Pediatrics

Predictors of severe disease ID'd in children with SARS-CoV-2

(HealthDay)—Predictors of severe disease have been identified for children with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), according to a study published online Nov. 13 in The Journal of Pediatrics.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Daily rounding helps curb CAUTIs in pediatric ICU patients

(HealthDay)—Targeted rounding for pediatric patients with an indwelling urinary catheter is an effective and sustainable strategy to reduce catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs), according to a study recently ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Infectious diseases A-Z: Flu vaccine is a good match

The flu vaccine is a good match for the 2019-2020 flu season, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Efficacy of the vaccine is estimated to be 45% so far this season. The CDC says the vaccine was even ...

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