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Psychosocial Stress Contagion in Children and Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1177/0009922820927044
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,|

Heightened risk of child maltreatment amid the COVID-19 pandemic can exacerbate mental ...
https://doi.org/10.1037/tra0000597
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).

Screen time for children and adolescents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1002/oby.22917
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...

Clinical Utility of Buccal Swabs for Sars-Cov-2 Detection in Covid-19-Infected Children.
https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piaa068
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.

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children during the COVID-19 pandemic: a case series.
https://doi.org/10.1093/jpids/piaa069
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.

Fast Five Quiz: Kawasaki Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/930972

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...

Targeted Tx Improves Outcomes in High-Risk Pediatric Cancers
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931326

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...

Importance of Pediatric Inclusion in COVID-19 Therapeutic Trials.
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa656
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.

Well-Being and Education of Urology Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Results of ...
https://doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.13559
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-...

Hydroxychloroquine or Chloroquine for Treatment or Prophylaxis of COVID-19: A Living Sy...
https://doi.org/10.7326/M20-2496
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...

Scope, quality, and inclusivity of clinical guidelines produced early in the covid-19 p...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m1936
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...

Children in Critical Care Due to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Infect...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000002475
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...

Just-in-Time Simulation to Guide Workflow Design for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Difficult...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PCC.0000000000002435
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...

Severe Disease Not Uncommon in Kids Hospitalized With COVID-19
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931167

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, ...

Erythema multiforme and Kawasaki disease associated with COVID-19 infection in children.
https://doi.org/10.1111/jdv.16666
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...

A COVID Commencement Speech: What New Docs Have Lost, Gained
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931098

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...

Immunotherapy, Steroids had Positive Outcomes in COVID-19–Associated Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931250

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...

Virginia Nurse Lives on Boat While Helping New York Battle the Pandemic
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931137

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 ...

Long-term Care Work Conditions Pose COVID-19 Risk
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/931143

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...

Children are being sidelined by covid-19.
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m2061
BMJ (Clinical Research Ed.); Sinha I, Bennett D et. al.

May 26th, 2020 - Children are being sidelined by covid-19.|2020|Sinha I,Bennett D,Taylor-Robinson DC,|