Towards evidence-based medicine for paediatricians

Phillips, Bob
September 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Sep2007, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p817
Academic Journal
The article presents several evidence-based medicine solutions for pediatricians. The format of writing the case studies is elaborated first, as well as the invitation for those who are willing to publish their questions with best evidence-based answers. One case study concerns the effectivity of wet combing in children with pediculosis capitis infestation. The other case study concerns leukocytes as a predictor for progression to haemolytic uraemic syndrome in Escherichia coli infection. Another case study is concerned on the safety of the daily dose of gentamicin in the treatment of urinary tract infection (UTI) in infants and children.


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