Pediatrics

Reports of high-impact pediatrics studies by medical professionals

Routine vaccination of children declined during the COVID-19 pandemic

 1. Doses of recommended non-influenza vaccines administered to children of all age groups decreased significantly in Southern California following the stay-at-home order at the beginning...

Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children remains a rare but serious complication associated with SARS-CoV-2...

1. In this cohort study, multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children was a rare but serious complication associated with SARS-CoV-2 infection. 2. The findings of increased...

Chemotherapy during the first trimester of pregnancy associated with increased risk for congenital malformations...

1. Chemotherapy was associated with an increased risk of major congenital malformations in the initial 12 weeks of pregnancy. 2. These risks and the prevalence...

Caregiver-reported health-related quality of life of New Zealand children born very and extremely preterm

1. Caregivers reported good health related quality of life of New Zealand children despite their shorter gestational periods 2. Neurodevelopmental impairment and socio-economic deprivation were...

Upadacitinib plus topical corticosteroids is safe and effective for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis

1. Upadacitinib combined with topical corticosteroids reduced Eczema Area and Severity Index (EASI) and Investigator’s Global Assessment for atopic dermatitis (vIGA-AD) scores significantly more...

Upadacitinib monotherapy is effective for patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis

1. The proportion of patients with EASI ≥75% was significantly greater in the upadacitinib 30 mg and 15 mg groups than the placebo group. 2....

Factors associated with functional impairment after pediatric injury

1. Most injured children and adolescents return to baseline functional status by discharge. 2. Pediatric populations with extremity injuries or severe head injuries were at...

Reports of myocarditis in healthy adolescents after Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccination

 1. In a case series, 7 healthy male adolescents aged 14-19 developed acute myocarditis or myopericarditis within 4 days of receiving the second dose of...

Rapid respiratory pathogen testing does not significantly alter antibiotic prescription rates among children with...

1. When treating children with an acute respiratory illness in the emergency department, no significant difference in antibiotic prescription rates was observed when clinicians...

Maternal influenza vaccine during pregnancy not linked to adverse early childhood outcomes

1. Over a mean follow-up period of 3.6 years, no significant association was detected between maternal influenza vaccination during pregnancy and early childhood health...

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