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CDC advisers have recommended that for children ages 2 to 10 at risk for invasive meningococcal disease, the quadrivalent conjugate vaccine Menactra is preferable to the polysaccharide vaccine Menomune. References and Resources Recommendation from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices...

Application of a novel classification scheme

Diffuse Lung Disease In Infancy

The study explains how a multidisciplinary working group was formed to apply consensus terminology and diagnostic criteria for disorders presenting with diffuse lung disease in infancy. References and Resources Deutsch G, Young L, Deterding R, et al. Diffuse Lung Disease in Young Children. ...

Effect of ibuprofen therapy on FEV1

Ibuprofen Therapy in Adolescents with Cystic Fibrosis

The objective of this study was to assess the effect of ibuprofen therapy on FEV1 decline in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis, using observational data from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry. Slower rates of FEV1 decline were seen in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis...