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Recent findings indicate a significant association between SSRI use in children and delayed puberty, with an odds ratio of 1.44. This underscores the importance of considering potential developmental impacts when prescribing these medications.
Pediatrics November 7th 2023
Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections Manifestations in a Teenager
This case underscores the importance of understanding PANDAS and its management. Despite multiple rounds of treatment including antibiotics, intravenous immunoglobulin treatment (IVIG), plasmapheresis, antipsychotics, mood stabilizers, antidepressants/anxiolytics, adenotonsillectomy, individual psychotherapy, and partial hospitalization programs, the patient’s condition remained resistant.
Pediatrics October 24th 2023
Are You Prescribing ADHD Medication Correctly? Poison Centers See a 300% Rise in Reports Related to Possible Prescription Errors
The recent surge in ADHD medication-related errors is a pressing concern that demands immediate attention from healthcare providers. Learn how you can minimize risks and improve patient safety.
Psychiatry September 27th 2023