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Codeine Use in Certain Children After Tonsillectomy and/or Adenoidectomy: Drug Safety Communication - Risk of Rare, But Life-Thr by FDA Posted Wed 20 Feb 2013 10:00am [UPDATED 02/20/2013] FDA notified the public about new actions being taken to address a known safety concern with codeine use in certain children after tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy (surgery to remove the tonsils and/or adenoids). A new BOXED WARNING, FDA’s strongest warning, will be added to the drug ... Read on »
Weight gain after Tonsillectomy by Poh Tin Tan Posted Tue 23 Jun 2009 6:53pm Adenoidectomy and Tonsillectomy Linked to Subsequent Overweight in Children Laurie Barclay & Désirée Lie Medscape News April 7, 2009 — Tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy, or (adeno)tonsillectomy, are linked to subsequent overweight in children, according to the results of a study reported in the April issue of Pediatrics. "Stu ... Read on »
Tonsillectomy Confidential by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 11 Jan 2012 12:00am I wrote a piece for Boing Boing about tonsillectomies that has just been posted. It stemmed from a comment on this blog by a woman named Rachael. A doctor said her son should have a tonsillectomy. When Rachael did her own research, however, it seemed to her that the risks outweighed the benefits. I looked further into tonsillectomies and ... Read on »
Health Tip: When It's Time for a Tonsillectomy by Medline Plus Posted Thu 05 Aug 2010 6:00am Signs that the tonsils may need to be removed By Diana Kohnle Thursday, August 5, 2010 (HealthDay News) -- Tonsillectomy, a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils, is a common treatment for frequent infections of these glands, located in the back of the mouth. The U.S. National Library of ... Read on »
Health Tip: When It's Time for a Tonsillectomy by HealthFinder Posted Thu 05 Aug 2010 10:00am healthnewslink Signs that the tonsils may need to be removed (HealthDay News) -- Tonsillectomy, a ... Read on »
Clinical Practice Guideline: Tonsillectomy in Children by Poh Tin Tan Posted Wed 06 Apr 2011 10:28pm From Medscape Pediatrics An Expert Interview With Ellen E. Wald, MD by Laurie Scudder, DNP, NP Editor's Note: The American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery recently issued Clinical Practice Guideline: Tonsillectomy in Children . The new guideline, which is intended for all providers who care for children 1-18 years old in ... Read on »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: Codeine use in certain children after tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy may lead to rare, but li by FDA Posted Thu 16 Aug 2012 1:47pm   Safety Announcement [8-15-2012] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is reviewing reports of children who developed serious adverse effects or died after taking codeine for pain relief after tonsillectomy and/or adenoidectomy for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome. Recently, three pediatric dea ... Read on »
What Everyone Should Know About Tonsillectomy by Dr. Steven P. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 17 Sep 2009 10:29pm 3 Comments Tonsils are one of the most misunderstood structures in the throat, not only by patients, but by many doctors as well. Traditional teaching states that tonsils are glands in the throat that help to fight infection. Because they are blamed for most cases of repeated throat infections, tonsillectomy is one of the most commonly performed operations ... Read on »
Green Parent Round Up: Pregnant Yoga Benefits, Pregnancy Lead Exposure, Tonsillectomies and Weight Gain, Autism and Sibling Spa by Jennifer Lance Patient Expert Posted Fri 04 Feb 2011 12:00am Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to for updates on this topic. Powered by WP Greet Box WordPress Plugin Photo:   Some rights reserved by  lululemon athletica Yoga is great for pregnancy! Don’t forget to click the titles for links to the full articles! There are many bene ... Read on »
on ultras and tonsillectomies by Nattie F. Patient Expert Posted Sat 29 Nov 2008 12:31pm i'm still in the process of trying to thank all who offered their encouraging words, positive vibes and pep talks before, during, and after the san francisco 1 day. the outpour of emails, "real-time" messages submitted via the form on the race website, voice messages, text messages, all the hugs and high-fives... it all meant so much more to me tha ... Read on »