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Paediatric Early Warning Score for use in the emergency department

PIPSQC is pleased to share the following articles on detecting patient deterioration and PEWS:
AutoPEWS: Automating Pediatric Early Warning Score Calculation Improves Accuracy Without Sacrificing Predictive Ability
Better Trumps Good: Enlisting Enemies to Reduce Out-of-ICU Codes
Cardiorespiratory and Pulse Oximetry Monitoring in Hospitalized Children: A Delphi Process
Development and validation of a Paediatric Early Warning Score for use in the emergency department: a multicentre study
Failure to Rescue Deteriorating Patients: A Systematic Review of Root Causes and Improvement Strategies
Improving Accuracy and Timeliness of Nursing Documentation of Pediatric Early Warning Scores
Late Rescue Collaborative: Reducing Non-ICU Arrests
Paediatric patient stratification in the emergency department
Vitals Risk Index - Retrospective Performance Analysis of an Automated and Objective Pediatric Early Warning System

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the following articles on surge capacity and resource allocation:
Approach to Consolidating Pediatric Hospital Beds During the COVID-19 Surge
Ethics of Creating a Resource Allocation Strategy During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Managing ICU surge during the COVID-19 crisis: rapid guidelines
Rapid Implementation of an Adult Coronavirus Disease 2019 Unit in a Children's Hospital
Repurposing a Pediatric ICU for Adults
Should Pediatric Patients Be Prioritized When Rationing Life-Saving Treatments During the COVID-19 Pandemic?
Triage of Scarce Critical Care Resources in COVID-19 An Implementation Guide for Regional Allocation
What can we do to improve care & experience for children and not break the workforce this winter? - twitter thread by @Damian_Roland

Also of note are the following resources on pediatric critical care - including multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C):
Childhood multisystem inflammatory syndrome
Coronavirus Disease 2019–Associated Inflammatory Syndromes in Children and Social Reintegration
Critical Care Lecture Series 6 - Shock Resuscitation: Paradigm Shift in Last Decade
Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) - 2020 Pediatric Respiratory ELSO Guideline
Multicentre validation of a computer-based tool for differentiation of acute Kawasaki disease from clinically similar febrile illnesses
Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children: Is There a Linkage to Kawasaki Disease?
National consensus management pathway for Paediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome - Temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 (PIMS-TS): The results of a national Delphi process
Paediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome temporally associated with SARS-CoV-2 mimicking Kawasaki disease (Kawa-COVID-19): a multicentre cohort
Pediatric Sepsis Definition - A Systematic Review Protocol by the Pediatric Sepsis Definition Taskforce
Zentensivist Manifesto. Defining the Art of Critical Care

Last but not least are the articles below on the secondary effects of COVID-19 on children - including visitor restrictions:
AAP - Family Presence Policies for Pediatric Inpatient Settings During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Benefits and Risks of Visitor Restrictions for Hospitalized Children During the COVID Pandemic
Increased Risk for Family Violence During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Mitigating the Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic Response on At-Risk Children
Trends in Pediatric Emergency Department Utilization after Institution of COVID-19 Mandatory Social Distancing