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New recommendations released on bedsharing to promote breastfeeding

Credit: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers Leading experts representing The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) have released new evidence-based recommendations regarding the benefits and risks of bedsharing for mother-infant pairs who have initiated breastfeeding and are in home settings. The new protocol is published in Breastfeeding Medicine, the official journal …

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New recommendations for paracetamol poisoning

Tylenol 500 mg capsules. Credit: Wikipedia Recent evidence has prompted a change in the management of paracetamol poisoning, according the authors of the updated guideline summary published online today by the Medical Journal of Australia. Previous guidelines were published by the MJA in 2015 but further research has emerged, particularly …

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Recommendations to prevent secondary fractures in adults 65+ with osteoporosis

A multistakeholder coalition assembled by the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) has issued clinical recommendations for the optimal prevention of secondary fracture among people aged 65 years and older with a hip or vertebral fracture—the most serious complication associated with osteoporosis. Douglas P. Kiel, M.D., M.P.H., Director …

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Recommendations developed for evaluating chronic diarrhea

(HealthDay)—In new American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) clinical practice guidelines, published in the September issue of Gastroenterology, recommendations are presented for laboratory evaluation of chronic watery diarrhea. Walter Smalley, M.D., M.P.H., from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, and colleagues developed recommendations for the evaluation of immunocompetent patients …

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First-ever consensus on recommendations for young children

Credit: American Heart Association Leading medical and nutrition organizations recommend breast milk, infant formula, water, and plain milk as part of a new set of comprehensive beverage recommendations for children, outlined by age (birth through age 5). They caution against beverages that are sources of added sugars in young children’s …

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Updated recommendations, levels of care categorized for pediatric ICUs

(HealthDay)—Three levels of care are recommended for pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients, according to a policy statement published online Sept. 4 in Pediatrics. Benson S. Hsu, M.D., from the Sanford School of Medicine at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, and colleagues updated the 2004 guidelines and levels …

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Don’t wait to follow up on eye doctor recommendations

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Regular vision screenings are part of all well-child checks at Penn State Health—but sometimes, caring for a child’s eyes requires additional steps. Dr. Amanda Ely, an ophthalmologist at Penn State Health Eye Center, said it’s important that parents follow up with any recommendations from those appointments …

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