potential risk of neurotoxicity of the drug in this age group. What behaviors should be outlined in these patients?
And in children over 5 years or over 15 kg, which drug has the best results in the treatment of pediatric scabies? See the answers on clinical declines.
Where to find? Clinical Drops> Intensive Care> MV Guide
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co-author: Juliana Froes – Medical Clinic
* This article was reviewed by the PEBMED medical team
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