In case you missed it: July 12 to July 16

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

This week’s top articles included:

Allergies, asthma, and climate change

What does climate change mean for allergies and asthma in children?

Did firearm injuries in kids increase during the pandemic?

Increased time in the home during the pandemic along with increases in gun ownership may have put children at an elevated risk of a firearm injury. A research brief examines whether this was accurate.

Exploring the efficacy and safety of rotavirus vaccines

Rotavirus can lead to gastrointestinal concerns that can be hazardous to children when rehydration isn’t readily available, which means that a safe, effective vaccine could be life-saving. A meta-analysis examines the safety and efficacy of available immunizations.

How prevalent are psychiatric disorders in youth in detention?

A study examines the prevalence and long-term impact of psychiatric disorders in children and teenagers who are part of the juvenile justice system.