It was a very busy week for the Contemporary Pediatrics team.
This week’s top articles included:
Immunoglobulin E–mediated food allergies are on the rise across the United States, and can be fatal for some children. A recent report examines how early gastrointestinal (GI) reactions can raise red flags for future allergy development.
The influenza vaccine has been recommended as a key way to reduce severe influenza in children. An investigation examines how effective the 2018-2019 vaccine was in preventing hospitalization and emergency department visits.
Minority children often have worse asthma outcomes than their white peers and many of them attend Head Start preschool programs. An investigation examines whether an intervention including both school and home components improves asthma outcomes.
Quality improvement initiatives frequently tackled catheter-related infections. A report examines the trends over the past several years on these infections in critically ill children.