Clinical Pediatrics; Liu CH, Doan SN
May 27th, 2020 - Psychosocial Stress Contagion in Children and Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic.|2020|Liu CH,Doan SN,|
Psychological Trauma : Theory, Research, Practice and Policy; Cuartas J
May 27th, 2020 - The spread of the COVID-19 disrupted ecological systems in which children develop, exacerbating threats to their safety and increasing their vulnerability to future psychopathology. Supports to reduce sources of stress for caregivers and protect children from threats to their safety are warranted. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2020 APA, all rights reserved).
Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.); Nagata JM, Abdel Magid HS et. al.
May 27th, 2020 - The coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has led to laws and policies including national school closures, lockdown or shelter in place laws, and social distancing recommendations that may translate to higher overall screen time among children and adolescents for the duration of these laws and policies. These policies may need to be periodically re-instated to control future COVID-19 recurrences...
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society; Kam KQ, Yung CF et. al.
May 27th, 2020 - SARS-CoV-2 was detected from at least 1 buccal specimen in 9 out of 11 COVID-19-infected children (81.8%). The viral loads in buccal specimens were substantially lower than those in nasopharyngeal specimens. Buccal swabs for SARS-CoV-2 are not good as screening specimens for COVID-19 in children.
Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society; Chiotos K, Bassiri H et. al.
May 27th, 2020 - We present a series of six critically ill children with Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C). Key findings of this syndrome include fever, diarrhea, shock, and variable presence of rash, conjunctivitis, extremity edema, and mucous membrane changes.
May 27th, 2020 - This article was last updated on May 28, 2020. (Disclaimer: The information in this quiz may not be updated regularly. Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center.) Kawasaki disease, also known as "mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome" and "Kawasaki syndrome," is an acute febrile illness seen in children that is characterized by vasculitis of the medium-siz...
May 27th, 2020 - Unlike adult cancers, in which targeted therapies have improved outcomes for some patients, the same has not been true for pediatric cancers. Pediatric oncology is really lagging behind, said Cornelis van Tilburg, MD, PhD, from the Hopp Children's Cancer Center, Heidelberg, Germany. But new data suggest that children can also benefit from this approach. Results from the INFORM (Individualized T...
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America; Raabe VN, Lighter J et. al.
May 27th, 2020 - Pediatric patients are excluded from most COVID-19 therapeutic trials. We outline a rationale for the inclusion of children in COVID-19 therapeutic trials with enabled us to include children of all ages in a therapeutic COVID-19 trial at our institution.
International Journal of Clinical Practice; Khusid JA, Weinstein CS et. al.
May 27th, 2020 - The rapid spread of COVID-19 has placed tremendous strain on the American healthcare system. Few prior studies have evaluated the well-being of or changes to training for American resident physicians during the COVID-19 pandemic. We aim to study predictors of trainee well-being and changes to clinical practice using an anonymous survey of American urology residents. An anonymous, voluntary, 47-...
Annals of Internal Medicine; Hernandez AV, Roman YM et. al.
May 27th, 2020 - Hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine have antiviral effects in vitro against severe acute respiratory syndrome-coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2). To summarize evidence about the benefits and harms of hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine for the treatment or prophylaxis of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). PubMed (via MEDLINE), EMBASE (via Ovid), Scopus, Web of Science, Cochrane Library, bioRxiv, Preprin...
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Dagens A, Sigfrid L et. al.
May 27th, 2020 - To appraise the availability, quality, and inclusivity of clinical guidelines produced in the early stage of the coronavirus disease 2019 (covid-19) pandemic. Rapid review. Ovid Medline, Ovid Embase, Ovid Global Health, Scopus, Web of Science Core Collection, and WHO Global Index Medicus, searched from inception to 14 Mar 2020. Search strategies applied the CADTH database guidelines search filt...
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine : a Journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies; García-Salido A, Leoz-Gordillo I et. al.
May 27th, 2020 - Spain has been one of the countries most severely affected by the coronavirus disease 2019. This study aims to describe a series of children admitted to a PICU due to coronavirus disease 2019 infection. Prospective observational study. Tertiary hospital in Madrid, Spain. Children admitted to the PICU with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronav...
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine : a Journal of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and the World Federation of Pediatric Intensive and Critical Care Societies; Daly Guris RJ, Doshi A et. al.
May 27th, 2020 - The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has required that hospitals rapidly adapt workflows and processes to limit disease spread and optimize the care of critically ill children. As part of our institution's coronavirus disease 2019 critical care workflow design process, we developed and conducted a number of simulation exercises, increasing in complexity, progressing to intubation wearing perso...
May 26th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Children with COVID-19 are more likely to develop severe illness and require intensive care than previously realized, data from a single-center study suggest. Jerry Y. Chao, MD, from the Department of Anesthesiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, New York City, ...
Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology : JEADV; Labé P, Ly A et. al.
May 26th, 2020 - We read with interest the publications in the JEADV which reported dermatological manifestations associated with COVID-19, such as pityriasis rosea, urticaria, rash, vascular signs, or chilblain-like lesions. Herein, we report two life-threatening cases of children presenting with fever and eruptions with mucous membrane involvement - erythema multiforme and Kawasaki disease - associated with C...
May 26th, 2020 - To the graduating class of 2020, Let's start with one word: Congratulations! That word is far too simple and overused to capture what this moment actually means. I can only hope that it somehow feels bigger coming from those of us who know what you have been through, what you are going through, and what you are about to go through. Jillian Horton, MD, FRCPC People always say that the biggest da...
May 26th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. According to study of a cluster of patients in France and Switzerland, children may experience an acute cardiac decompensation from the severe inflammatory state following SARS-CoV-2 infection, termed multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). Treatment with immunoglobulin appears to...
May 26th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters) - By night, nurse Rachel Hartley is on the front line of the war against the coronavirus. By day, she rests on the sailboat that brought her from Virginia, wondering how she will explain it all to her children someday. Hartley, 26, was among the many thousands of medical professionals from around the country who dropped what they were doing and came to New York as a surge in ...
May 26th, 2020 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Up to 70% of workers in long-term care facilities in the United States feel obligated to work when sick, according to the results of a new study. In low-wage sectors like this one, the numbers of workers without health insurance and without sick leave are generally higher than average, said Stev...