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Magnesium for the prevention of cerebral palsy [Classics Series] |  Medicine in 2 Minutes

Kocher’s criteria differentiate between pediatric septic arthritis and transient synovitis of the hip [Classics Series] | Medicine in 2 Minutes

This study summary is an excerpt from the book 2 Minute Medicine’s The Classics in Medicine: Summaries of the Landmark Trials 1. Children with septic arthritis of the hip could be accurately differentiated from transient synovitis of the hip based on the presence or absence of four major clinical predictors: fever, lack of weight bearing, …

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Magnesium for the prevention of cerebral palsy [Classics Series] |  Medicine in 2 Minutes

Magnesium for the prevention of cerebral palsy [Classics Series] | Medicine in 2 Minutes

This study summary is an excerpt from the book 2 Minute Medicine’s The Classics in Medicine: Summaries of the Landmark Trials 1. Among women with imminent preterm birth, babies of women randomized to magnesium were less likely to be diagnosed with moderate or severe cerebral palsy. Original publication date: August 2008 Summary of the study: …

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