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Current overview in pediatric critical care

Edited by Dr. Nobuaki Shime

This thematic series was published in Journal of Intensive Care

  1. Primary intussusception in children is a common acute abdominal disease. The cause of this disease is still not fully understood. Many articles have reported that children with intussusception are often accomp...

    Authors: Qingtao Yan, Liandi Xu, Jun Chao, Zemin Zhang and Hui Wang
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:641
  2. Effective triage at hospitals can improve outcomes for children globally by helping identify and prioritize care for those most at-risk of death. Paper-based pediatric triage guidelines have been developed to ...

    Authors: Stefanie K Novakowski, Olive Kabajaasi, Mai-Lei Woo Kinshella, Yashodani Pillay, Teresa Johnson, Dustin Dunsmuir, Katija Pallot, Jessica Rigg, Nathan Kenya-Mugisha, Bernard Toliva Opar, J Mark Ansermino, Abner Tagoola and Niranjan Kissoon
    Citation: BMC Pediatrics 2022 22:593
  3. Acute kidney injury (AKI) after cardiac surgery in children with congenital heart disease is a common complication. AKI is also associated with high morbidity and mortality. The Kidney Diseases Improving Globa...

    Authors: Yuichiro Toda and Kentaro Sugimoto
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2017 5:49
  4. Brain-dead donor organ transplantation has been available to children in Japan since the 2010 revision of the Organ Transplant Law. Of the 50–60 brain-dead donor organ transplants performed annually in Japan, ...

    Authors: Nao Nishimura, Mureo Kasahara, Kenji Ishikura and Satoshi Nakagawa
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2017 5:48
  5. Sepsis is one of the leading causes of mortality among children worldwide. Unfortunately, however, reliable evidence was insufficient in pediatric sepsis and many aspects in clinical practice actually depend o...

    Authors: Tatsuya Kawasaki
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2017 5:47
  6. Reintubation after pediatric cardiac surgery is associated with a high rate of mortality. Therefore, adequate respiratory support for postextubation acute respiratory failure (ARF) is important. However, littl...

    Authors: Naohiro Shioji, Tatsuo Iwasaki, Tomoyuki Kanazawa, Kazuyoshi Shimizu, Tomohiko Suemori, Kentaro Sugimoto, Yasutoshi Kuroe and Hiroshi Morimatsu
    Citation: Journal of Intensive Care 2017 5:35