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Review Articles from PubMed

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others. The terms "Lice" returned 24 free, full-text review articles. First few results:
Warm water hazard: Sea lice and seabather's eruption.
Last Updated: Jan 02, 2019

Nurses may see patients who have recently returned from tropical vacations complaining of a severe pruritic dermatitis known as seabather's eruption (SBE). Caused by exposure to jellyfish larvae, SBE is characterized by a pruritic rash, but some patients, particularly children, experience ...

Lice Update: Management and Treatment in the Home.
Last Updated: Jan 02, 2019

Lice infestation is a common health issue affecting 6 to 12 million school-age children in the United States each year, impacting all members of the household. The home care nurse can be a valuable resource in the management of lice in the home and can assist the family in understanding ...

Ancient treatment for lice: a source of suggestions for carriers of other infectious diseases?
Last Updated: Apr 10, 2019

Louse infestation is one of the oldest contagious pestilential diseases of humankind, which has recently re-emerged in several developing countries as well as in homeless individuals and migrants. The present work provides the first phase of an historical excursus of louse remedies ...

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Editorials from PubMed

Editorial articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research. The terms "Lice" returned 2 free, full-text editorial articles. First 2 results:
Combing and combating head lice.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2018

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Research Articles from PubMed

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research. The terms "Lice" returned 152 free, full-text research articles. First few results:
Impact of ivermectin administered for scabies treatment on the prevalence of head lice in Atoifi, Solomon Islands.
Last Updated: Jan 14, 2019

Scabies and head lice are ubiquitous ectoparasitic infestations that are common across the Pacific Islands. Ivermectin is an effective treatment for both conditions, although the doses used vary. At a community level, mass drug administration (MDA) with ivermectin is an effective ...

Ovicidal effect of essential oils from Zingiberaceae plants and Eucalytus globulus on eggs of head lice, Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer.
Last Updated: Oct 04, 2018

Head lice infestation is an important public health problem worldwide. Chemical pediculicides have lost their efficacy because lice have developed resistance to them. Therefore, alternative pediculicides such as essential oils and herbal products have been proposed for treating head ...

Mutations in GluCl associated with field ivermectin-resistant head lice from Senegal.
Last Updated: Mar 20, 2019

Through its unique mode of action, ivermectin represents a relatively new and very promising tool to fight against human lice, especially in cases of resistance to commonly used pediculicides. However, ivermectin resistance in the field has already begun to be reported. Therefore, ...

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