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Sublingual allergen immunotherapy for respiratory allergy: a systematic review

Authors: Carlos Blanco MD, PhD, Raphaelle Bazire MD, Laura Argiz MD, Jenaro Hernández-Peña MD, PhD

This systematic review provides complete and updated information on efficacy and safety of sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) formulations for the treatment of allergic respiratory diseases (ARDs).

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Febrile seizures: an overview

Authors: Alexander KC Leung MBBS, FRCPC, FRCP (UK and Irel), FRCPCH, FAAP, Kam Lun Hon MD, FAAP, FCCM, Theresa NH Leung MBBS, FRCPCH, FHKAM (Paed)

This review provides an update on the current understanding, evaluation, and management of febrile seizures.

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Emollient treatment of atopic dermatitis: latest evidence and clinical considerations

Authors: Kam Lun Hon MBBS, MD, FAAP, FCCM, Jeng Sum Charmaine Kung BSc, Wing Gi Gigi Ng BSc, Ting Fan Leung MBChB, MD, MRCP, FRCPCH

This article reviews current classes of emollients in the market, their clinical evidence in atopic dermatitis and considerations for choice of an emollient.

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Atopic dermatitis: a review of topical nonsteroid therapy

Authors: Ariana Papier BA, Lindsay C Strowd MD

This review focuses on the safety and efficacy of topical calcineurin and PDE4 inhibitors for the treatment of atopic dermatitis.

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An overview of exposure to ethanol-containing substances and ethanol intoxication in children based on three illustrated cases

Authors: Kam Lun Hon, Alexander KC Leung, Eddie Cheung, Bryan Lee, Michelle MC Tsang, Alcy R Torres

This review examines three anonymized cases of pediatric ethanol exposure. Using these illustrated cases, a narrative literature review is performed on issues of exposure to ethanol-containing substances and ethanol intoxication in children.

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