Researchers found that acid-suppressive drug use in pregnancy was associated with an increased risk for asthma in childhood.
Non-cigarette tobacco use is associated with subsequent cigarette smoking among US adolescents.
Women who were exposed prenatally to polychlorinated biphenyls may have an increased risk of having children with asthma, hay fever, or eczema.
Obesity is associated with more asthma symptom days in children not treated with a daily controller and inhaled corticosteroids.
Broad-spectrum antibiotics are not associated with better clinical or patient-centered outcomes in children with acute respiratory tract infections.
While a previous diagnosis of asthma may increase the risk for type 1 diabetes in children, the converse does not appear to be true.
Children with asthma exacerbations may be treated with 2 doses of dexamethasone instead of with prednisolone/prednisone.
Prospective validation research is needed before these clinical predictors of pediatric PE can become guidelines.
Investigators sought to determine the association between food allergies and the development of asthma.
Chest radiography, a procedure often performed in the emergency department, infrequently changes medical management of children with acute asthma exacerbations.
Atopic dermatitis without concomitant allergic sensitization in children is not associated an increased risk for asthma.
Select pediatric patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension may benefit from treatment with riociguat.
No single finding appears to reliably predict a pneumonia diagnosis in pediatric patients younger than 5 years of age.
Higher sevoflurane concentrations in the anesthesiologist's breathing zone is tied to negative behavior in children having elective ear, nose & throat surgery.
The use of evidence-based supportive therapies varies by hospital site for infants with bronchiolitis,
A population-based study aimed to determine whether inhaled corticosteroid use increased risk of fracture in children with asthma.
The modifying effect of human rhinovirus on asthma exacerbation severity was examined in a pediatric population.
Researchers developed a clinical tool to predict prolonged hospital stays in patients with pediatric community-acquired complicated pneumonia.
Children who discontinue inhaled corticosteroids for well-controlled asthma may experience worsening symptoms.
When children are breastfed for 6 months or less, the risk for asthma exacerbations decreases.
Pediatric patients with asthma are at the highest risk for adverse drug events, particularly with inhaled corticosteroids.
A new algorithm developed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence was not useful for diagnosing asthma in children and adolescents.