Pediatric Update: Top 10 Articles of 2021
July 1, 2022
Presenters and Summary authors: Matthew Shapiro, MD, MS, FAAP, Shuvani Sanyal, MD Dr. Sanyal Dr. Shapiro As pediatric hospitalists, our organ is the hospital. We care for a wide variety of...
What Do Hospitalists Need to Know About Monkeypox?
June 24, 2022
What is monkeypox? Monkeypox is a rare infection caused by the monkeypox virus. Monkeypox virus belongs to the Orthopoxvirus genus in the family Poxviridae. The Orthopoxvirus genus also includes...
Children and COVID: Weekly cases resume their climb
December 14, 2021
Decline in new vaccinations continues, even among 5- to 11-year-olds.
Oral step-down therapy for infective endocarditis
December 13, 2021
What is oral step-down therapy’s relative clinical effectiveness, compared with prolonged IV antibiotics for infective endocarditis (IE)?
New data on rare myocarditis after COVID-19 vaccination
December 8, 2021
Most adolescents and young adults recover quickly from the rare complication of myocarditis following mRNA COVID-19 vaccination, a new study shows.
Children and COVID-19: 7 million cases and still counting
December 7, 2021
Over 900,000 children aged 5-11 years completed the vaccine regimen in the last week.
Compression therapy prevents recurrence of cellulitis
December 7, 2021
Do compression garments prevent recurrent cellulitis in patients with lower-extremity edema?
Antibiotics vs. placebo in acute uncomplicated diverticulitis
December 3, 2021
Does antibiotic therapy decrease length of hospital stay for patients with acute uncomplicated diverticulitis?
Children and COVID: New cases, vaccinations both decline
December 1, 2021
Despite the drop in cases, the weekly count still exceeded 100,000 for the 16th week in a row.
Children and COVID: New cases increase for third straight week
November 23, 2021
Pace of vaccinations remains steady in 5- to 11-year-olds.