Inclusion and exclusion criteria: Patients aged between 5 ~ 14 years and had the upper respiratory tract
infection more than 5 times or the lower respiratory tract
infection no less than 2 times in 12 months (the times of the upper respiratory tract
infection can be supplemented by the times of the lower respiratory tract
infection if the times of the upper respiratory infection was not sufficient) were included.
The primary efficacy endpoint specified by the Food and Drug Administration--but not other regulatory agencies--was the placebo-subtracted rate of RSV lower respiratory tract
infection as defined by RSV detected by reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction, along with at least one clinical manifestation of lower respiratory tract
infection, oxygen saturation below 95%, and/or tachypnea.
This study has been taken to find out the occurrence of hyponatremia in children suffering from acute lower respiratory tract
infection in hospital settings.
Previous studies of vitamin D and respiratory tract
infections were mostly observational in nature.
Lower respiratory tract
infections (LRTI's) are those infections, which present with symptoms comprising of cough, dyspnoea, expectoration, chest pain/discomfort and wheeze usually for a period of 7-21 days.
A study to assess the prevalence of upper respiratory tract
infection (URTI) and its risk factors among children in selected hospital, Guwahati, Assam.
"The provision of procalcitonin assay results, along with instructions on their interpretation, to emergency department and hospital-based clinicians did not result in less use of antibiotics than did usual care among patients with suspected lower respiratory tract
infection," the authors write.
'Cold and flu among children should not be taken lightly as they might lead to lower respiratory tract
infections, including pneumonia,' said Dr Sajid.
This review is a summary of reported HBoV studies in individuals with acute gastroenteritis, with and without respiratory tract
infections looking specifically to studies in Africa to determine the role of HBoV in diarrheal outbreaks.
IANS Mariah Carey has cancelled the first few shows of her upcoming 'All I Want for Christmas Is You' tour due to upper respiratory tract
[USA], Sep 10 (ANI): A recent study has linked respiratory tract
infections in young children to an increased risk of asthma and worse lung function in later life.
RR-1, https://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/pdf/ rr/rr6001.pdf), on page 8, in the first column, in the second paragraph, in the second sentence, the term "pneumonia" was used rather than "lower respiratory tract
complications leading to antibiotic use." The corrected sentence should read, "In a study that combined data from 10 clinical trials, the risk for lower respiratory tract
complications leading to antibiotic use among those participants with laboratory-confirmed influenza receiving oseltamivir treatment was approximately 50% lower than among those persons receiving a placebo and 34% lower among patients at risk for complications (p<0.05 for both comparisons) (22)."