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Research & Reviews  73 results

Symptom Based Performance of Airway Clearance After Starting Highly Effective Modulators for Cystic Fibrosis (SPACE-CF)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05392855

Jun 1st, 2022 - This will be a randomized controlled trial design with 2:1 randomization (2 to symptom driven to 1 in continuous) for this pilot study to determine if symptom-driven airway clearance after starting Elexacaftor-Tezacaftor-Ivacaftor (ETI) therapy is...

Throat carriage rate, associated factors, and antimicrobial susceptibility pattern of g...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9040231
BMC Pediatrics; Barsenga S, Mitiku H et. al.

Apr 28th, 2022 - Group A Streptococcus has been recognized as an important human pathogen and it remains among the top ten causes of mortality from an infectious disease. Group A Streptococcus throat carriage plays an important role in the development of infection...

Pharyngitis
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/764304-overview

Apr 6th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Pharyngitis is defined as an infection or irritation of the pharynx or tonsils (see the image below). The etiology is usually infectious, with most cases being of viral origin and most bacterial cases attributable to group A st...

Pharyngitis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/764304-overview

Apr 6th, 2022 - Practice Essentials Pharyngitis is defined as an infection or irritation of the pharynx or tonsils (see the image below). The etiology is usually infectious, with most cases being of viral origin and most bacterial cases attributable to group A st...

Pharyngitis Workup
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/764304-workup

Apr 6th, 2022 - Laboratory Studies GABHS rapid antigen detection test This is the preferred method for diagnosing GAS infection in the emergency department because of difficulties with culture follow-up. (See the image below.) Rapid antigen detection test for gro...

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Guidelines  1 results

Guideline for the management of acute sore throat.
https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-0691.2012.03766.x
Clinical Microbiology and Infection : the Official Public... , Pelucchi C et. al.

Apr 27th, 2012 - The European Society for Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases established the Sore Throat Guideline Group to write an updated guideline to diagnose and treat patients with acute sore throat. In diagnosis, Centor clinical scoring system or...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  16 results

Symptom Based Performance of Airway Clearance After Starting Highly Effective Modulators for Cystic Fibrosis (SPACE-CF)
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05392855

Jun 1st, 2022 - This will be a randomized controlled trial design with 2:1 randomization (2 to symptom driven to 1 in continuous) for this pilot study to determine if symptom-driven airway clearance after starting Elexacaftor-Tezacaftor-Ivacaftor (ETI) therapy is...

HostDx Sepsis in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Emergency Department Patients With Suspected Infections: a Multicenter Pilot Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03744741

Dec 3rd, 2021 - Subjects presenting to the emergency department with a suspected acute infection will be eligible. Suspected infections may be of a) respiratory, b) urinary, c) intra-abdominal, or d) skin & soft tissue etiology. Subjects with suspected sepsis of ...

Infusions of Mesenchymal Stromal Cells in Children With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT04549285

Sep 14th, 2021 - This phase I, multisite, pilot study will test whether infusions of human cord tissue derived MSCs (hCT-MSC) are safe in children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C). The study population will consist of six patients 18 to <21 years old...

Surveillance of Streptococcal Infections in Children in India
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00342199

Dec 16th, 2019 - This is an epidemiological study on the incidence of Group A beta hemolytic streptococcal (GAS) infections (both pharyngitis and impetigo) in school-age children in two rural area of India: surveillance in four schools, in the north in the Punjab ...

Long-term Lung Function and Disease Progression in Children With Early Onset Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Lung Disease
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00722878

Oct 7th, 2019 - PCD, or Kartagener syndrome, is a genetic disorder that causes hair-like cells called cilia to move improperly, or in some cases, not at all. Cilia are needed to help clear the respiratory system of pollutants. When they work properly, they move d...

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News  20 results

8-year-old boy • palpable purpura on the legs with arthralgia • absence of coagulopathy • upper respiratory infection • Dx?
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/207661/pediatrics
MDedge Family Medicine; Rachel Bramson, MD, Andrew Trinh, BS

Sep 6th, 2019 - THE CASE An 8-year-old boy presented to his family physician (FP) with pharyngitis, nasal drainage, and a dry cough of 3 days’ duration. He denied any fever, chills, vomiting, or diarrhea.

Malpractice Case: Beware of the Agreeable, Noncompliant Patient
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/895242

Apr 25th, 2018 - Knowing a Patient Well Can Interfere With Good Judgment Medscape Editor’s Key Points Knowing a patient and family for many years, or even decades, is no guarantee that the patient who seems agreeable will adhere to your instructions to follow up w...

Malpractice Case: Beware of the Agreeable, Noncompliant Patient
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/895242_1

Apr 25th, 2018 - Knowing a Patient Well Can Interfere With Good Judgment Medscape Editor’s Key Points Knowing a patient and family for many years, or even decades, is no guarantee that the patient who seems agreeable will adhere to your instructions to follow up w...

When to Skip Cultures in Kids With Pharyngitis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/883769

Aug 11th, 2017 - Can We Place Our Trust in 'Overt Viral Features'? It can be difficult to differentiate between viral and bacterial pharyngitis caused by group A Streptococcus (GAS), in part because of significant overlap in the symptoms and physical findings betw...

Generalized Vaccinia After Smallpox Vaccination With Concomitant Primary Epstein Barr Virus Infection
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/132554/vaccines/generalized-vaccinia-after-smallpox-vaccination-concomitant-primary
Jeremy Mandia, MD, Kathryn Buikema, DO

Mar 17th, 2017 - Generalized vaccinia (GV) is a rare, self-limiting complication of the smallpox vaccination that is caused by the systemic spread of the virus from the inoculation site. The incidence of GV became rare after routine vaccination was discontinued in.

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Patient Education  5 results see all →