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The Control and Prevention of COVID-19 Transmission in Children: A Protocol for Systema...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000021393
Medicine Medeiros GCBS, Nunes ACF et. al.

Aug 5th, 2020 - The pandemic following the rapid spread of the new SARS-CoV-2 virus has hit all continents and caused thousands of deaths worldwide. Evidence has been published on epidemiological and clinical characteristics of population groups considered at risk; however, information for the other population groups, especially for the child population, is needed. In this context, this protocol describes a sy...

Incomplete Kawasaki Disease as Presentation of COVID-19 Infection in an Infant: A Case ...
https://doi.org/10.1093/tropej/fmaa047
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics; Raut S, Roychowdhoury S et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Recently a severe form of COVID-19 infection has been described in a cluster of children presenting as multisystem inflammatory condition. One of the important spectrum of this condition is incomplete Kawasaki disease (KD). A 5-month-old male child presented with high-spiking fever for 5 days with skin rash, bilateral non-purulent conjunctivitis and irritability. His C-reactive protein was mark...

Effect of adult COVID-19 surge on the provision of kidney replacement therapy in children.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s00467-020-04723-z
Pediatric Nephrology (Berlin, Germany); Deep A

Aug 4th, 2020 - Effect of adult COVID-19 surge on the provision of kidney replacement therapy in children.|2020|Deep A,|

An increasing public health burden arising from children infected with SARS-CoV2: a sys...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.25008
Pediatric Pulmonology; Zheng B, Wang H et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV2) is spreading all over the world and poses a great threat to humans. This study aimed to systematically review the current situation and public health burden associated with children infected with SARS-CoV2. We searched 4 electronic databases without language limitations. The pooled proportion or odds ratio (OR) and 95% CI confidence in...

Thoracic imaging of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in children: a series of 91 cases.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7399600
Pediatric Radiology; Caro-Dominguez P, Shelmerdine SC et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Pulmonary infection with SARS-CoV-2 virus (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2; COVID-19) has rapidly spread worldwide to become a global pandemic. To collect paediatric COVID-19 cases worldwide and to summarize both clinical and imaging findings in children who tested positive on polymerase chain reaction testing for SARS-CoV-2. Data were collected by completion of a standardised c...

Initial Challenges of Caregiving During COVID-19: Caregiver Burden, Mental Health, and ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7398861
Child Psychiatry and Human Development; Russell BS, Hutchison M et. al.

Aug 4th, 2020 - Research confirms that the mental health burdens following community-wide disasters are extensive, with pervasive impacts noted in individuals and families. It is clear that child disaster outcomes are worst among children of highly distressed caregivers, or those caregivers who experience their own negative mental health outcomes from the disaster. The current study used path analysis to exami...

Homelessness, Children, and COVID-19: A Looming Crisis.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-1408
Pediatrics Coughlin CG, Sandel M et. al.

Aug 3rd, 2020 - Homelessness, Children, and COVID-19: A Looming Crisis.|2020|Coughlin CG,Sandel M,Stewart AM,|

Does immunosuppressive treatment entail an additional risk for children with rheumatic ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7395897
Rheumatology International; Koker O, Demirkan FG et. al.

Aug 3rd, 2020 - The aim of the research was to further extend current knowledge of whether severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) disease 2019 (COVID-19) entails a risk for children with various rheumatic diseases under immunosuppressive treatment. Telephone survey was administered by conducting interviews with the parents from May 1, 2020 to May 20, 2020. A message containing a link to t...

COVID-19-Associated Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children Presenting as Acute P...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MPG.0000000000002860
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition; Stevens JP, Brownell JN et. al.

Aug 2nd, 2020 - In April 2020, a newly recognized pediatric disorder associated with COVID-19 characterized by significant inflammation with symptoms resembling Kawasaki disease was described by medical teams in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Italy. Prior to these reports, data from the initial COVID-19 outbreaks in China had not found the virus to cause significant morbidity or mortality in childr...

Clinical Research in Hepatology in the COVID-19 Pandemic and Post-Pandemic Era: Challen...
https://doi.org/10.1002/hep.31491
Hepatology (Baltimore, Md.); Verna EC, Serper M et. al.

Aug 2nd, 2020 - The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has drastically altered all facets of clinical care and research. Clinical research in hepatology has had a rich tradition in several domains, including the discovery and therapeutic development for diseases such as hepatitis B and C, and studying the natural history of many forms of chronic liver disease. NIH, foundation and industry funding has provided important oppor...

Management Plan of a Paediatric Outpatient Department during the SARS-CoV-2 Epidemic.
https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.25000
Pediatric Pulmonology; Wu X, Li X

Aug 2nd, 2020 - With the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection outbreak and spread, serious cases of infection and neonatal infection have been reported. Moreover, children show milder cases and a better prognosis than adults. The outpatient Department of Paediatrics has played a crucial role in the prevention and control of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection in children. Based on previous experience an...

Observations of the global epidemiology of COVID-19 from the prepandemic period using w...
https://doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30581-8
The Lancet. Infectious Diseases; Dawood FS, Ricks P et. al.

Aug 1st, 2020 - Background Scant data are available about global patterns of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) spread and global epidemiology of early confirmed cases of COVID-19 outside mainland China. We describe the global spread of SARS-CoV-2 and characteristics of COVID-19 cases and clusters before the characterisation of COVID-19 as a pandemic. Cases of COVID-19 reported betwee...

Going viral: A brief history of Chilblain-like skin lesions ("COVID toes") amidst the C...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7245293
Seminars in Oncology; Massey PR, Jones KM

Aug 1st, 2020 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the cause of the COVID-19 global pandemic, is notable for an expanding list of atypical manifestations including but not limited to coagulopathies, renal dysfunction, cardiac injury and a multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. In addition, SARS-CoV-2 has been purportedly linked to multiple cutaneous manifestations, among them...

How is COVID-19 Affecting the Mental Health of Children with Special Educational Needs ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7393330
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders; Asbury K, Fox L et. al.

Aug 1st, 2020 - Parents of children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in the UK (n = 241) were asked to describe the impact of COVID-19 on their own mental health and that of their child. An inductive content analysis of the data was undertaken. Both parents and children appear to be experiencing loss, worry and changes in mood and behaviour as a result of the rapid social changes that have occur...

Coronaviruses and the central nervous system.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7393812
Journal of Neurovirology; Morgello S

Aug 1st, 2020 - Seven coronavirus (CoV) species are known human pathogens: the epidemic viruses SARS-CoV, SARS-CoV-2, and MERS-CoV and those continuously circulating in human populations since initial isolation: HCoV-OC43, HCoV-229E, HCoV-HKU1, and HCoV-NL63. All have associations with human central nervous system (CNS) dysfunction. In infants and young children, the most common CNS phenomena are febrile seizu...

Digital Screen Time During COVID-19 Pandemic: Risk for a Further Myopia Boom?
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7390728
American Journal of Ophthalmology; Wai Wong C, Tsai A et. al.

Aug 1st, 2020 - To review the impact of increased digital device usage arising from lockdown measures instituted during the COVID-19 pandemic on myopia, and make recommendations for mitigating potential detrimental effects on myopia control. Perspective METHODS: Review of studies focused on digital device usage, near work, and outdoor time in relation to myopia onset and progression. Public health policies on ...

The Unanticipated Effects of COVID-19.
https://doi.org/10.1097/01.NAJ.0000694500.11289.b2
The American Journal of Nursing;

Jul 31st, 2020 - The pandemic has disrupted preventive and chronic care, including for children.

A Blueprint for Pediatric Emergency Resource Reallocation During the COVID-19 Pandemic:...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7386675
Pediatric Emergency Care; Fraymovich S, Levine DA et. al.

Jul 31st, 2020 - We present a blueprint for the reallocation of pediatric emergency resources in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. New York-Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center is an urban, quaternary, academic medical center, a level 1 trauma center, and a regional burn center located in New York City. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic created a unique challenge for pediatric emergency...

Update on the COVID-19-associated inflammatory syndrome in children and adolescents; pa...
https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15049
Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health References; Singh-Grewal D, Lucas R et. al.

Jul 31st, 2020 - We provide an update on the state of play with regards a newly described inflammatory condition which has arisen during the current SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. The condition has been named paediatric inflammatory multisystem syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 or multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children. This condition has shown significant similarities to Kawasaki disease and toxic sh...

Impact of COVID-19 on diagnosis and management of paediatric inflammatory bowel disease...
https://doi.org/10.1136/archdischild-2020-319751
Archives of Disease in Childhood; Ashton JJ, Kammermeier J et. al.

Jul 31st, 2020 - COVID-19 has impacted on healthcare provision. Anecdotally, investigations for children with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) have been restricted, resulting in diagnosis with no histological confirmation and potential secondary morbidity. In this study, we detail practice across the UK to assess impact on services and document the impact of the pandemic. For the month of April 2020, 20 tertiar...