Question of the Day

Q. A 2 yr old male child presenting with some hesitation on micturition. urine culture, sensitivity report says E.coli count MORE THAN 100000. Is it justified to start two sensitive antibiotics of different groups. What other investigations are required?
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Teaching Files/ Grand Rounds

A previously healthy 4-month old boy was admitted with 5 days of fever, irritability and decreased feeding. He was evaluated by the pediatrician and emergency department. Blood cultures were positive for methicillin-sensitive staphylococcus aureus (M ...
When should a clinician suspect osteoarticular infection and when should an MRI ...
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Diagnostic Dilemma

A 1½ years old boy presented with fever and cough for 4 days. He had similar complaints 1 month ago for which he was hospitalized and treated with intravenous antibiotics for 7 days. He was admitted for febrile convulsion at the age of 1 year during which lumbar puncture was done which was normal. T ...
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