Tag Archive: curb

Dec
24

Risk–based EOS approach could curb antibiotics for newborns

Antibiotic use could decrease for up to a quarter million newborns annually through the use of more–efficient evaluation and treatment of early–onset sepsis (EOS), using a new risk–stratification algorithm that factors in maternal risk and infants’ clinical condition in the first hours of birth, according to a retrospective nested case–control study article published online December …

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May
24

Program aims to curb inappropriate antibiotics in newborns

 An antimicrobial stewardship program eliminated some, but not all, inappropriate antibiotic use for more than 6000 babies in 4 neonatal intensive care units, new research shows. (Source: Medscape)

May
18

UK attempt to curb junk food ads to kids has limited effect

 Regulations introduced in the United Kingdom to protect children from junk food advertising on TV have had little effect, according to new research presented here at the 20th European Congress on Obesity (EOC) this week. (Source: Medscape)