Tag archive for Adolescents

Artemether injection for treating people with severe malaria

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Artemether may not be more effective than quinine at preventing deaths from severe malaria in children. However, in adults artemether is probably more effective than quinine at preventing deaths.
Injection of artesunate is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) for treating adults and children that have severe malaria as studies have shown …

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First aid glucose administration routes for symptomatic hypoglycaemia

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Based on the current evidence (1) the oral route for the administration of glucose appears to be the preferred route when compared with the buccal route, (2) dextrose gels administered through the combined oral and buccal mucosal route may perform equally …

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Cognitive-behavioural interventions for children who have been sexually abused

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Evidence suggests that Cognitive-behavioural therapy may have a positive impact on the effects of child sexual abuse.  
Cognitive-behavioural approaches are used to help children and their non-offending or ‘safe’ parent to manage the sequelae of childhood sexual abuse. This review assesses the efficacy of cognitive-behavioural approaches in …

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Traitement par des stéroïdes auxiliaires pour la prise en charge de la tuberculose pulmonaire

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Les corticostéroïdes n’ont pas réduit la mortalité par tuberculose pulmonaire.
Bien que la tuberculose soit curable avec un traitement standardisé, les résultats de certaines formes sont améliorés avec un traitement auxiliaire par corticostéroïdes. On ignore si une corticothérapie serait bénéfique dans le …

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Terapia con esteroides complementarios para el tratamiento de la tuberculosis pulmonar

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Los corticosteroides no redujeron la mortalidad por tuberculosis pulmonar.
Si bien la tuberculosis es curable con el tratamiento estandarizado, los resultados para algunas formas mejoran con la terapia con corticosteroides complementarios. No está claro si la terapia con corticosteroides sería beneficiosa para …

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Adjunctive steroid therapy for managing pulmonary tuberculosis

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Corticosteroids did not reduce mortality from pulmonary tuberculosis.
While tuberculosis is curable with standardized treatment, outcomes for some forms are improved with adjunctive corticosteroid therapy. It is unclear whether corticosteroid therapy would be beneficial in treating people with pulmonary tuberculosis. This review …

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Traitement de l’infection tuberculeuse latente chez les personnes infectées par le VIH

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Les essais actuellement disponibles ne fournissent pas suffisamment de données pour tirer des conclusions définitives quant à l’intérêt d’un traitement préventif pour améliorer la survie des personnes infectées par le VIH.
La plupart des personnes infectées par la tuberculose (TB) ne présentent …

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Tratamiento de la infección tuberculosa latente en personas infectadas por el VIH

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Los ensayos actualmente disponibles no proporcionan datos suficientes para obtener conclusiones firmes sobre el valor de la terapia preventiva para mejorar la supervivencia en personas infectadas con VIH.
La mayoría de las personas infectadas con tuberculosis (TB) nunca tienen síntomas de TB. …

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Treatment of latent Tuberculosis infection in HIV infected persons

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Currently available trials do not provide sufficient data to draw firm conclusions about the value of preventive therapy for improving survival in persons infected with HIV.
Most people infected with tuberculosis (TB) never get TB symptoms. This is called latent TB. People …

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Rapid review of the inclusion of people with disabilities and older people in gender-based violence humanitarian interventions

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Promising practices for disability and older age inclusion in gender-based violence programs in humanitarian settings are largely focused on women and girls with disabilities. Such practices include:

Integrating questions on disability into needs assessments;

Developing training and tools on disability inclusion for GBV practitioners;

Organizations of women with …

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