Cough and Cold
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Before recommending any OTC cough suppressants, pharmacists must remind patients to consult a medical professional before giving these medications to children younger than 4 years.
Elizabeth K Rende DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, PMHS-BC, FAANP of Duke Pediatric Neurology discussed 2 types of headaches—primary and secondary—in an interview filmed at the 2019 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners conference in New Orleans.
Mary Jean Ohns, DNP, APRN, CPNP, CCRN, of Toledo Children's Hospital addresses frequent concerns that parents express when a child has a fever, in an interview filmed during the 2019 National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners annual conference in New Orleans.
When patients present with respiratory illnesses, pharmacists must assess factors such as comorbidities, symptoms and symptom control, medication history, and adverse effects.
Andrea Cusack, RPh, has made national headlines braving treacherous conditions delivering prescriptions in a very creative way.
According to the CDC, starting late in spring 2018 and continuing today, clinicians have been reporting nationwide outbreaks of pertussis, also known as whooping cough.
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Before a pertussis vaccine was widely available, about 200,000 American children contracted this highly contagious acute respiratory tract infection annually, and between 4000 and 9000 children died each year.
A cough is a common symptom for which some patients seek medical attention at urgent care clinics and emergency departments.
Acetaminophen overuse becomes much more common in the United States during cold and flu season, according to a recently published study.