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Clinical Update: Enteric Fever

28 Feb, 2021 | 21:02h | UTC

Enteric fever – The BMJ (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: Adjuvant corticosteroids are effective in lowering the risk of kidney scarring in children with acute pyelonephritis

28 Feb, 2021 | 20:38h | UTC

Adjuvant corticosteroids for prevention of kidney scarring in children with acute pyelonephritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Archives of Disease in Childhood (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Indian Guidelines for pediatric skin care in neonates, infants, and children

28 Feb, 2021 | 20:37h | UTC

Indian Academy of Pediatrics Guidelines for Pediatric Skin Care

 


U.S. Guidelines panel recommendation for long-acting injectable antiretroviral regimen in adults and adolescents with HIV

28 Feb, 2021 | 20:34h | UTC

HHS Adults and Adolescents Antiretroviral Guidelines Panel Recommendation for the Long-Acting Injectable Antiretroviral Regimen of Cabotegravir and Rilpivirine – HIV.gov

What’s New in the Guidelines? Panel’s Recommendation for Long-Acting Injectable Cabotegravir and Rilpivirine in Persons with HIV

 


Differences in characteristics and outcomes of children and adolescents with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) vs. severe acute COVID-19

26 Feb, 2021 | 08:43h | UTC

Characteristics and Outcomes of US Children and Adolescents With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) Compared With Severe Acute COVID-19 – JAMA

Commentary: Studies help discern severe COVID from related kids’ syndrome – CIDRAP

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


New protocol tested SARS-CoV-2 positivity on day 9 among quarantined student contacts of confirmed cases, resulting in safe reduction in loss of instructional time

26 Feb, 2021 | 08:42h | UTC

SARS-CoV-2 Positivity on or After 9 Days Among Quarantined Student Contacts of Confirmed Cases – JAMA

Commentary: Is the CDC 10-day COVID-19 quarantine guideline enough? – News Medical

 

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SR: Metformin has modest efficacy for children with obesity

24 Feb, 2021 | 02:08h | UTC

Efficacy and Safety of Metformin for Obesity: A Systematic Review – Pediatrics (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Metformin Underwhelms in Pediatric Obesity – Physician’s Weekly

 


Testing strategies for diagnosing tuberculosis in young children

24 Feb, 2021 | 02:05h | UTC

Sensitive and Feasible Specimen Collection and Testing Strategies for Diagnosing Tuberculosis in Young Children – JAMA Pediatrics (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Diagnosing Childhood Tuberculosis: A Small Step Forward (free for a limited period)

Commentary: Diagnosing Pediatric TB in the Resource-Limited Areas – Physician’s Weekly

 


Educators may be more central drivers of Covid-19 in schools than students, CDC study finds

24 Feb, 2021 | 02:55h | UTC

Educators may be more central drivers of Covid-19 in schools than students, CDC study finds – CNN

Original study: Clusters of SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Elementary School Educators and Students in One School District — Georgia, December 2020–January 2021 – CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Schools may see a burst of the common cold when they reopen, research suggests

24 Feb, 2021 | 02:51h | UTC

Schools may see a burst of the common cold when they reopen, research suggests – STAT

 


AAP Clinical Report: Ethical Considerations in Pediatricians’ Use of Social Media

23 Feb, 2021 | 01:24h | UTC

Ethical Considerations in Pediatricians’ Use of Social Media – Pediatrics

News release: Post or pause? Report guides pediatricians’ ethical use of social media – AAP News

 


Cutaneous findings in SARS-CoV-2-associated Multisystem Inflammatory Disease in Children (MIS-C)

23 Feb, 2021 | 01:57h | UTC

Cutaneous findings in SARS-CoV-2-associated Multisystem Inflammatory Disease in Children (MIS-C) – Open Forum Infectious Diseases

Commentary: Experts at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Describe Types of Rashes Associated with MIS-C – Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

 


Experts worry screen time during Covid-19 could increase vision problems in kids

23 Feb, 2021 | 01:48h | UTC

‘A doozy of a year’: Experts worry screen time during Covid-19 could increase vision problems in kids – STAT

Related: Progression of myopia in school-aged children after COVID-19 home confinement – JAMA Ophthalmology

 


Prevalence of bicuspid aortic valve and associated aortopathy in newborns in Copenhagen, Denmark

21 Feb, 2021 | 21:58h | UTC

Prevalence of Bicuspid Aortic Valve and Associated Aortopathy in Newborns in Copenhagen, Denmark – JAMA (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


SR: Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children related to COVID-19

21 Feb, 2021 | 22:11h | UTC

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children related to COVID-19: a systematic review – European Journal of Pediatrics

 

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Bleeding in critically ill children—review of literature, knowledge gaps, and suggestions for future investigation

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:23h | UTC

Bleeding in Critically Ill Children—Review of Literature, Knowledge Gaps, and Suggestions for Future Investigation – Frontiers in Pediatrics

 


Meta-analysis: Sustained lung inflations during neonatal resuscitation at birth

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:21h | UTC

Sustained Lung Inflations During Neonatal Resuscitation at Birth: A Meta-analysis – Pediatrics (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentaries on Twitter

 


A food allergy epidemic… or just another case of overdiagnosis?

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:13h | UTC

A food allergy epidemic… or just another case of overdiagnosis? – The BMJ Opinion

Original study: Food anaphylaxis in the United Kingdom: analysis of national data, 1998-2018 – The BMJ

 


Defining the optimal total number of chemotherapy courses in younger patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A comparison of 3 vs. 4 courses

19 Feb, 2021 | 02:06h | UTC

Defining the Optimal Total Number of Chemotherapy Courses in Younger Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia: A Comparison of Three Versus Four Courses – Journal of Clinical Oncology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Optimal Number of Treatment Courses Explored in Younger Patients with AML – CancerNetwork

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


AAP: 2021 Recommendations for Preventive Pediatric Health Care

18 Feb, 2021 | 03:01h | UTC

2021 Recommendations for screenings and assessments at each well-child visit from infancy through adolescence – American Academy of Pediatrics

Recommendations: Periodicity Schedule

 


Open schools in Sweden during the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic were associated with low incidence of severe Covid-19 among schoolchildren and children of preschool age

18 Feb, 2021 | 03:19h | UTC

Open Schools, Covid-19, and Child and Teacher Morbidity in Sweden – New England Journal of Medicine

 


Cohort study: Factors associated with severe SARS-CoV-2 infection in children

17 Feb, 2021 | 01:38h | UTC

Factors Associated With Severe SARS-CoV-2 Infection – Pediatrics

Commentary: Large study outlines risk factors for severe COVID-19 in children – 2 Minute Medicine

 


Observational study suggests aspirin is a better choice than warfarin for children who have undergone Fontan surgery

16 Feb, 2021 | 02:03h | UTC

Long-term outcomes of warfarin versus aspirin after Fontan surgery – The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Commentary: Aspirin preferred to prevent blood clots in kids after heart surgery – Murdoch Children’s Research Institute

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Recommended childhood and adolescent immunization schedule: United States, 2021

15 Feb, 2021 | 00:58h | UTC

Recommended Childhood and Adolescent Immunization Schedule: United States, 2021 – Pediatrics

Commentary: AAP Releases 2021 Child, Adolescent Immunization Schedule – HealthDay

Table 1. Recommended Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule for ages 18 years or younger, United States, 2021

Table 2. Catch-up immunization schedule for persons aged 4 months–18 years who start late or who are more than 1 month behind, United States, 2021

Table 3. Recommended Child and Adolescent Immunization Schedule by Medical Indication, United States, 2021

See also: All CDC Immunization Schedulles

 


Limited transmission of COVID-19 from open schools but teachers were affected: Swedish study

15 Feb, 2021 | 01:11h | UTC

Limited transmission of COVID-19 from open schools but teachers were affected: Swedish study – Uppsala University

Original Study: The effects of school closures on SARS-CoV-2 among parents and teachers – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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