• More Transmissible Variant Could Dominate by March, CDC Warns

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    Modeling predicts the US will see rapid growth of a highly transmissible new strain of SARS-CoV-2 first detected in the UK.
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  • Development and Validation of a Model to Predict Pediatric Septic Shock Using Data Known 2 Hours After Hospital Arrival

    Development and Validation of a Model to Predict Pediatric Septic Shock Using Data Known 2 Hours After Hospital Arrival

    1 month ago - By Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    Objectives:
    To use electronic health record data from the first 2 hours of care to derive and validate a model to predict hypotensive septic shock in children with infection.
    Design:
    Derivation-validation study using an existing registry.
    Setting:
    Six emergency care sites within a regional pediatric healthcare system. Three datasets of unique visits were designated:
    1) training set (five sites, April 1, 2013, to December 31, 2016),2) temporal test set (five sites, January 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018), and3) geographic test set (sixth site, April 1, 2013, to June 30, 2018).
    Patients:
    Patients...
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