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Formula versus donor breast milk for feeding preterm or low birth weight infants.

Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

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Date of publication: June, 2018

Publication type: Systematic review

In a nutshell: This review aims to determine the effect of feeding with formula compared with donor breast milk on growth and development in preterm or low birth weight (LBW) infants.

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Different infusion durations for preventing platinum-induced hearing loss in children with cancer.

Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

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Date of publication: July, 2018

Publication type: Systematic Review

In a nutshell: This review aims to assess the effects of different duration of platinum infusion to prevent hearing loss or tinnitus, or both, in children with cancer and to assess possible effects of these infusion duration on: a) anti-tumour efficacy of platinum-based therapy, b) adverse effects other than hearing loss or tinnitus, and c) quality of life.

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Ketorolac for postoperative pain in children

Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

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Date of publication: July, 2018

Publication type: Systematic review

In a nutshell: This review aims to assess the efficacy and safety of ketorolac for post-operative pain in children.

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Immunoglobulin: when to use

SourcePublic Health England – GOV. UK

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Date of publication: July, 2018

Publication type: Guidance

In a nutshell: PHE’s immunoglobulin handbook, providing guidance on administering immunoglobulin to prevent serious disease.

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A Randomized Trial of High-Flow Oxygen Therapy in Infants with Bronchiolitis.

Source: NEJM

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Date of publication: March, 2018

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This paper studies the efficacy of high-flow oxygen therapy through a nasal cannula in settings other than intensive care units (ICUs).

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