• Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation with prone position ventilation successfully rescues infantile pertussis: a case report and literature review

    16 days ago - By BMC

    Bordetella pertussis can cause fatal illness with severe acute respiratory distress syndrome and pulmonary hypertension .
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  • Accuracy of Provider-Documented Child Immunization Status at Hospital Presentation for Acute Respiratory Illness

    16 days ago - By Hospital Pediatrics

    OBJECTIVES:
    To assess (1) the accuracy of child immunization status documented by providers at hospital presentation for acute respiratory illness and (2) the association of provider-documented up-to-date status with immunization receipt during and after hospitalization.
    METHODS:
    We conducted a retrospective cohort analysis of children ≤16 years old treated for asthma, croup, bronchiolitis, or pneumonia at a children's hospital between July 2014 and June 2016. Demographics, clinical characteristics, and provider-documented UTD immunization status at presentation were obtained from the...
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