Carl S. Galloway, MD, FAAP
Dexamethasone Potential Therapy for Asthma Exacerbations in Pediatric Inpatients
December 1, 2015
Clinical question: In children hospitalized in a non-ICU setting with asthma exacerbation, how effective is dexamethasone compared to prednisone/prednisolone? Background: Asthma is the second most common reason for hospital admission in childhood.1 National guidelines recommend treatment with sys
Urinalysis Is Reliable Infection Predictor in Infants
October 6, 2015
Clinical question: In infants younger than three months of age with bacteremic urinary tract infection (UTI), how sensitive and specific are urinalysis (UA) findings? Background: Infants are commonly hospitalized with UTIs. The gold standard for diagnosis is considered to be urine culture.