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All that wheezes is not asthma…except it often is
Myron Yaster MD and Justin L. Lockman MD, MSEd
Regli A, Sommerfield A, von Ungern-Sternberg BS. Anesthetic considerations in children with asthma. Paediatr Anaesth. 2022 Feb;32(2):148-155. PMID: 34890494
A review article on the management of asthma. We compared the article’s recommendations to the recommendations of SPA’s PediCrisis app.
Dr. Bernard Lown: Making the World a Better Place
Mark A. Rockoff MD
White and black (colored) blood banks, wards, drinking fountains…A historian and SPA former president, Mark Rockoff, remembers Dr. Bernard Lown who together with Russian Vegneiy Chazov won the Nobel Peace Prize for their work with International physicians for the prevention of nuclear war.
Dissecting Racial Outcome Disparities In Children With CHD Using Big Data
Lindsey Loveland Baptist MD, Susan C. Nicolson MD
Nasr VG, Staffa SJ, DiNardo JA, Faraoni D. The Association Between Race and Adverse Postoperative Outcomes in Children With Congenital Heart Disease Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery. Anesth Analg. 2022 Feb 1;134(2):357-368. PMID: 33999011
Race is associated with postoperative mortality and complications in children with minor and major CHD who underwent non- cardiac surgery. Black children have a higher incidence of post-operative mortality and morbidity when compared to white children.