Although both acetaminophen and ibuprofen are commonly used for pain relief and fever reduction in children, recommendations for their use in this population are inconsistent, according to the researchers, whose study results were published in JAMA. Of the 241,138 participants over 19 studies, which treatment showed more promise in fever and pain reduction?
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommendations in “COVID-19 Interim Guidance: Return to Sports”, a positive cardiac screen or other concerning findings from a recovered COVID-19 youth patient should prompt an electrocardiogram (EKG) and potential referral to a pediatric cardiologist. The updated guidance has a focus on cardiac evaluation.
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