Anakinra improved survival in hospitalized COVID-19 patients
September 7, 2021
Phase 3 randomized trial showed improved survival and shorter hospital stay in COVID-19 patients who were given anakinra, compared with those given a placebo.
COVID-19: New GI symptoms don’t raise death risk in IBD
August 27, 2021
International registry data show new onset of GI symptoms is common in IBD patients with COVID-19 regardless of IBD disease status.
Move from awareness to action to combat racism in medicine
August 12, 2021
Calls to action to address structural racism include learning from policies, prioritizing voting, and educating children.
Febrile infant guideline allows wiggle room on hospital admission, testing
August 12, 2021
Evidence-based guidelines use language to guide, but not direct, clinicians in balancing the risks of infections and invasive procedures.
Fauci says ‘unprecedented’ conditions could influence COVID vaccine approval for kids
August 6, 2021
“If I were a [non-COVID] virus looking for a niche, I would be really confused,” Dr. Fauci told pediatric hospitalists.
PHM virtual conference promises practical pearls, plus Dr. Fauci
July 23, 2021
A “full spectrum” of offerings at the upcoming Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2021 virtual conference.
Long-term outcome data suggest optimism for MIS-C patients
July 16, 2021
Most inflammatory and cardiac manifestations of multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children resolved by 9 months.
C. difficile guidelines offer new possibilities
June 24, 2021
Updated recommendations address issues of diagnosis, recurrence, and fecal microbial transplant.
Safety-net burden linked with poorer inpatient cirrhosis outcomes
June 21, 2021
Even so, hospitalizations and mortality were still higher in Black patients than White patients after controlling for hospitals’ safety-net burden.
Hospitalists play key role in advance care planning
June 2, 2021
It’s important to distinguish advance care planning from advance directives.