Achten NB, Plötz FB, Klingenberg C, Stocker M, Bokelaar R, Bijlsma M, Giannoni E, van Rossum AMC, Benitz WE. Stratification of Culture-Proven Early-Onset Sepsis Cases by the Neonatal Early-Onset Sepsis Calculator: An Individual Patient Data Meta-Analysis. J Pediatr. 2021 Feb 2:S0022-3476(21)00099-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2021.01.065. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33545190.
Objectives: To provide a comprehensive assessment of case stratification by the Neonatal Early-Onset Sepsis (EOS) Calculator, a novel tool for reducing unnecessary antibiotic treatment. Study design: A systematic review with
Kinstlinger N, Fink A, Gordon S, Levin TL, Friedmann P, Nafday S, Statter M, Borenstein SH. Is necrotizing enterocolitis the same disease in term and preterm infants? J Pediatr Surg. 2021 Jan 14:S0022-3468(21)00027-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2021.01.007. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33526254.
Introduction: Necrotizing enterocolitis predominantly affects preterm (PT) infants. The paucity of data regarding the clinical course in term infants makes it difficult to predict outcomes and counsel families. To identify
Balasubramanian H, Atyalgade M, Garg B, Srinivasan L, Kabra NS, Khapekar S. Effects of blood sampling stewardship and erythropoietin administration in extremely low birth weight infants-a quality improvement non-controlled before-and-after retrospective study. Eur J Pediatr. 2021 Jan 19. doi: 10.1007/s00431-020-03925-9. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33464366.
The majority of extremely low birth weight (ELBW) neonates receive red blood cell (RBC) transfusions; at least 50% receive multiple transfusions. Anemia care bundles could be the most effective approach
Loi B, Vigo G, Baraldi E, Raimondi F, Carnielli VP, Mosca F, De Luca D; LUSTRE (Lung UltraSound To pReterm nEonates) study group. Lung Ultrasound to Monitor Extremely Preterm Infants and Predict BPD: Multicenter Longitudinal Cohort Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 Dec 22. doi: 10.1164/rccm.202008-3131OC. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33352083.
Rationale: Lung ultrasound is useful in critically ill patients with acute respiratory failure. Given its characteristics, it could be also useful in extremely preterm infants with evolving chronic respiratory failure,
Moltu SJ, Bronsky J, Embleton N, Gerasimidis K, Indrio F, Köglmeier J, de Koning B, Lapillonne A, Norsa L, Verduci E, Domellöf M; ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition. Nutritional Management of the Critically ill Neonate: A Position Paper of the ESPGHAN Committee on Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2021 Feb 16. doi: 10.1097/MPG.0000000000003076. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33605663.
Objectives: The nutritional management of critically ill term neonates and preterm infants varies widely, and controversies exist in regard to when to initiate nutrition, mode of feeding, energy requirements, and
Filler G, Bhayana V, Schott C, Díaz-González de Ferris ME. How should we assess renal function in neonates and infants? Acta Paediatr. 2021 Mar;110(3):773-780. doi: 10.1111/apa.15557. Epub 2020 Sep 18. PMID: 32869283.
Aim: Review of current knowledge on assessing renal function in term and preterm neonates. Methods: Literature review and analysis of own data. Results: Prematurity, genetic, environmental and maternal factors may
Wu Z, Hu Y, Xu M, Chen Z, Yang W, Jiang Z, Li M, Jin H, Cui G, Chen P, Wang L, Zhao G, Ding Y, Zhao Y, Yin W. Safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of an inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine (CoronaVac) in healthy adults aged 60 years and older: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 1/2 clinical trial. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 Feb 3:S1473-3099(20)30987-7. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(20)30987-7. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33548194.
Background: A vaccine against COVID-19 is urgently needed for older adults, in whom morbidity and mortality due to the disease are increased. We aimed to assess the safety, tolerability, and
GrÜnebaum A, McCullough LB, Litvak A, Chervenak FA. Inclusion of pregnant individuals among priority populations for COVID-19 vaccination for all 50 US States. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2021 Feb 2:S0002-9378(21)00081-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2021.01.026. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33545113.
Objective: The American College of Obstetricians and Gyncologists (ACOG)1 recommends that COVID-19 vaccines should not be withheld from pregnant individuals who meet criteria for vaccination based on the Advisory Committee
Elias C, Sekri A, Leblanc P, Cucherat M, Vanhems P. Incubation period of COVID-19: a meta-analysis. Int J Infect Dis. 2021 Feb 3:S1201-9712(21)00081-3. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2021.01.069. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33548553; PMCID: PMC7857041.
Objectives: Valid measurement of the SARS-CoV-2 incubation period is needed for case definitions and for adapting appropriate isolation measures but is challenging in an emergency context. Our objective was to