Micheline K Bou Khalil

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BACKGROUND The frequent incidence of postoperative vomiting in children undergoing tonsillectomy, in addition to the occurrence of severe pain, may delay postoperative oral intake and lead to increased risk of dehydration. Thus, prophylactic therapy is indicated in this high-risk group. Glucocorticoids, such as dexamethasone and methylprednisolone, have(More)
Managing pain in children at the end of life is a complex area that requires an understanding of the unique challenges offered by this young population. The following article will assist the practitioner with the management of pain associated with terminal illnesses in children. Discussion will focus on concepts and principles that form the foundation of(More)
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