This study assesses national variability and appropriateness of antibiotic prophylaxis among US pediatric surgical patients.
Inge and colleagues conducted a prospective, multisite observational study to assess the preoperative clinical characteristics and perioperative safety outcomes of severely obese adolescents undergoing weight-loss surgery. Michael G. Sarr, MD, provided a related editorial.
This randomized trial tests the effectiveness of an app that shows clown physicians giving a comical and informative tour of the operating room, for reducing preoperative anxiety in children.
This study evaluates the association between preoperative anemia and postoperative mortality in neonates undergoing noncardiac surgery in a large sample of US hospitals.
This cohort study examines associations between bariatric surgery and functional mobility and musculoskeletal pain in adolescents up to 2 years after bariatric surgery for severe obesity.
This cohort study uses electronic health records across 3 diverse pediatric health care networks to characterize the incidence, recognition, and distinguishing clinical features of pediatric C difficile infection–associated reactive arthritis among children with C difficile infection.