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Practical Pediatrics 2020: More Conference Topics

November 3, 2020

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New Guidelines to the Approach and Management of Febrile Infants 0-90 days old


Role of Viral Molecular Panels in Diagnosing the Etiology of Fever in Infants Younger Than 3 Months.

Epalza C, Hallin M, Busson L, Debulpaep S, De Backer P, Vandenberg O, Levy J.

Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2020 Jan;59(1):45-52. doi: 10.1177/0009922819884582. Epub 2019 Nov 9.

PMID: 31709801 Free PMC article.


Testing for Meningitis in Febrile Well-Appearing Young Infants With a Positive Urinalysis.

Wang ME, Biondi EA, McCulloh RJ, Garber MD, Natt BC, Lucas BP, Schroeder AR.

Pediatrics. 2019 Sep;144(3):e20183979. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-3979. Epub 2019 Aug 8.

PMID: 31395621


Immature neutrophils in young febrile infants.

Ramgopal S, Walker LW, Nowalk AJ, Cruz AT, Vitale MA.

Arch Dis Child. 2019 Sep;104(9):884-886. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2019-317143. Epub 2019 Jun 20.

PMID: 31221623 Free PMC article.


A Prediction Model to Identify Febrile Infants ≤60 Days at Low Risk of Invasive Bacterial Infection.

Aronson PL, Shabanova V, Shapiro ED, Wang ME, Nigrovic LE, Pruitt CM, DePorre AG, Leazer RC, Desai S, Sartori LF, Marble RD, Rooholamini SN, McCulloh RJ, Woll C, Balamuth F, Alpern ER, Shah SS, Williams DJ, Browning WL, Shah N, Neuman MI; Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.

Pediatrics. 2019 Jul;144(1):e20183604. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-3604. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

PMID: 31167938 Free PMC article.


Prediction Models for Febrile Infants: Time for a Unified Field Theory.

Kuppermann N, Mahajan P, Ramilo O.

Pediatrics. 2019 Jul;144(1):e20191375. doi: 10.1542/peds.2019-1375. Epub 2019 Jun 5.

PMID: 31167937 No abstract available.


Practice Variation in the Evaluation and Disposition of Febrile Infants ≤60 Days of Age.

Rogers AJ, Kuppermann N, Anders J, Roosevelt G, Hoyle JD Jr, Ruddy RM, Bennett JE, Borgialli DA, Dayan PS, Powell EC, Casper TC, Ramilo O, Mahajan P; Febrile Infant Working Group of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).

J Emerg Med. 2019 Jun;56(6):583-591. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2019.03.003. Epub 2019 Apr 20.

PMID: 31014970 Free PMC article.


A Clinical Prediction Rule to Identify Febrile Infants 60 Days and Younger at Low Risk for Serious Bacterial Infections.

Kuppermann N, Dayan PS, Levine DA, Vitale M, Tzimenatos L, Tunik MG, Saunders M, Ruddy RM, Roosevelt G, Rogers AJ, Powell EC, Nigrovic LE, Muenzer J, Linakis JG, Grisanti K, Jaffe DM, Hoyle JD Jr, Greenberg R, Gattu R, Cruz AT, Crain EF, Cohen DM, Brayer A, Borgialli D, Bonsu B, Browne L, Blumberg S, Bennett JE, Atabaki SM, Anders J, Alpern ER, Miller B, Casper TC, Dean JM, Ramilo O, Mahajan P; Febrile Infant Working Group of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).

JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Apr 1;173(4):342-351. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2018.5501.

PMID: 30776077 Free PMC article.


Reducing Invasive Care for Low-risk Febrile Infants Through Implementation of a Clinical Pathway.

Kasmire KE, Hoppa EC, Patel PP, Boch KN, Sacco T, Waynik IY.

Pediatrics. 2019 Mar;143(3):e20181610. doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-1610. Epub 2019 Feb 6.

PMID: 30728272


Length of Stay and Complications Associated With Febrile Infants <90 Days of Age Hospitalized in the United States, 2000-2012: A Commentary.

Shah S, Bapty SJ, Biondi EA.

Hosp Pediatr. 2018 Dec;8(12):796-798. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2018-0200.

PMID: 30482791 No abstract available.


Length of Stay and Complications Associated With Febrile Infants <90 Days of Age Hospitalized in the United States, 2000-2012.

Nguyen DK, Friedlander S, Fleischman RJ, Zangwill KM.

Hosp Pediatr. 2018 Dec;8(12):746-752. doi: 10.1542/hpeds.2018-0132.

PMID: 30482790


Factors Associated with Adverse Outcomes among Febrile Young Infants with Invasive Bacterial Infections.

Pruitt CM, Neuman MI, Shah SS, Shabanova V, Woll C, Wang ME, Alpern ER, Williams DJ, Sartori L, Desai S, Leazer RC, Marble RD, McCulloh RJ, DePorre AG, Rooholamini SN, Lumb CE, Balamuth F, Shin S, Aronson PL; Febrile Young Infant Research Collaborative.

J Pediatr. 2019 Jan;204:177-182.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.08.066. Epub 2018 Oct 5.

PMID: 30297292 Free PMC article.


Risk of Bacterial Coinfections in Febrile Infants 60 Days Old and Younger with Documented Viral Infections.

Mahajan P, Browne LR, Levine DA, Cohen DM, Gattu R, Linakis JG, Anders J, Borgialli D, Vitale M, Dayan PS, Casper TC, Ramilo O, Kuppermann N; Febrile Infant Working Group of the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN).

J Pediatr. 2018 Dec;203:86-91.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.07.073. Epub 2018 Sep 6.

PMID: 30195552 Free PMC article.

Hematuria and Proteinuria in the Pediatric Office


A Pediatric Case of a D-Penicillamine Induced ANCA-associated Vasculitis Manifesting a Pulmonary-Renal Syndrome.

Kang S, Cho MH, Hyun H, Kim JH, Ko JS, Kang HG, Cheong HI, Kim WS, Moon KC, Ha IS.

J Korean Med Sci. 2019 Jun 24;34(24):e173. doi: 10.3346/jkms.2019.34.e173.

PMID: 31222986 Free PMC article.


Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension as the first manifestation of nephrotic syndrome in a 12-year-old child.

Ma F, Zhou K, Hua Y, Liu X, Duan H, Li Y, Wang C.

Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Oct;97(41):e12349. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000012349.

PMID: 30313030 Free PMC article.


Dense deposit disease in a child with febrile sore throat.

Conti G, De Vivo D, Vitale A, Fede C, Santoro D.

Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2017 Jul-Aug;28(4):925-928.

PMID: 28748900


ANCA vasculitis in a patient with Alport syndrome: a difficult diagnosis but a treatable disease!

Gillion V, Jadoul M, Aydin S, Godefroid N.

BMC Nephrol. 2017 Mar 29;18(1):105. doi: 10.1186/s12882-017-0527-4.

PMID: 28356090 Free PMC article.


Proteinuria in Children: Evaluation and Differential Diagnosis.

Leung AK, Wong AH, Barg SS.

Am Fam Physician. 2017 Feb 15;95(4):248-254.

PMID: 28290633


Renal thrombotic microangiopathy in patients with cblC defect: review of an under-recognized entity.

Beck BB, van Spronsen F, Diepstra A, Berger RM, Kömhoff M.

Pediatr Nephrol. 2017 May;32(5):733-741. doi: 10.1007/s00467-016-3399-0. Epub 2016 Jun 11.

PMID: 27289364 Free PMC article. Review.


Successful therapy with tonsillectomy plus pulse therapy for the relapse of pediatric IgA nephropathy treated with multi-drugs combination therapy.

Sakai N, Kawasaki Y, Waragai T, Oikawa T, Kaneko M, Sato T, Suyama K, Hosoya M.

Fukushima J Med Sci. 2016 Jun 8;62(1):68-73. doi: 10.5387/fms.2016-3. Epub 2016 May 21.

PMID: 27210310 Free PMC article.

Vaping and its Harmful Effects


Notes from the Field: E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury Cases During the COVID-19 Response - California, 2020.

Armatas C, Heinzerling A, Wilken JA.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Jun 26;69(25):801-802. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6925a5.

PMID: 32584801 Free PMC article. No abstract available.


Association Between Youth Smoking, Electronic Cigarette Use, and COVID-19.

Gaiha SM, Cheng J, Halpern-Felsher B.

J Adolesc Health. 2020 Oct;67(4):519-523. doi: 10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.07.002. Epub 2020 Aug 11.

PMID: 32798097 Free PMC article.


E-cigarette, or Vaping, Product Use-Associated Lung Injury Among Clusters of Patients Reporting Shared Product Use - Wisconsin, 2019.

Pray IW, Atti SK, Tomasallo C, Meiman JG.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020 Mar 6;69(9):236-240. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6909a4.

PMID: 32134907 Free PMC article.


Vaping: The new wave of nicotine addiction.

Dinardo P, Rome ES.

Cleve Clin J Med. 2019 Dec;86(12):789-798. doi: 10.3949/ccjm.86a.19118.

PMID: 31821136 Review.


E-cigarette Use, or Vaping, Practices and Characteristics Among Persons with Associated Lung Injury - Utah, April-October 2019.

Lewis N, McCaffrey K, Sage K, Cheng CJ, Green J, Goldstein L, Campbell H, Ferrell D, Malan N, LaCross N, Maldonado A, Board A, Hanchey A, Harris D, Callahan S, Aberegg S, Risk I, Willardson S, Carter A, Nakashima A, Duncan J, Burnett C, Atkinson-Dunn R, Dunn A.

MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2019 Oct 25;68(42):953-956. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.mm6842e1.

PMID: 31647788 Free PMC article.


Vaping risks for youth continue to emerge.

Grégoire MC.

CMAJ. 2019 Oct 7;191(40):E1113-E1114. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.1095807.

PMID: 31591103 Free PMC article. No abstract available.


Nicotine Gateway Effects on Adolescent Substance Use.

Ren M, Lotfipour S.

West J Emerg Med. 2019 Aug 20;20(5):696-709. doi: 10.5811/westjem.2019.7.41661.

PMID: 31539325 Free PMC article. Review.


E-cigarette use and sleep-related complaints among youth.

Riehm KE, Rojo-Wissar DM, Feder KA, Mojtabai R, Spira AP, Thrul J, Crum RM.

J Adolesc. 2019 Oct;76:48-54. doi: 10.1016/j.adolescence.2019.08.009. Epub 2019 Aug 20.

PMID: 31442814 Free PMC article.


Understanding the implications of the "vaping epidemic" among adolescents and young adults: A call for action.

Chadi N, Hadland SE, Harris SK.

Subst Abus. 2019;40(1):7-10. doi: 10.1080/08897077.2019.1580241. Epub 2019 Mar 18.

PMID: 30883295 Free PMC article. Review.


New vaping products with techy allure exploding in popularity among youth.

Glauser W.

CMAJ. 2019 Feb 11;191(6):E172-E173. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.109-5710.

PMID: 30745405 Free PMC article. No abstract available.

Alternative Therapy for Chronic Pain Management


Massage therapy for symptom reduction and improved quality of life in children with cancer in palliative care: A pilot study.

Genik LM, McMurtry CM, Marshall S, Rapoport A, Stinson J.

Complement Ther Med. 2020 Jan;48:102263. doi: 10.1016/j.ctim.2019.102263. Epub 2019 Nov 26.

PMID: 31987232


An Innovative and Accessible Biofeedback Intervention for Improving Self-Regulatory Skills in Pediatric Chronic Pain: A Pilot Study.

Fahrenkamp A, Sim L, Roers L, Canny M, Harrison T, Harbeck-Weber C.

J Altern Complement Med. 2020 Mar;26(3):212-218. doi: 10.1089/acm.2019.0297. Epub 2020 Jan 22.

PMID: 31971811


Systematic review protocol examining the effectiveness of hospital clowns for symptom cluster management in paediatrics.

Lopes-Júnior LC, Lima RAG, Olson K, Bomfim E, Neves ET, Silveira DSCD, Nunes MDR, Nascimento LC, Pereira-da-Silva G.

BMJ Open. 2019 Jan 21;9(1):e026524. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2018-026524.

PMID: 30670530 Free PMC article.


iCanCope with Sickle Cell Pain: Design of a randomized controlled trial of a smartphone and web-based pain self-management program for youth with sickle cell disease.

Palermo TM, Zempsky WT, Dampier CD, Lalloo C, Hundert AS, Murphy LK, Bakshi N, Stinson JN.

Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 Nov;74:88-96. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2018.10.006. Epub 2018 Oct 11.

PMID: 30316999 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.


Current Evidence-Based Interdisciplinary Treatment Options for Pediatric Musculoskeletal Pain.

Caes L, Fisher E, Clinch J, Eccleston C.

Curr Treatm Opt Rheumatol. 2018;4(3):223-234. doi: 10.1007/s40674-018-0101-7. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

PMID: 30148046 Free PMC article. Review.


The Complementary Health Approaches for Pain Survey (CHAPS): Validity testing and characteristics of a rural population with pain.

Feinberg T, Jones DL, Lilly C, Umer A, Innes K.

PLoS One. 2018 May 2;13(5):e0196390. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0196390. eCollection 2018.

PMID: 29718951 Free PMC article.


Use of Hypnotic Techniques in Children and Adolescents with Chronic Pain: Do the Ages of Patients or Years of Practice and Theoretical Orientation of Clinicians Matter?

Tomé-Pires C, Solé E, Racine M, de la Vega R, Castarlenas E, Jensen MP, Miró J.

Int J Clin Exp Hypn. 2016 Oct-Dec;64(4):483-98. doi: 10.1080/00207144.2016.1171095.

PMID: 27585730


Managing Chronic Pain in Children and Adolescents: A Clinical Review.

Landry BW, Fischer PR, Driscoll SW, Koch KM, Harbeck-Weber C, Mack KJ, Wilder RT, Bauer BA, Brandenburg JE.

PM R. 2015 Nov;7(11 Suppl):S295-S315. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2015.09.006.

PMID: 26568508 Review.


Contemporary Management of Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome.

Magistro G, Wagenlehner FM, Grabe M, Weidner W, Stief CG, Nickel JC.

Eur Urol. 2016 Feb;69(2):286-97. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2015.08.061. Epub 2015 Sep 26.

PMID: 26411805 Review.


Amplified pain syndromes in children: treatment and new insights into disease pathogenesis.

Hoffart CM, Wallace DP.

Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2014 Sep;26(5):592-603. doi: 10.1097/BOR.0000000000000097.

PMID: 25010441 Review.