This cohort study uses children with asthma in hospitals of varying sizes to design a template to match hospitals and patients for measurement of resource utilization.
This study examines the risk for maternal admission to the intensive care unit based on the infant’s 5-minute Apgar score.
This double-blinded randomized clinical trial found that isotonic maintenance fluid administration is safe in general pediatric patients and may result in fewer cases of hyponatremia.
Gupta and coauthors compare high-frequency oscillatory ventilation with conventional mechanical ventilation in children with acute respiratory failure.
Bonafide et al evaluate the impact of pediatric rapid response system implementation inclusive of a medical emergency team and an early warning score on critical deterioration, a proximate outcome defined as unplanned transfer to the intensive care unit with noninvasive or invasive mechanical ventilation or vasopressor infusion in the 12 hours after transfer. Alobaidi and Joffe provide commentary in a related editorial.