Using SMART Regimens in PHM
September 23, 2022
PHM Session: Get SMART: Implementation of updated asthma guidelines for pediatric hospitalists Presenters: Alexander Hogan, MD, MS, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, Conn., Kathryn...
Bronchitis the leader at putting children in the hospital
August 2, 2021
Respiratory conditions make up three of the top five causes of nonmaternal, nonneonatal inpatient stays.
List of COVID-19 high-risk comorbidities expanded
April 6, 2021
Underlying conditions increase the risk of severe outcomes for patients infected with SARS-CoV-2.
Asthma not an independent risk factor for severe COVID-19, hospitalization
February 28, 2021
There have been conflicting data on whether comorbid asthma is or is not a risk factor for more severe COVID-19.
More data on impact of corticosteroids on COVID-19 mortality in patients with COPD
October 9, 2020
Patients with COPD or asthma who used ICS on a regular basis were more likely to die from COVID-19.
Asthma leads spending on avoidable pediatric inpatient stays
June 19, 2020
Asthma costs nearly equaled potentially avoidable hospital bills for diabetes, gastroenteritis, and UTIs combined.
Kids with food allergies the newest victims of COVID-19?
June 10, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration is allowing the food industry to make some ingredient substitutions without mandating a change in labeling.
By the numbers: Asthma-COPD overlap deaths
June 9, 2020
CDC analysis suggests that morbidity from asthma-COPD overlap may be pushing people out of the workforce.
Can this patient get IV contrast?
March 2, 2020
Patients with seafood allergy have a higher rate of reactions to iodinated contrast, but not at a higher rate than patients with other food allergies.
Short-course azithromycin no benefit in pediatric asthma admissions
July 31, 2019
SEATTLE – Clinicians should consider these data before prescribing azithromycin to children hospitalized with asthma.