The clinical application of a novel algorithm in the pediatric cardiac intensive care unit can alert patients’ care team in real-time when the risk for cardiac arrest is likely.
Research is an integral part of the mission of Cleveland Clinic Children’s. This article provides an overview of selected clinical studies.
Hani Najm, MD, MSc, FACC, Chair of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery, has been elected to the board of trustees of the American College of Cardiology (ACC).
Continuous quality improvement efforts and support for caregivers lead to national recognition for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) at Cleveland Clinic Children’s.
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Although COVID-19 has been generally considered milder for the pediatric population, pediatricians are still concerned for their patients. And that concern expands beyond the threat of COVID-19, as delays in care leave children vulnerable. Karen Murray, MD, discusses safety precautions and messaging strategies to get pediatric patients back into medical clinics and, when needed, hospitals.
Cleveland Clinic Children’s hematology and oncology inpatient unit reported zero CLABSIs in 2019. See how they achieved it through fostering a culture of safety and ongoing quality improvement.
The science of cancer care is advancing at a rapid place, contributing to improvements in the survival of pediatric and older adult patients with cancer. But adolescents and young adults are not seeing the same outcomes, perhaps in part due to their low enrollment rates in cancer clinical trials. Hematologist-oncologist Stefanie Thomas, MD, explains.
Clinical trials of TRIKAFTA demonstrated robust improvement in pulmonary function in patients with cystic fibrosis. In this article, pediatric pulmonologist Nathan Kraynack, MD, shares his early experience with the new, game-changing regimen.
Timely diagnosis of joint pain causing pediatric musculoskeletal conditions is an important skill to develop in medical students and residents. Pediatric rheumatologist Angela Robinson, MD, MPH, is developing an online simulation game to facilitate self-guided learning.
Missed maternal visits to NICU is correlated with maternal depression, according to a small study presented this week at #AAP19. Neonatologist Anirudha Das, MD, discusses the findings and their clinical implications.