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Rates of VTE and CLABSI Among Types of Central Venous Access Devices in Critically Ill Children

PIPSQC is pleased to share the new publication in Critical Care Medicine, entitled "Rates of Venous Thromboembolism and Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infections Among Types of Central Venous Access Devices in Critically Ill Children."

In addition, PIPSQC is pleased to highlight the following recent resources on pediatric patient care:

PEDIATRIC AIRWAY SAFETY
PSMF - Airway Safety Webinar: Taking Aim at Zero Preventable Deaths and Harm from Unplanned Extubation
Pediatric Anesthesia - Special Issue: Pediatric Airway Special Issue
Difficult Bag-Mask Ventilation in Critically Ill Children Is Independently Associated With Adverse Events
Respiratory Therapist-Driven Pathway Improves Timeliness of Extubation Readiness Assessment in a Single PICU

PEDIATRIC CRITICAL CARE
Central Venous Catheters Complications in the Pediatric Cardiac ICU - The Devil Is in the Details
Central Venous Catheter Utilization and Complications in the Pediatric Cardiac ICU: A Report From the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4)
ISQua - Webinar: Communication with Children about Life Threatening Conditions: implications for Long Term Psychological Health

PEDIATRIC SEPSIS
Fifteen-minute consultation: Point of care ultrasound in the management of paediatric shock
World Sepsis Congress (WSC) Spotlight: Sepsis, Pandemics, and Antimicrobial Resistance - Global Health Threats of the 21st Century

Also of note are the recent articles below on COVID-19 and children:

COVID-19 and CHILDREN
Pediatric SARS-CoV-2: Clinical Presentation, Infectivity, and Immune Responses
SCCM - COVID-19 Rapid Resource Center - Category: Pediatrics
Multidisciplinary Guidance Regarding the Use of Immunomodulatory Therapies for Acute COVID-19 in Pediatric Patients
Ten key points about COVID‐19 in children: The shadows on the wall
Three Faculty of Medicine researchers to study long-term effects of COVID-19 on children

MULTISYSTEM INFLAMMATORY SYNDROME in CHILDREN (MIS-C)
Acute hepatitis is a prominent presentation of the multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children: a single‐center report
SARS-CoV-2 in cardiac tissue of a child with COVID-19-related multisystem inflammatory syndrome
MIS-C: A Life-Threatening Addition to the Differential Diagnosis
Prone Positioning for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

SECONDARY EFFECTS of COVID-19 on CHILDREN
Complexity and fragility: Realising the SDGs in the face of COVID-19
Emergency department utilisation by vulnerable paediatric populations during the COVID‐19 pandemic
Integrating Mental and Physical Health Care for Kids

COVID-19 and SCHOOL REOPENINGS
Risk for Severe COVID-19 Illness Among Teachers and Adults Living With School-Aged Children
SARS-CoV-2 & Back to School
WHO, UNICEF urge safe school reopening in Africa