Experts discuss the various imaging modalities for children who require diagnostic workup beyond urine culture, as well as the consequences of overusing antibiotics and antibiotic route of administration.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that current evidence is inadequate for assessing the balance of benefits and harms of primary care interventions for preventing illicit drug use among children, adolescents, and young adults.
The use of immune globulin therapy appears to benefit children who experience acute heart failure caused by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)-related multisystem inflammatory syndrome, according to the findings of a case series recently published in Circulation.
A randomized controlled trial comprising infants revealed a reduced schedule of a 4-component capsular group B meningococcal vaccine (4CMenB) was immunogenic and established immunologic memory after booster vaccination.
Although COVID-19 is commonly mild with the majority of children requiring only supportive care as the primary management strategy, for children who develop severe or critical disease, decision-making regarding antiviral therapy should weigh individual risks and benefits.