In case you missed it: January 4 to January 8

January 8, 2021

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

This week’s top articles included:

How well can a brief step test assess exercise tolerance?

A 6 minute test is frequently used to test a child's ability to tolerate exercise, but a study investigates if a 3 minute test could work just as well.

Dangers of the TikTok Benadryl challenge

Teenagers lulled into ingesting large amounts of diphenhydramine through social media are facing serious health consequences.

How innovation during the pandemic will save the world

The COVID-19 vaccine, and the speed at which it was developed, is the medical breakthrough of our lifetimes.

Shorten time to antibiotics for oncology patients with suspected neutropenia

A quality improvement sought to shorten the time to antibiotics in pediatric oncology patients who are suspected to have neutropenia.