Return to Play After COVID-19
There is evidence that COVID-19 may affect the heart more than other viruses and has the potential to cause myocarditis. The following guidelines have been developed to help determine what, if any, testing should be done before student athletes return to play after testing positive for COVID-19.
Pediatric hypertension now affects more than 3% of children and adolescents. A recent pilot study highlights additional diagnostic criteria for clinicians to consider when evaluating children for hypertension.
How pediatric hospitals are creatively tackling the unique care needs of a growing population of youths in crisis.
Vanessa L. Shanks, MD, neonatologist and medical director of the Lactation program at Nationwide Children’s Hospital answers this commonly asked question.
African American children were nearly 3.5 times more likely to die within 30 days after surgery, compared to white peers.
Data are still emerging, but COVID-19 – and the subsequent inflammatory syndrome sometimes seen in children – could have serious cardiac impacts.
New publication examines the characteristics and outcomes of children with COVID-19 who were admitted to North American PICUs.
Misinformation on the internet is nothing new, but in the age of COVID-19, it is more important than ever for health care experts to speak up for evidence-based care.
An innovative quality improvement project grew the use of CGM nearly six-fold in 2 years.
Food allergies currently affect 5-8% of children and can dramatically impact their family by increasing anxiety and decreasing quality of life.
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