In case you missed it: February 1 to February 5

February 5, 2021

It was a very busy week for the Contemporary Pediatrics team.

This week’s top articles included:

Severe sepsis outcomes impacted by race, ethnicity, and insurance status

A report offers some much needed data on whether race, ethnicity, and insurance status impact severe sepsis outcomes.

Is bariatric surgery more effective at certain points in adolescence?

A report offers insight into whether the timing of bariatric surgery has an impact on outcomes.

Treating MIS-C with intravenous immunoglobulins and methylprednisolone to improve fever course

Does using methylprednisolone along with intravenous immunoglobulins improve fever outcomes for multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) cases? A French investigation offers some answers.

High CMV viral load at birth is tied to hearing loss

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is linked to hearing loss in affected children. An investigation looks into whether the viral load impacts this risk.