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How to manage quarantine-adherence, psychosocial consequences, coping strategies and li...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-048001
BMJ Open; Joisten C, Kossow A et. al.

Apr 14th, 2021 - The current coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic has placed unprecedented restrictions on people's lives and routines. To counteract the exponential spread of this virus, a lockdown was implemented in Germany in March 2020. Infected persons and their contacts were also quarantined. Compliance with quarantine measures is essential for containing the spread of the virus and avoiding incalculable con...

Firearms Injuries Involving Young Children in the United States During the COVID-19 Pan...
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-042697
Pediatrics Cohen JS, Donnelly K et. al.

Apr 14th, 2021 - Firearms Injuries Involving Young Children in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic.|2021|Cohen JS,Donnelly K,Patel SJ,Badolato GM,Boyle MD,|

Invasive and noninvasive ventilation strategies for acute respiratory failure in childr...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MOP.0000000000001021
Current Opinion in Pediatrics; Blumenthal JA, Duvall MG

Apr 14th, 2021 - Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 presents as symptomatic coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) disease in susceptible patients. Severe pediatric COVID-19 disease is rare, limiting potential data accumulation on associated respiratory failure in children. Pediatric intensivists and pulmonologists managing COVID-19 patients look to adult guidelines and pediatric-specific consensus st...

A remote management system for control and surveillance of echinococcosis: design and i...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s40249-021-00833-4 10.1016/j.actatropica.2015.01.009 10.1016/j.jbi.2020.103383 10.1080/17517575.2016.1277558 10.1007/s12652-016-0427-7 10.1016/j.compind.2017.05.006 10.1080/21505594.2015.1040975 10.1016/j.ceh.2020.02.001 10.1038/s41591-020-0824-5 10.3390/diagnostics10040224 10.1098/rstb.2010.0090 10.3390/s110403717 10.3390/s19143183 10.1097/SCS.0000000000004583 10.1016/bs.apar.2016.09.002
Infectious Diseases of Poverty; Yang SJ, Xiao N et. al.

Apr 14th, 2021 - As a neglected cross-species parasitic disease transmitted between canines and livestock, echinococcosis remains a global public health concern with a heavy disease burden. In China, especially in the epidemic pastoral communities on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, the harsh climate, low socio-economic status, poor overall hygiene, and remote and insufficient access to all owned dogs exacerbate the ...

Detection of Bacterial Pathogens Using Home Oropharyngeal Swab Collection in Children w...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.25421
Pediatric Pulmonology; Lenhart-Pendergrass PM, Anthony M et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - Collection of respiratory cultures for airway microbiology surveillance is an essential component of routine clinical care in cystic fibrosis (CF). The COVID-19 global pandemic has necessitated increased use of telehealth, but one limitation of telehealth is the inability to collect respiratory specimens. We initiated a protocol for at-home collection of oropharyngeal (OP) swabs from children w...

COVID-19-associated inflammatory syndrome in an adult woman with unexplained multiple o...
https://doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2021-242034
BMJ Case Reports; Veyseh M, Webster P et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - Since the emergence of SARS-CoV-2, clinicians have been challenged with a wide spectrum of disease severity. One of the serious complications associated with the virus is multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C). It is characterised by inflammation leading to organ damage, in the setting of positive SARS-CoV-2 infection. MIS-C is thought to be a postviral reaction where most childr...

Predictors of willingness to get a COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S.
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12879-021-06023-9 10.3389/fpubh.2020.00381 10.1093/poq/nfn065 10.1371/journal.pone.0011226 10.4269/ajtmh.17-0898 10.15585/mmwr.ss6611a1 10.1177/1529100618760521 10.1037/0278-6133.26.2.136 10.1037/a0039729 10.1080/08870449808406754
BMC Infectious Diseases; Kelly BJ, Southwell BG et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - As COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts continue, public health workers can strategize about vaccine promotion in an effort to increase willingness among those who may be hesitant. In April 2020, we surveyed a national probability sample of 2279 U.S. adults using an online panel recruited through address-based sampling. Households received a computer and internet access if needed to participat...

The risk to child nutrition during and after COVID-19 pandemic: what to expect and how ...
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1368980021001610
Public Health Nutrition; Ntambara J, Chu M

Apr 13th, 2021 - This study aimed to address the key areas of concern for child nutrition, both during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, and proposes strategic responses to reduce child undernutrition in the short and long term. A descriptive literature review was performed. The search of the literature was conducted through using electronic databases including PubMed, Web of science, google scholar, and Cochran...

Pericarditis as the Main Clinical Manifestation of COVID-19 in Adolescents.
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003096
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Dimopoulou D, Spyridis N et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - Children and adolescents with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection usually have a milder illness, lower mortality rates and may manifest different clinical entities compared with adults. Acute effusive pericarditis is a rare clinical manifestation in patients with COVID-19, especially among those without concurrent pulmonary disease or myocardial injury. We present 2 cases ...

Parent-Collected Nasal Swab for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Testing...
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003103
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Lodi L, Rubino C et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - This cross-sectional study, including children hospitalized for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 infection, demonstrates for the first time that nonhealthcare worker parents perform similarly to healthcare workers in the administration to their children of an unsupervised nasal swab for severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 detection by following written instructions an...

Differences Between Pediatric Acute Myocarditis Related and Unrelated to SARS-CoV-2.
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000003094
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Vukomanovic VA, Krasic S et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - Acute myocarditis (AM) is defined as inflammation of the myocardium. The aim of our study is a comparative analysis of the differences between AM related and unrelated to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The retrospective study included children with AM treated from January 2018 to November 2020. The study included 24 patients; 7 of 24 had AM related to SARS-CoV-2 a...

Clinical, laboratory, and imaging features of pediatric COVID-19: A systematic review a...
https://doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000025230 10.1002/jmv.26684
Medicine Qi K, Zeng W et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - Pediatric cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been reported. This meta-analysis was aimed at describing the clinical, laboratory, and imaging characteristics of children with COVID-19 based on published data of pediatric COVID-19 cases.Search of PubMed, Embase, Web of Sciences, Science Direct, and Google Scholar for articles published until December 14, 2020, that described the cl...

COVID-19 in Children: New Cases on the Rise Again
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949322

Apr 13th, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. The number of new COVID-19 cases in children rose for the third time in the last 4 weeks, reaching the highest point since mid-February, according to a report from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital Association.   Just over 73,000 cases were reported during the week o...

One in Four Parents Say Youth Sports Don't Consistently Enforce COVID-19 Precautions
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949237

Apr 13th, 2021 - (Reuters Health) - Even though the majority of parents give youth sports leagues high marks for keeping them informed about COVID-19 safety protocols, more than one in four parents still think enforcement of these policies is inconsistent, a new U.S. poll suggests. Researchers from the C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health examined data from a nationally representativ...

Moderna Says Vaccine 90% Effective After 6 Months
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949287

Apr 13th, 2021 - Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. Moderna says its coronavirus vaccine provides strong protection up to 6 months after a second dose. "Updated cases show continued strong efficacy, including greater than 90% against cases of COVID-19 and greater than 95% against severe cases of COVID-19, with approximately 6 months median follow...

How Long Do You Expect to Wear a Mask?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949280

Apr 13th, 2021 - Americans have spent this year's flu season social distancing and wearing masks, and the dramatic reduction in cases and deaths from influenza and other respiratory illnesses besides COVID-19 have led some to speculate about the benefits of wearing masks beyond the current pandemic. A recent study in the Journal of Hospital Medicine found that across 44 children's hospitals, the number of child...

Telemedicine Medical Screening Evaluation Expedites the Initiation of Emergency Care fo...
https://doi.org/10.1097/PEC.0000000000002428
Pediatric Emergency Care; Friedman J, Lame M et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - Prior studies show that staffing a physician at triage expedites care in the emergency department. Our objective was to describe the novel application and effect of a telemedicine medical screening evaluation (Tele-MSE) at triage on quality metrics in the pediatric emergency department (PED). We conducted a retrospective quasi-experimental pre-post intervention study of patients presenting to a...

Parental perceptions of COVID-19-like illness in their children.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2021.02.013
Public Health; Hodson A, Woodland L et. al.

Apr 13th, 2021 - The objective of the study is to explore parents' perceptions of COVID-19-like symptoms in their child and attitudes towards isolating from others in the household when unwell. The study used qualitative, semistructured interviews. The study involved thirty semistructured telephone interviews with parents of children between 4 and 18 years. Thirty semistructured telephone interviews with parent...

Older Adults' Attitudes Toward Virtual Volunteering During the COVID-19 Pandemic.
https://doi.org/10.1177/07334648211006978
Journal of Applied Gerontology : the Official Journal of ... Sun PC, Morrow-Howell N et. al.

Apr 12th, 2021 - This study explored older adults' technology use patterns and attitudes toward virtual volunteering during the COVID-19 pandemic. A 22-item survey was administered to 229 volunteers in the St. Louis region who tutor children through the Oasis Intergenerational Tutoring program. Although most respondents are familiar with technology and expressed that they are likely to volunteer virtually, thei...

Role of Biological Agents in the Treatment of SARS-CoV-2-Associated Multisystem Inflamm...
https://doi.org/10.1097/RHU.0000000000001734
Journal of Clinical Rheumatology : Practical Reports on R... Çelikel E, Tekin ZE et. al.

Apr 12th, 2021 - The aims of this study were to evaluate the role of biological agents in the treatment of severe multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) and to assess the current application, outcomes, and adverse effects in patients who are followed up in a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). This observational, descriptive, medical records review study was performed on patients with MIS-C adm...